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(Fwd) [casi-analysis] water and electricity

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I posted this at the beginning of October.

I'd add to what Daniel has said by pointing out that electricity is
also cut off. It is also a tactic used by the British. The US & UK
keep very quiet about this.

They also want to control the media when attacking somewhere. They
were incandescent over the Al Jazeera correspondent being in Falluja
when they were 'pacifying' it the last time. eg the hospital closed
off, army snipers killing civilians etc

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It does seem to be policy to cut off water and electricity to the
civilian population when attacking a country or a city. The British
certainly did it against Basra.

From the Independent: "CNN television was told by one man that his
sister-in-law and her six daughters were killed when the vehicle they
were travelling in was hit by an US air strike. Aid organisations
said there was acute concern about continuing lack of water and
electricity in Samarra and the difficulties faced by people
attempting to seek medical treatment. More than 500 families had fled
the city."

Mark Parkinson

Mark Parkinson

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