Friday, June 28, 2019

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
1920 Was meeting in Mishkhab Najaf to plan for revolt against British
(Musings On Iraq book review of Reclaiming Iraq, The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State)
1940 Italian Amb told Iraq it wanted an independent Syria Lebanon and Iraq as well Ambassador
didn’t check with foreign office beforehand
(Musings On Iraq book review of Rashid Ali al-Gailani, The National Movement in Iraq 1939-1941)
(Musings On Iraq book review of Persian Gulf Command, A History of the Second World War In Iran and Iraq)
(Musings On Iraq book review Iraq And Syria 1941, The Politics and Strategy of the Second World War)
1969 Baath created Dohuk province as part of 1966 June Declaration on Kurdish rights
(Musings On Iraq book review of The Kurds, A Modern History)
(Musings On Iraq book review Kurds of Iraq, Tragedy and Hope)
1981 Iraq offered Ramadan ceasefire but rejected by Iran
1982 Saddam dismissed all the members of the Revolutionary Command Council
1985 Iran Op Al Quds 1 north of Majnoon Islands Basra ended with nothing gained
1986 Iraqi planes attacked Sardasht Iran using mustard gas 1st civilian town attacked by WMD 133 killed
1988 Iraq gained bridgehead in Iranian territory for 2nd time that year 3,000 Iranians dead 8,000
wounded 4,000 captured Defeat at Fao and Majnoon led to collapse of morale in Iran Revolutionary Guard asked govt to end war
(Musings On Iraq interview with Naval Postgraduate School’s Ostovar on history of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard)
(Musings On Iraq book review Vanguard of the Imam, Religion, Politics, and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard)
(Musings On Iraq interview with author Anthony Tucker-Jones on Iran-Iraq War)
(Musings On Iraq interview with author Tom Cooper on Iran-Iraq War)
(Musings On Iraq book review The Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988)
(Musings On Iraq book review Iran-Iraq War, The Lion of Babylon, 1980-1988)
(Musings On Iraq book review The Iran-Iraq War)
1987 Iran accused Iraq of killing and wounding 650 Kurdish civilians in mustard gas attack in northwest
Iran
(Musings On Iraq book review of The Kurds, A Modern History)
(Musings On Iraq book review Kurds of Iraq, Tragedy and Hope)
1991 UN inspectors denied access to Fallujah nuclear site while trucks took equipment out
(Musings On Iraq article UN Inspectors Were Right Iraq Was Not A Threat)
(Musings On Iraq article Iraq’s Rejection of UN Inspectors Led To Mistrust Over WMD and 2003 Invasion)
(Musings On Iraq book review The Saddam Tapes)
(Musings On Iraq Chilcot Report Sec 1.1 UK Iraq Strategy 1990 To 2000)
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
(Musings On Iraq book review The Occupation of Iraq, Winning The War, Losing The Peace)
2005 Bush speech War in Iraq about fighting terrorism creating democracy advancing freedom in Mid East
Rejected timetable for withdrawal Said when Iraqi forces stood up US forces would stand down which was a withdrawal plan
(Musings On Iraq article on pre-Surge US Iraq strategy)
(Musings On Iraq book review Iraq From War To A New Authoritarianism)
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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