Sunday, June 28, 2020

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 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 review of Rashid Ali al-Gailani, The National Movement in Iraq 1939-1941)
(Musings On Iraq review of Persian Gulf Command, A History of the Second World War In Iran and Iraq)
(Musings On Iraq review Iraq And Syria 1941, The Politics and Strategy of the Second World War)
1961 Kuwait brought up Iraq claims to Kuwait with UN Security Council
1961 British intel concluded that Iraq was going to invade Kuwait after Qasim claimed Kuwait part of
Iraq
1969 Baath created Dohuk province as part of 1966 June Declaration on Kurdish rights
(Musings On Iraq review of The Kurds, A Modern History)
(Musings On Iraq 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 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 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)
(Musings On Iraq review The Longest War, The Iran-Iraq Military Conflict)
1987 Iran accused Iraq of killing and wounding 650 Kurdish civilians in mustard gas attack in northwest
Iran
(Musings On Iraq review of The Kurds, A Modern History)
(Musings On Iraq review Kurds of Iraq, Tragedy and Hope)
1991 UN inspectors denied access to Fallujah nuclear site while trucks took equipment out
(Musings On Iraq UN Inspectors Were Right Iraq Was Not A Threat)
(Musings On Iraq Iraq’s Rejection of UN Inspectors Led To Mistrust Over WMD and 2003 Invasion)
(Musings On Iraq Chilcot Report Sec 1.1 UK Iraq Strategy 1990 To 2000)
(Musings On Iraq review The Saddam Tapes)
1992 Report 2 yrs before Gulf War US intel was warning about Iraq’s WMD nuclear and missile programs
Jan 89 Congress got briefing on Iraq’s weapons procurement programs Spring and summer 89 intel reports warned about Iraq’s networks Nov 89 CIA told Bush White House Iraq using front companies to buy tech for nuke program Had no effect on Bush’s policy to improve relations with Iraq
2004 CPA disbanded Iraqi sovereignty returned to interim govt led by Premier Allawi
(Musings On Iraq review Iraq’s Dysfunctional Democracy)
(Musings On Iraq review The Endgame, The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from
George W. Bush to Barack Obama)
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 Did the US Ever Have A Strategy To Win In Iraq Before the Surge?)
(Musings On Iraq review The Endgame, The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from
George W. Bush to Barack Obama)
2004 Sistani fatwa said no guarantee US process would create constitutional convention that represented
the Iraqi people
(Musings On Iraq review The Occupation of Iraq, Winning The War, Losing The Peace)
(Musings On Iraq review Patriotic Ayatollahs, Nationalism In Post-Saddam Iraq)
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 Did the US Ever Have A Strategy To Win In Iraq Before the Surge?)
(Musings On Iraq review What Happened, Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception)
(Musings On Iraq review Iraq From War To A New Authoritarianism)
(Musings On Iraq review Iraq’s Dysfunctional Democracy)
(Musings On Iraq review The War Within, A Secret White House History 2006-2008)
(Musings On Iraq review The Endgame, The Inside Story of the Struggle for Iraq, from
George W. Bush to Barack Obama)
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 DeBaathification and Elections Update)
2008 PM Maliki met with Ibadah tribe Offered it limited autonomy in return for joining Tribal Support
Council to support him
2008 Baghdad-Irbil formed committee to work out oil law Nothing came of it
2008 Sahwa in Adhamiya Baghdad protested after army arrested their leader on kidnapping charges Part
of PM Maliki intimidation campaign vs Sahwa
(Musings On Iraq review Surge, My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War)

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