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Dear all Has anyone else seen this awful information? 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email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; jewlsare@palnet <jewlsare@palnet>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Maher@Mhe.planet.edu <Maher@Mhe.planet.edu>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Mali1.email@example.com <Mali1.firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>; rafidr@Najah.edu <rafidr@Najah.edu>; email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 12 August 1998 23:39 Subject: more information about a flesh-eating screw-worm let lose upon Iraq Friends, I like to share the following information that I have just received from a German whom I quoted in my article that appears below his email regarding a lab developed fly being used in a secret biological warfare against Iraq. Your comments are welcome and appreciated. Arab Journal ali baghdadi Subj SCRWWORM.TXT Date: 12/08/98 03:25:43 ã Central Daylight Time From: G.PUMPHREY@PDSLL.pds-online.de (George Pumphrey) To: email@example.com George Pumphrey M.-Grünewald-Str. 13 D-53175 Bonn Fax:(49) 228-164 6604 Mr. Ali Baghdadi 12. August 1998 Dear Mr. Baghdadi, I am very happy to see your article about the screwworm in Iraq. I have been trying to draw attention to the probability that this is an American bio-war attack. It has been difficult to get the information published in the Sta- tes, even in Left papers but the silence is being broken. The "Real Washington" published a short article Feb. 15. 2 Senators called the publisher to ask if this was satire, (the Real Washing- ton is a satirical magazine) and the author assured them it was not. Then the Apr. 4 issue of Blazing Tattles published an exten- sive letter. Other journals are preparing to bring an article soon, and there will be a chapter in a book against the sanctions that will be In Germany there were 2 articles at the beginning of the year that pointed to the Bio-warfare aspect of the plague. I see that you took your information from the "Independent". There was a mistake in the original "Independent" article. I am being listed as a specialist for biological warfare. This is false. I have asked Felicity to place a correction: George Pumphrey is mistakenly discribed as a biological warfare specialist. Though he does research on US foreign policy, including the repeated use of biological weapons against the US' declared enemies, he has not specialist in biological warfare. Would you please place this correction? I think it is in the in- terests of all of us that the US government not be given this pos- sibility to discredit the information about their attack through an editor's mistake in the characterization of the source. Take care. Yours for Peace and Justice, A lab developed flesh-eating fly being used in a secret biological warfare against Iraq By: Ali Baghdadi August 7, 1998 In violation of all international accords and agreements that govern nations' conduct at times of war and peace, the United States government and its agencies have been waging a new covert war against Iraq for the last eight months. The weapon being secretly used is an insect that was invented and developed at the Department of Agriculture's Stoneville (Mississippi) laboratories during the Nixon administration. The fly, which has now been let loose upon Iraq by the Clinton administration as a biological weapon of mass destruction, is designed to kill animals as well as humans. Though the Independent, a highly respected British newspaper published in London, broke the chilling and shocking news on August 2, the American news media which must have access to all details has been deafly silent! Their coverage of this most alarming story, that is more controversial than all the Washington scandals put together as known in recent history, including Watergate, is just zero! What is most disturbing is the fact that this is not a game for computer enthusiasts to enjoy. Nor is it harmless fiction play that allows its author to journey into unreachable horizons. It is a true story that no one would dare to get involved in unless he or she has the approval and blessings of the White House, which, considering the present state of affairs, is not hard to get. President Clinton has been busy defending himself against accusations leveled by women who were deliberately and mischievously planted around him to trap and weaken the presidency. His administration, which is being run by Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Secretary of Defense William Cohen, National Security Advisor Sandy Burger, and other Zionist comrades, is prepared to experiment with anything that may achieve their political objectives! Since sanctions and military options have failed, Washington strategists apparently believe that the consumption of Arab flesh by flies in an effort to compel Baghdad into surrender and thus realize the Zionist dream of greater Israel from the Euphrates to the Nile, becomes a worthwhile endeavor! Armies from 28 nations (including the U.S, the U.K. and France) that, in 42 days, dropped explosives equivalent to seven and a half Hiroshima nuclear bombs (850,000 tons to be exact) and flew 110,000 bombing sorties did not achieve the Israeli American objective. Nor did the murder of one and a half million Iraqi civilians through starvation and lack of medication. According to briefing papers compiled by the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization, the outbreak of the livestock pest, known as screw-worm fly, has spread to 12 of the 18 Iraqi provinces since December, and has already reached epidemic proportions. The insect, which attacks wounds, scars and cuts, newborn' navels and tick bites of both warm-blooded animals and humans, and causes foul-smelling discharges, has already resulted in the death of 40 people. Its toll on live- stock, according to a mission from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization that is currently visiting Iraq, is estimated to be in the tens of thousands. A screw-worm female fly lays an average of four batches of 400 eggs on the broken skin; and in just 12 hours they enter the body and hatch into flesh- eating larvae. A whole cow can be consumed in less than seven days. Middle East observers suspect that the screw-worm, which is native to the United States, Mexico and Central America, was introduced to Iraq as the latest weapon to be used to supplement the American effort to undermine the Baghdad government and eventually control Iraqi economic wealth and resources. George Pumphrey, a German biological warfare specialist, as reported by the Independent, said that this weapon and its use to accomplish certain U.S. goals is not something new: "Iraq is but the latest victim in what appears to be a deliberate introduction of the screw-worm as a biological weapon. In Libya, where an outbreak occurred in 1989, 2,000 animals were killed. It was exemplarily combatted, yet by the following year it covered 35,000 km and killed 12,000 head of stock." At a time when the embargo has taken its toll on Iraqi livestock due to lack of animal feed, the infestation and its impact on the Iraqi people could become catastrophic. We have discovered through our research that the history of this illegal weapon goes back to the Nixon presidency. With the urging and support of President Nixon, the fly, which was originally designed to proliferate and consume poppy crops, was developed by Dr. Jerome Jaffe, a pharmacologist, after a meeting in his home city of Chicago, on June 10, 1971. The name, "screw-worm", was selected after the President remarked that the insect died after intercourse as a self-destructive mechanism controlling its life cycle when its mission is accomplished. Nixon convinced Congress to appropriate funds for the covert project only after he was able to disguise the screw-worm as an innocent-sounding ecological weed-killer. President Nixon indorsed the idea of using of the screw-worm to covertly eradicate opium poppy in the "Golden Triangle", an area that includes parts of Burma, Laos and Thailand. Iraq, which is under the strictest and cruelest economic sanctions in history, does not have the means to eradicate the screw-worm. The task involves breeding flies and sterilizing the males with radioactive cobalt that Baghdad is not allowed to have. Unless the world reacts and acts to stop this "holocaust" now, four million more Iraqis, mostly women, children and the elderly, may soon perish. Ironically, the Zionists, the architects of U.S. policy in the Middle East, believe that, to guarantee Israel's racist and violent existence in that region, is not a high price! Albright appearing on the "60 Minutes" NBC program, once told the whole world, "it is worth it." -- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a discussion list run by Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To be removed/added, email firstname.lastname@example.org, NOT the whole list. Archived at http://linux.clare.cam.ac.uk/~saw27/casi/discuss.html