Backchannels US military denied treatment to soldiers exposed to chemical weapons in Iraq (+video)

A detailed New York Times scoop raises troubling questions about secrecy and responsibility in the US government.

By , Staff writer


The New York Times's C.J. Chivers has dropped a bombshell of a scoop that details 17 US troops and seven Iraqi policemen who were exposed to old chemical weapons in Iraq, some of whom were declined appropriate medical care and service awards on the grounds of secrecy.