Friday, July 6, 2018

This Day In Iraqi History - Jul 6

1991 Baghdad demanded Peshmerga disband close Kurdish radio stations end
contacts with foreign govts Kurds demanded democracy talks over Kirkuk offered to give up heavy weapons close radio stations end contacts with foreign govts
1992 Iraq refused to allow UN inspectors into Agriculture Min causing a crisis
2003 Fmr Amb Wilson NY Times OpEd said Bush exaggerated about Iraq-Niger
            uranium story in State of Union
2003 Fmr Amb Wilson sent to Niger by CIA to investigate Iraq-Niger uranium story
            and found no evidence
2003 Fmr Amb Wilson said he never saw fake Iraq-Niger docs but Cheney’s office
            should’ve been sent report on his trip
2003 Fmr Amb Wilson overestimated impact of his visit to discredit Iraq-Niger
            uranium story Actually increased questions
2003 Fmr Amb Wilson on Meet The Press said Cheney should’ve gotten report
            on his trip to Niger
2003 Cheney questioned Wilson’s OpEd and asked why he was sent to Niger
(Musings On Iraq article on Iraq-Niger uranium story)
2003 US said it would release Turkish Special Forces it arrested in Sulaymaniya
2004 Blair told Parliament that he didn’t know what happened to Iraq’s WMD Said
            they could have been hidden or destroyed
2004 Report 2000 CIA started program to contact relatives of Iraqi WMD scientists
            that lived in west to try to collect intel
2004 Relatives of Iraq scientists said Iraq had no WMD programs Intel not included
            in reports or passed to White House
2005 Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed it kidnapped and executed Egypt ambassador to Iraq
            Ihab al-Sherif

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