Berto Jongman: Pentagon Admits Chemical Weapons Use at Fallujah

03 Environmental Degradation, 04 Inter-State Conflict, 07 Other Atrocities, 08 Proliferation
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Pentagon Reverses Position and Admits U.S. Troops Used White Phosphorus Against Iraqis in Fallujah

The U.S. government has now admitted its troops used white phosphorus as an incendiary weapon against Iraqis during the assault on Fallujah a year ago. Chemical weapons experts say such attacks are in violation of international law banning the use of chemical weapons. We speak with columnist George Monbiot and the news director of RAI TV, the Italian TV network that produced the film “Fallujah: The Hidden Massacre.” [includes rush transcript]

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