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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] The article mentions Carole Basri as a (hopefully, not "the") legal adviser to Bremer - out of curiosity I did a search on the internet which reveals this interesting background: A descendant of the esteemed Iny and Dangoor families of Baghdad, Carole Basri is the Alternative Representation to the United Nations of the World Organization of Jews from Arab Countries (WOJAC), a group dedicated to raising awareness for the nearly one million Jewish refugees from Arab lands. Basri is an adjunct law professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and Executive Director of the Greater New York Chapter of the American Corporate Counsel Association. She has written and directed the documentary short entitled, The Story of Frank Iny, a film that studies the history of a prominent Iraqi Jewish family, told from the perspective of their American-born granddaughter. Basri has lectured before the New York State Bar Association and many other venues. Basri inspires audiences with her insight on the Middle-Eastern roots of the Jewish people and the 2,700 year-old existence of the Jewish community of Iraq that predates Arab conquest by over a millennium. She also teaches participants that peace will only come between Israel and its neighbors when Arab governments recognize the role they played in driving out and dispossessing one million Jewish refugees from Arab lands. “If you want to discuss justice for Palestinian refugees,” observes Basri, “then you must discuss justice for Jewish refugees from Arab lands - they started no war and yet were expelled from homes where they had lived for nearly three millennia.” _______________________________________ Sent via the CASI-analysis mailing list To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-analysis All postings are archived on CASI's website at http://www.casi.org.uk