Prelude to the invasion[ edit ] Gen. It was revealed that a biological weapons BW program in Iraq had begun in the early s with help from the U. The investigation concluded that there was no evidence the program had continued after the war. This policy involved numerous economic sanctions by the UN Security Council ; the enforcement of Iraqi no-fly zones declared by the U. Iraqi military helicopters and planes regularly contested the no-fly zones. In October , removing the Iraqi government became official U.
The torture included physical violence and strappado hanging, wherein the victim is hung from the wrists with their hands tied behind their back. Although the US military labeled the death a homicide , neither of the two men who caused his death were charged. Army, wrote in the Taguba Report that a detainee had been sodomized with "a chemical light and perhaps a broomstick. In , he was the subject of a civil court case in the United States. It quoted him as saying; "They said we will make you wish to die and it will not happen [ One of them told me he would rape me.
Palestinian children fill jerrycans with drinking water from public taps in the southern Gaza Strip, June 11, Israel intends to put together a working plan in the coming months and then pitch it directly to the public in Gaza, bypassing the Hamas rulers of the coastal territory, Hadashot TV news reported Monday. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up The plan is to set up a project team within two weeks, with the goal of putting together a working scheme within three months. Hamas has long made access to a sea port a key strategic goal. Take it or leave it.
However, much has happened since it went up, including the Blogger outage. Scroll down for a report on that. More new posts will be added below this one. The essay below is the conclusion of the ninth part in a series by Takuan Seiyo. See the list at the bottom of this post for links to the previous installments.