Capture of Islamic State engineer likely to delay group’s WMD capability
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Capture of Islamic State engineer likely to delay group’s WMD capability

By Grant Barratt, CIB Middle East Desk* United States Special Operations forces captured the Islamic State’s (IS) chemical engineer in Iraq last month. It is stated with moderate confidence that the detainment of this individual will delay and heavily impact IS’s ability to pursue the deployment of a large-scale chemical attack. According to both Iraqi … Continue reading