Thursday, December 14, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History - Dec 14


1927 Agreement made over new Anglo-Iraq Treaty Wasn’t signed due to
            Iraqi complaints
1983 State Dept memo said that major setback for Iraq would be strategic
            defeat for West
2002 Iraqi opposition meeting in London Came up with 65 member committee but
            marked by general disunity
2002 Pentagon report on postwar Iraq warned that US could win the war and
            lose the peace
2002 Pentagon report warned there would be no Iraqi govt after invasion so there would be chaos in
            country
2002 Pentagon report warned that U.S. was only planning for war and not postwar Iraq
2002 Pentagon report said Iraq’s economy was a wreck, and that U.S. should not dismiss military
            or carry out extensive deBaathification because could fracture Iraq
2003 Bremer announced US had captured Saddam
2005 Bush admitted that U.S. used faulty intelligence on Iraq but said war still justified
            to remove Saddam
2005 Kurdistan Islamic Union candidate said KDP was attacking party for
            withdrawing from Kurdish list
2008 During signing ceremony for SOFA in Baghdad reporter threw his shoes at
            Bush and Maliki

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