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Profile: Joost R. Hiltermann

 
  

Positions that Joost R. Hiltermann has held:

  • Executive director of the arms division of Human Rights Watch


 

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Quote, January 17, 2003

   “Some of those who engineered the tilt today are back in power in the Bush administration. They have yet to account for their judgment that it was Iran, not Iraq, that posed the primary threat to the Gulf; for building up Iraq so that it thought it could invade Kuwait and get away with it; for encouraging Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs by giving the regime a de facto green light on chemical weapons use; and for turning a blind eye to Iraq's worst atrocities, and then lying about it.” [International Herald Tribune, 1/17/03]

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January 17, 2003      US-Iraq 1980s

       Joost R. Hiltermann pens an op-ed in the International Herald Tribune titled, “America Didn't Seem to Mind Poison Gas,” in which he comments on how the US had sought to protect Iraq in 1988 from international condemnation after its attacks on Halabja using poison gas (see March 1988). [International Herald Tribune 1/17/03 Sources: Letter from Center for Disease Control & Prevention to Senator Donald Riegle]
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