2,962. 10/17/2001

“United Nations inspectors who later studied the Iraqi [chemical weapons] program said Baghdad did not manage to produce dry anthrax that could be delivered as an aerosol though it did buy specialized nozzles for its fleet of crop-dusters. In the years since, United Nations officials say, Iraq has acquired the capability to produce the high-grade, dry anthrax of the appropriate particle size.”

 – Stephen Engelberg and Judith Miller, “Miller Daschle Letter Called First Use of Anthrax as Weapon,” The New York Times, Oct. 17, 2001

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