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Also see some material at http://www.endiraqsanctions.net click on Resources At 15:56 05/11/2001 -0600, Hamre, Drew wrote: >Hi Fay, > >The Sunday Herald article cited by Reese was written by journalist (and >CASI member) Felicity Arbuthnot. Felicity, in turn, cited a partially >declassified US document uncovered by CASI member (and Georgetown U >professor) Tom Nagy. > >Tom's latest writeup appeared in The Progressive, and was posted to >CASI. See ><<http://www.casi.org.uk/discuss/2001/msg00706.html>http://www.casi.org.uk/discuss/2001/msg00706.html>. > >You may also wish to see ><<http://www.scn.org/ccpi/infrastructure.html>http://www.scn.org/ccpi/infrastructure.html>. > > >BTW, I would take with a grain of salt any inference that the U.S. is >targeting dams in Afghanistan. I vaguely recall reading in "The General's >War" that -- when selecting targets for the Gulf War -- the purposeful >targeting of dams was recognized by U.S. military planners to be a war >crime. They were therefore avoided. > >Of course, no such prohibition attaches itself to attacking power >distribution systems, often the key component of sanitary infrastrucure >and the destruction of which can yield equally dire results. > >Regards, >Drew Hamre >Golden Valley, MN USA > >-----Original Message----- >From: F.Dowker >To: email@example.com >Sent: 11/5/2001 2:47 PM >Subject: evidence that US/UK targetted Iraq's water supply? > >Dear CASI list, >I need help locating evidence that the US/UK targetted Iraq's >water system, for a piece I'm writing ``The Real Bioterrorism''. >I found this old message from the list, but can anyone point me >to the original sources or other sources? Thanks. >I noticed, by the way, a single sentence ``The Taliban claimed >the US bombed a dam'' a few days ago. So with the destruction of >whatever frail power generating capability Afghanistan had, we're >watching the same crimes again. > >++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >+ Fay Dowker Physics Department + >+ Queen Mary, University of London + >+ E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mile End Road, + >+ Phone: +44-(0)20-7882-5047 London E1 4NS. + > >+ Fax: +44-(0)20-8981-9465 + > >+ Homepage: ><http://monopole.ph.qmw.ac.uk/~dowker/home.html>http://monopole.ph.qmw.ac.uk/~dowker/home.html >+ >++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ > -- ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a discussion list run by the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq For removal from list, email email@example.com CASI's website - www.casi.org.uk - includes an archive of all postings.