In some passages the land of Babylonia is called Shinarwhile in the post-exilic literature it is called Chaldea. In the Book of GenesisBabylonia is described as the land in which BabelErechAccadand Calneh are located — cities that are declared to have formed the beginning of Nimrod 's kingdom Gen. Here, the Tower of Babel was located Gen. In the historical books Babylonia is frequently referred to there are no fewer than thirty-one allusions in the Books of Kingsthough the lack of a clear distinction between the city and the country is sometimes puzzling.
American soldiers are raping, maiming, killing and torturing kids in Iraq. There is no compelling reason to hurt these kids. It seems like the war has been going on forever, but it started on15 years and 1 month ago, with the bombing of Baghdad.
In this essay I hope to convince you that George W. It is sort of fascinating that you can have percent certainty about weapons of mass destruction and zero certainty of about where they are. Hans Blix age: Wars bring unimaginable suffering.
The soldiers, children, women and the elderly killed, maimed and tortured suffer. War corrodes the souls of those who do the killing. War destroys the environment. War is extremely expensive.
It takes resources away from activities that support life. What makes the Iraq war unusual is that those supporting it offer only trivial or ludicrous justifications. Here is what you need to know about Iraq: George Herbert Walker Bush sold Saddam helicopters and poison gas on credit which he used to gas the Iranians and the Kurds.
Saddam became persona non grata only after he started accepting Euros for oil. The same thing happened to Gadafi. Russia became bad guys again once they started accepting rubles for oil.
Shortly thereafter American Ambassador Glaspie betrayed Saddam by telling him the USA would not interfere if he invaded Kuwait over a cross-drilling dispute. In that entire time, Iraq managed to hit not a single American plane nor kill a single American citizen. The United States attacked Iraq unprovoked on15 years and 1 month ago and has occupied it ever since.
Saddam was captured on 14 years and 4 months. Saddam was hanged 11 years and 4 months.
Bush justified the attack by claiming Iraq had nuclear weapons and was about to launch an attack on the USA. It turned out Iraq had neither nukes nor missiles to deliver them. Bush used counterfeit evidence to justify the attack. Iraq had and still has no means to attack the USA. They fight the American occupation with home-made bombs.
Even Bush admitted that Iraq had nothing to do with The war has put the USA another trillion dollars in debt. Military corporations such as Halliburton who still pay Cheney residuals to this day have prospered to an extraordinary degree from the war and its lax accounting. The USA has settled in and built for an occupation to last at least 50 years.
Iraq has the second largest reserves of oil on earth, near the surface and sweet without contaminants. It will be worth many times that in future as the world oil supply dwindles. Getting control of that prize would explain the American willingness to throw money so recklessly at the Iraq war and their reluctance to give up the occupation.The country has set a target of million barrels for after the steady rise in shipments from the Kurdish region.
Conclusion In conclusion, Iraq as a country has fantastic geographical and archeological sites with variable climate. Introduction February 22, As the protest movement in Egypt sent shock waves throughout the country -- and the world -- FRONTLINE dispatched teams to Cairo for this special report.
INTRODUCTION The combination of climate change, pop-ulation growth, and limited environmen- A substantial rise in water tariffs should be applied immediately, together with a rainfall patterns and temperature in Iraq, increasing the country’s vulnerability to drought and environmental challenges.
Geography. Iraq, a triangle of mountains, desert, and fertile river valley, is bounded on the east by Iran, on the north by Turkey, on the west by Syria and Jordan, and on the south by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
Iraq: Risk Assessment. Due to the current conflict in Iraq, the information on these pages may not reflect current conditions in the country. Country Risk Rating View All Countries.
E With 90% of budget revenues coming from oil, the rise in oil prices, together with the structural adjustment covered by the agreement with the IMF, should. Iraq i Introduction Introduction Overview Purpose The United States is com mitted to on -going involvement with Iraq to rebuild the country.
Marines, who deploy to Iraq or are involved with Iraqis.