Joost R. Hiltermann
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Joost Hiltermann's new book A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja, re-examines Saddam Hussein's use of chemical weapons against Iranian soldiers and Iraqi Kurds during the Iran-Iraq war. The book also examines how Western powers, including the Reagan administration, aided and abetted Saddam.