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"The intelligence indicated that Iraq used chemical weapons against Iranian forces, and, according to a November 1983 memo, against 'Kurdish insurgents' as well... Soon thereafter, Donald Rumsfeld was dispatched to the Middle East as a presidential envoy. Rumsfeld met with Saddam, and the two discussed regional issues of mutual interest, shared enmity toward Iran and Syria, and the U.S.'s efforts to find alternative routes to transport Iraq's oil. Rumsfeld also met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz, and the two agreed, 'the U.S. and Iraq shared many common interests.' "
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