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Re: [casi] Cordesman: "Iraq: Too Uncertain to Call"

At 04:15 07/12/2003, jennifer horan wrote:
>learn from, and hope they feel free to continue to do so.  And seeing as how
>I'm breaking my habit of non-listserv posting, let me register the following
>query:  What has been the documentable impact of the US invasion and its
>aftermath on Iraqi civilian population?  What was the effect of the summertime
>electricity shortages, and was it worse for Baghdad than for Basra?   Is there
>any kind of damage assesment in the works?  It's making me crazy that the only
>civilian casualties being counted by the think tankies are ones caused by
>bullets and bombs. I would have thought all the UN and NGO publicity to the
>effects of sanctions would have ensured a less myopic focus.


Apologies if someone has already mentioned this, but Medact ("a health
professionals organisation challenging barriers to health") released a
report about a month ago called "Continuing Collateral Damage: The health
and environmental costs of war on Iraq". It covers the weapons used against
Iraq and threats from them (e.g. DU, cluster bombs etc.) and the further
dangerous situations with lack of clean water, food, power, housing and
health services. In addition the "psychological and social impact" is

If you are interested you can download it and related documents at



Adam Medcalf - - UK Cannabis Internet Activists

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