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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] The real issue is: why do we not know exactly what our military forces destroyed in Iraq eg in 1991, Desert Fox, no fly zones, the latest war and during the occupation? We are supposed to live in a democracy. Our leaders should be accountable. To be accountable, we need access to the information. That is where the problem lies. Similarly during the sanctions. If we could have got the necessary information from our Governments then Iraq would not have been devastated. On 23 Sep 2004 at 12:08, Voices in the Wilderness (UK) wrote: > [ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list > ] > > Dear List Members, > > Hassan writes: > > > Even before the 1991 attacks, the US had planned to > > attack water installations and plants (and had plans > > for destroying dams), knowing their devastating > > effects on the civilians. > > It would be interesting to know what, if any, evidence Hassan has to > support this claim. > > > In 1991, the US intentionally destroyed water > > purification plants and sewage treatment plants, > > knowing that it was hurting the civilian population. > > Again, it would be interesting to see some evidence to support this > claim. The DIA documents publicised by Tom Nagy do *not* establish > this - as anyone who's read them will know. It *is* known that the US > deliberately targeted elements of Iraq's electrical infrastructure in > '91 - with horrifying and deadly consequences that persist to this day > - but this is a quite different matter. > > Best wishes, > > Gabriel Mark Parkinson Bodmin Cornwall _______________________________________ 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