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Gulf War: MOD letter to Powell ("Containing Iraqi CW/CB Capability") [President Bush: "confident of limiting wide environmental damage by...dropping incendiaries which would destroy most of the toxic substances; MOD: results of assessment "not enirely reassuring"] [declassified Jul 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3440 f28
Editorial comments:

Two annexes (A: Media Ground Rules; B: Guidance on the Realease of Information) follow the letter. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3440.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Environment, Defence (general), Defence (Gulf War, 1990-91)