EXCELLENT Q & A THAT EXPOSES
THE STUNNING LIES AND HYPOCRISY
OF US AND UK STANCE ON IRAQ.
From the Oregon Center for Public Policy
Do you know enough to justify going to war with Iraq?
- Q: What percentage of the world's population does the U.S.
- Q: What percentage of the world's
wealth does the U.S. have?
- Q: Which country has the largest oil reserves?
A: Saudi Arabia
- Q: Which country has the second largest oil reserves?
- Q: How much is spent on military budgets a year worldwide?
A: $900 + billion
- Q: How much of this is spent by the U.S. ?
- Q: What percent of US military spending
would ensure the essentials of life to everyone in the world,
according to the UN?
- Q: How many people have died in wars since World War II?
A: 86 million
- Q: How long has Iraq had chemical and biological weapons?
- Q: Did Iraq develop these chemical biological weapons on their own?
A: No, the materials and technology were supplied by the US
along with Britain and private corporations.
- Q: Did the US government condemn the Iraqi use of gas
warfare against Iran?
- Q: How many people did Saddam Hussein kill using gas in the Kurdish
Halabja in 1988?
- Q: How many western countries condemned this action at the time?
- Q: How many gallons of agent Orange did America use in Vietnam?
A: 17 million.
- Q: Are there any proven links between Iraq and September 11th terrorist
- Q: What is the estimated number of civilian casualties in the Gulf War?
- Q: How many casualties did the Iraqi military inflict on the
western forces during the Gulf War ?
- Q: How many retreating Iraqi soldiers were buried alive by U.S. tanks
with ploughs mounted on the front?
- Q: How many tons of depleted uranium were left in Iraq and Kuwait
after the Gulf War?
A: 40 tons
- Q: What according to the UN was the increase in cancer rates in
Iraq between 1991 and 1994?
- Q: How much of Iraq 's military capacity did America claim it had
destroyed in 1991?
- Q: Is there any proof that Iraq plans to use its weapons for anything
other than deterrence and self defense?
- Q: Does Iraq present more of a threat to world peace now than 10 years
- Q: How many civilian deaths has the Pentagon predicted in the
event of an attack on Iraq in 2002/3?
- Q: What percentage of these will be children?
A: Over 50%
- Q: How many years has the U.S. engaged in air strikes on Iraq?
A: 11 years
- Q: Were the U.S and the UK at war with Iraq between December 1998 and
- Q: How many pounds of explosives were dropped on Iraq between December
1998 and September 1999?
A: 20 million
- Q: How many years ago was UN Resolution 661 introduced, imposing strict
sanctions on Iraq 's imports and exports?
A: 12 years
- Q: What was the child death rate in Iraq in 1989 (per 1,000 births)?
- Q: What was the estimated child death rate in Iraq in 1999 (per 1,000
A: 131 (that's an increase of 345%)
- Q: How many Iraqis are estimated to have died by October 1999 as a
result of UN sanctions?
A: 1.5 million
- Q: How many Iraqi children are estimated to have died due to
sanctions since 1997?
- Q: Did Saddam order the inspectors out of Iraq?
- Q: How many inspections were there in November and December 1998?
- Q: How many of these inspections had problems?
- Q: Were the weapons inspectors allowed entry to the Ba'ath Party HQ?
- Q: Who said that by December 1998, " Iraq had in fact, been disarmed to
a level unprecedented in modern history."
A: Scott Ritter, UNSCOM chief
- Q: In 1998 how much of Iraq's post 1991 capacity to develop weapons of
destruction did the UN weapons inspectors claim to have discovered
- Q: Is Iraq willing to allow the weapons inspectors back in?
- Q: How many UN resolutions did Israel violate by 1992?
A: Over 65
- Q: How many UN resolutions on Israel did America veto between 1972
- Q: How many countries are known to have nuclear weapons?
- Q: How many nuclear warheads has Iraq got?
- Q: How many nuclear warheads has US got?
A: over 10,000
- Q: Which is the only country to use nuclear weapons?
A: the US
- Q: How many nuclear warheads does Israel have?
A: Over 400
- Q: Who said, "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter"?
A: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
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