Tuesday, December 5, 2017

This Day In Iraqi History - Dec 5


1940 US Amb to Iraq sent not to PM Gaylani saying he was worried about direction
            of Iraq-English relations because of Gaylani’s overtures to the Axis
2000 UN Res 1330 renewed Oil for Food Program for Iraq
2002 White House spokesman said Bush and Rumsfeld wouldn't claim Iraq had WMD
            if it wasn't true
2002 Rumsfeld aid Herbits said he was taking over postwar Iraq planning because it
            was a mess
2002 UnderSecDef Feith’s office was supposed to do postwar Iraq planning Herbits
            said he was screwing up
2002 Report Tuwaitha nuclear facility showed no signs of involvement in weapons
            program
2003 Pentagon banned France, Germany, Russia and other countries that opposed war
            from bidding on reconstruction projects in Iraq
2003 US Air Force intel report Iran greatest threat to long term US influence in Iraq
2004 Suicide car bomb at police station at main gate to Green Zone killed 7 wounded
            50
2005 Report US forces trying new Clear Hold Build in Husaiba Anbar Iraqis seemed
            disorganized leaving US to do most things 

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