Sunday, July 29, 2018

This Day In Iraqi History - Jul 29


1968 Baath had Def Min Daud visit Jordan so that party could take control of
military while he was gone Daud arrested when he arrived in Jordan Sent into exile as ambassador to Saudi Arabia
1988 Mujahedeen e-Khalq forced to withdraw from 2 Iranian towns ending hopes
            of Iraq backed revolt against Khomeini
(Musings On Iraq interview with author Anthony Tucker-Jones on Iran-Iraq War)
(Musings On Iraq review The Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988)
(Musings On Iraq review Iran-Iraq War, The Lion of Babylon, 1980-1988)
(Musings On Iraq review The Iran-Iraq War)
1990 OPEC agreed to raise prices 20% that year under pressure from Iraq that
            wanted to boost revenues to rebuild after Iran-Iraq War
1990 Mukhabarat had placed 30 agents at Kuwait oil fields and Kuwait city to help
            with invasion
1991 Talabani said that without another major international relief effort Kurds
            would face another disaster
2002 Blair’s foreign policy adv Manning told Rice UK with US against Iraq but had
            to go through UN
2002 NYTimes article on Iraq war plans Mentioned Gen Franks ideas for dealing with
            defense of Baghdad
(Musings On Iraq article on how arguments over Iraq invasion were fought through press leaks)
2003 US intel report Hezbollah attempted to reach out to Sadr and his Mahdi Army
(Musings On Iraq article on Hezbollah presence in Iraq)
2003 Report US held Iraqi detainees incommunicado and without access to lawyers
2003 Saddam recording said his sons Uday and Qusay died as martyrs for Iraq and US
            would be defeated
2008 Op Augurs of Prosperity in Diyala began ISF targeted Sahwa in Baquba
(Musings On Iraq article on Augurs of Prosperity op)
(Musings On Iraq article on govt crackdown on Sahwa)
2013 ISI started new car bomb wave as part of Soldiers’ Harvest campaign

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