Thursday, June 28, 2018

This Day In Iraqi History - Jun 28


1914 Ottomans agreed to oil concessions for British and Germans in Mosul
            and Baghdad provinces Never happened because WWI
1940 Italy told Iraq it wanted an independent Syria Lebanon and Iraq as well
1969 Baath created Dohuk province as part of 1966 June Declaration on Kurdish rights
1981 Iraq offered Ramadan ceasefire but rejected by Iran
1982 Saddam dismissed all the members of the Revolutionary Command Council
1986 Iraqi planes attacked Sardasht Iran using mustard gas 1st civilian town attacked by
            WMD 133 killed
1987 Iran accused Iraq of killing and wounding 650 Kurdish civilians in mustard
            gas attack in northwest Iran
1991 UN inspectors denied access to Fallujah nuclear site while trucks took equipment
            out
2004 CPA disbanded, Iraqi sovereignty returned to interim govt led by Premier Allawi
2004 Bremer said CPA accomplished almost everything it set out to do including a
            peaceful democratic and pluralistic society
2004 US created Multi National Security Transition Command Iraq to train Iraqi forces
(Musings On Iraq article on pre-Surge US Iraq strategy)
2004 Sistani fatwa said no guarantee US process would create constitutional convention
            that represented the Iraqi people
2005 Bush said Iraq policy was stand up Iraqi forces and US would stand down meaning
            withdraw
(Musings On Iraq article on pre-Surge US Iraq strategy)
2008 Accountability and Justice law amended to stop former ISF officers for being fired
            for Baathist past and those that quit could now get jobs with govt
(Musings On Iraq article on amending Accountability and Justice law)

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