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Dear Alun, Aren't you jumping to (unfounded) conclusions? A useless document? The US military NOT bombing Iraqi infra-structure? Do you really believe that Iraqi water systems have never been bombed? The US military may be full of really nice people, but it is those very "really nice people" who cause so much havoc, including "collateral damage". Maybe you're underestimating CASI - it includes a number of experts in politics, science etc., as well as ordinary folks with plenty of common sense. CASI is no "ship of fools"! Greetings, Bert. >From: Alun Harford <firstname.lastname@example.org> >To: email@example.com >Subject: Re: [casi] (Bert Gedin) targeting of water treatment facilities >Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 08:34:29 -0800 (PST) > > > Dear Alun & List, > > > > The Report you refer to had already been provided by > > Dr. Eric Herring, > > this last Friday. However, my appreciation for so > > kindly trying to be > > helpful. - It would be good if some others, with > > expertise or with accurate > > knowledge, or sources, could join this discussion. > > Not neccessarily with a > > strong political message, just to demonstrate some > > eesential facts. Perhaps > > a few of our Iraqi friends would like to contribute? > >Unfortunately, the document is pretty useless from the >point of view of CASI - the US military will say that >they produced it so that their generals knew not to >bomb water treatment facilities. They will continue to >deny that they hit them and if CASI raised the issue >in the media it'd just look like a bunch of conspirisy >theorists who don't have a clue what they're doing - >which is why the documents could be safely >declassified. They prove nothing. >Read it thinking "The US military is full of really >nice people" and you'll see what I mean (and then >probably be violently sick afterwards). > >Alun > > >__________________________________________________ >Do you Yahoo!? >Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now. >http://mailplus.yahoo.com > >_______________________________________________ >Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. >To unsubscribe, visit >http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss >To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org >All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk _________________________________________________________________ Stay in touch with absent friends - get MSN Messenger http://messenger.msn.co.uk _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk