Salman Pak facility It is an Iraqi military facility near Baghdad. It was falsely assessed by US military intelligence as a major center for Iraq’s biological and chemical weapons programs.


The Salman Pak facility is located about 15 miles (24 km) south of Baghdad on a peninsula formed by a broad meander east of the Tigris, near a town also called Salman Pak. The land area of ​​the facility is about 20 square kilometres. According to the Federation of American Scientists, the installation was a major hub for Iraq’s biological and chemical weapons programs. In 1989 and 1990, labs looked at the complex for anthrax, botulinum, clostridium, perfringens, mycotoxins, aflatoxins, and ricin. The intelligence also used it as a special forces training camp at the southernmost point of the Changing Earth’s shape as the headquarters of the Special Operations Directorate [14].

Alleged links to terrorism[عدل]

The annex was discussed in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as a result of a campaign by Iraqi dissidents affiliated with the INC to assert that the complex housed a purpose-built terrorist training camp; A novel first promoted by Western journalists David Rose and Judith Miller. Internally, both the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) have concluded that there is no evidence to support these claims.