Documents Trace Early U.S.-Iraq Dealings

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Newly declassified documents from the 1980s shed more light on Iraq's complicated relationship with the United States. The papers include instructions to Donald Rumsfeld — then a special envoy under President Reagan — on how to talk to Saddam Hussein about Iraq's use of chemical weapons. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and Tom Blanton, director of the National Security Archive.

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