The second book of Mohammad Bagher Nik Khah Bahrami is about the chemical warfare history. The book is going through the ultimate revision of the document and research center. This book includes some unsaid issues regarding the two world wars and the sacred defense era and it will be published soon.
The following exclusive interview with this researcher and expert of chemical weapons has been done regarding his recent book.
Dr. Mohammad Bagher Nik Khah said: "There are many unsaid things regarding the use of chemical, nuclear and biological weapons against Iran and the world in this book which have been discussed in details.”
Dr. Mohammad Bagher Nik Khah in an exclusive interview with the reporter of Chemical Weapons Victims added: "Along with these unsaid issues, one of the significant issues of the book is about the revelations which have been expressed about those countries that supplied Iraq with chemical agents during its war against Iran. The disclosures have been expressed by the western mass Medias as well.”
Nik Khah Bahrami continued: "In this section of the revelations and disclosures we can read the issues quoted by America Radio, B.B.C radio, Baghdad Radio and along with them some reports issued by the United Nations Committees, CAI report in 19084 and the reports issues for the court of Frans Van Anraat a Dutch businessman who supplied Iraqi with chemical agents during the Iran-Iraq war and Nuremberg court along with the confessions of pilots and war captives during the bombardments.”
He notified: "After expressing these documentations, at the end a conclusion and summary has been presented regarding what has occurred.”
The book of the chemical warfare chronology regarding the other sections of the book said: "In the preamble of the book the use of poisonous gases during antiquity and the initial wars among the ancient cultures have been described.”
He pointed out to this issue that some of the contents have been mentioned in the first book as well, and he said: "After the preamble, some contents with the topic of familiarity with different chemical agents and effects have been written.”
He said: "since some of the issues have been mentioned in the first book too and they had been described briefly in that book, but this book discusses them in details.”
Commander Nik Khah mentioned: "After preamble, a section of the book has been devoted to the familiarity with different agents of chemical weapons and their consequences.”
He continued: "The principles of the book start after the preamble and in the first chapter. They attempt to indicate the use of chemical warfare from the first day of mankind creation to the World War I and this chapter ends by the start of World War I.”
Nik Khah Bahrami emphasized: "Consideration of this process indicates that the highest level of chemical weapons use and the weapons of mass destructions use have taken place by the Europeans in a way that 70 % of the unconventional weapons have been used by them.”
The author of the book ‘Morale Machine’ added: "After this era, the use of chemical weapons and the usage of chemical warfare during the World War I have been explained in details. Each of the parties of the united governments and opposite sides has been verified in the field of researches, proliferation, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons along with their causalities.”
He mentioned: Since chemical weapons were used during the World War I and its results were clear, in the second chapter the decision of governments, negotiations and treaties and resolutions have been discussed and eventually the Geneva 1925 Protocol was concluded.
The weaknesses and errors of the abovementioned protocol until World War II have been described as well.
The authority of propaganda in the southern war zones pointed out to the lack of usage of these weapons during the World War II and he said: "These weapons were not used during the World War II due to some reasons such as fear of retaliation, its causalities and damages which had been left from the World War I and the lack of medical facilities for the treatment of consequences.”
Also some realities have been ignored by the historians, but these issues have been mentioned in the book.
He continued: "The above issues are related to the use of unconventional weapons against Hiroshima and also killing 400.000 persons from the people of Hamburg and Dresden by burning bombs and these cases have been described in details in the book.”
Nik Khah pointed out to one of the significant and outstanding issues that has been mentioned in the book and he said: " Also along with these enlightenments, this issue has been described that when the allied forces entered Berlin, they shifted the chemical stockpiles of this country along with its chemical scientists to the two countries of the United States of America and Soviet Union and even a ship that was delivering chemical weapons (mustard gas) was drown in the oceans near United States due to leaking.’
He also pointed out to this issue that at the moment more than 80 % of the World Chemical Weapons have been stockpiled in these two countries and he said: "After that the activities of different countries for violation of the chemical weapons convention after the World War II have been discussed, specially the use of chemical weapons by the United States of America against Vietnam. The United States of America during its war against Vietnam employed Agent Orange and also the Soviet Union used chemical weapons against the innocent people of Afghanistan under the name (colorful rain).”
He added: "In the next chapter the procedure of supplying Iraq with chemical weapons in the war against Iran has been explained. The western countries supplied this country with chemical weapons in 1981, so the Iraqi Baathist regime employed these chemical weapons against Iranians during the eight year war.”
Nik Khah also pointed out to this issue that the history of chemical warfare has been verified and reviewed in several sections and he said: "At first the use of chemical weapons as a test has been mentioned and then it had been used as a military strategy during the military operations Kheibar, Badr, Valfajr 8, Karbala 5, but these weapons were used against civilians in 1987.”
He added: "Along with these discussions, the activities of defensive military units against chemical weapons, the treatment activities and dispatching the injured patients to foreign countries and conclusion are mentioned in the final chapter of the book.”
Nik Khah continued: "In this book has been mentioned that the first chemical warfare of Iraq against Iranians took place on January 13, 1981 against the war zones of Meimak, Helaleh and Nei Khazar. During the first attack more than 40 war veterans were martyred and 100 persons were exposed to chemical weapons.”
He also pointed out to his objective for writing this book and he said: "I attempted to write this book to form a pack and a reference book in the field of chemical weapons history. That is why many documents have been presented in the book as well. So any researcher and expert can refer the book and extract information from this book. Any person who refers to the book can find out the history of chemical weapons use accurately.”
He continued: "This issue was followed with some problems as well which would be summarized mostly in the capacity of the book, that is whey the book has been revised for several times and now it has got its final form too.”
It should be noted that the second book of Dr. Mohammad Bagher Nik Khah is passing its ultimate revision stage and it will be published soon.