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MAY 2008 TO OCTOBER 2009

SECTION 9.7 MAY 2008 TO OCTOBER 2009 Contents Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………382 May 2008………………………………………………………………………………………………….382 June 2008………………………………………………………………………………………………….391 July 2008…………………………………………………………………………………………………..398 August 2008………………………………………………………………………………………………408 September 2008………………………………………………………………………………………….411 October 2008……………………………………………………………………………………………..417 November 2008………………………………………………………………………………………….421 December 2008………………………………………………………………………………………….424 January 2009……………………………………………………………………………………………..434 February 2009……………………………………………………………………………………………437 March 2009………………………………………………………………………………………………443 April 2009………………………………………………………………………………………………..448 May 2009…………………………………………………………………………………………………450 June 2009…………………………………………………………………………………………………455 July 2009…………………………………………………………………………………………………457 August … Continue reading

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RECONSTRUCTION: MARCH 2003 TO JUNE 2004

FORMATTING IN PROGRESS SECTION 10.1 RECONSTRUCTION: MARCH 2003 TO JUNE 2004 Contents Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………3 UK post-conflict objectives and planning assumption……………………………………………4 Humanitarian assistance…………………………………………………………………………………7 Coalition-building……………………………………………………………………………………….18 Post-conflict reconstruction and ORHA……………………………………………………………..22 Responsibility for reconstruction…………………………………………………………………….22 UK concerns over participation in ORHA…………………………………………………………28 Decisions to increase UK support … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to Be Kidding – A Parody

Gentle Reader – Sometimes laughter is the best way to make the pain and sorrow abate, if only for a short time. This really is Hilaryous. (Sorry !) ————————————————— Hillary Clinton [parody] 45th President of the United States, patriarchy smasher, … Continue reading

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RECONSTRUCTION: OIL, COMMERCIAL INTERESTS, DEBT RELIEF, ASYLUM AND STABILISATION POLICY

SECTION 10.3 RECONSTRUCTION: OIL, COMMERCIAL INTERESTS, DEBT RELIEF, ASYLUM AND STABILISATION POLICY Contents Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………374 UK policy on Iraq’s oil and oil revenues……………………………………………………………375 Iraq oil reserves, production and export ………………………………………………………..375 UK energy security interests, 2001 to 2002 ……………………………………………………376 Planning and preparing … Continue reading

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Re: New York Times 26 August, 2009: Records Show Strict Rules for CIA Interrogations

This was a letter in response to an article in the NYT.  I had hoped to clarify an issue for the authors.  They didn’t reply.  Oh well. Messers Shane and Mazzetti: I applaud you for your series in the Times related … Continue reading

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