posted on Jan, 14 2010 @ 03:09 PM
Originally posted by angelofmercy
Many babies born in Iraq today have some type of anomaly. Many of these babies appear to resemble animals. Many are stillborn.
Depleted uranium could certainly produce a range of mutations, immunological disorders and cancers in Iraq; however, I think it's important to
remember that Iraq was at war with Iran for eight years (1980 to 1988), and — despite the ignorant claims that Iraq did not stockpile WMD — it is
known for a fact
that Iraq stockpiled and used
chemical WMD against both troops and
civilians over those eight years.
Iraq's president Saddam Hussein never made a secret of his possession and use of WMD; in fact, he boasted
of his chemical weapons and
threatened to use them against Iran, the Kurds, and later Coalition forces. Saddam Hussein was a despicable, murdering beast, and he
undoubtedly used chemical WMD against innocent populations on several
While it is known that Iraq employed mustard gas
against Iran, it is suspected that many other types of nerve agents were used, as well.
Young Iraqi and Iranian children were undoubtedly exposed to this cocktail of WMD during the Iran/Iraq War — the children that survived would be
young adults right about now, having families of their own. Hence, the recent explosion
of birth defects in Iraq (and elsewhere in the
— Doc Velocity
[edit on 1/14/2010 by Doc Velocity]