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IRAQI BIOWEAPONS MADE IN VIRGINIA

IRAQI BIOWEAPONS MADE IN VIRGINIA Where did Iraq get nearly all of the germs for its bioweapons program? Virginia.According to documents obtained by the New York Times, the American Type Culture Collection, a biological supply house in Manassas, Va, provided the Iraqi government with the vast majority of its biotoxins. The rest were obtained from the Pasteur Institute in Paris.A spokesperson for the Virginia firm said that the shipments of anthrax and other poisons were okayed by the U.S. government."A.T.C.C. could never have shipped these samples to Iraq without the Department of Commerce's approval for all requests," said Nancy J. Wysocki, vice president for human resources and public relations at the American Type Culture Collection.

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