On March 11, 1992, Director-in-Charge of International Affairs Issues, Joseph E. Kelley, submitted a classified GAO (United States General Accounting Office) report titled, 'Iraq: U.S. Military Items Exported or Transferred to Iraq in the 1980s.' It read: "According to a State official, Iraq became ineligible to participate in U.S. foreign military sales when it broke diplomatic relations with the United States in the wake of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. Its ineligibility continued when Iraq was subsequently placed on the list of terrorist-supporting countries [on December 29, 1979]."
– “Iraq: U.S. Military Items Exported or Transferred to Iraq in the 1980s, GAO/NSIAD-94-98” Federation of American Scientists, Feb. 7, 1994, Page 3, U.S. General Accounting Office, 3/11/1992
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