“In December 1988…Dow Chemical sold $1.5 million worth of pesticides to Iraq, despite concerns expressed by some in the U.S. government that they could be used as chemical warfare agents. According to The Washington Post [on July 19, 1992], ‘An Export-Import Bank official reported in a memorandum that he could find *no reason* to stop the sale, despite evidence that the pesticides were *highly toxic* to humans and would cause death *from asphyxiation.* ‘ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Amy Goodman with David Goodman, The Exception to the Rulers, Page 31