Iraq and I Guide - Resources and Review

Summary of the nature and structure of government of Iraq, with links to several other resources about the country.
Listing of political resources relevant to Iraq, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Explanation and analysis of the 42
day Persian Gulf War in 1991, between the USA and Iraq. Includes archive information, news articles and personal comment.
Group comprising national, regional, and local groups throughout the US dedicated to preventing the war against Iraq. The group's online resource publicises anti
war related events and keeps readers informed of the latest news on the situation.
Contains articles, research, editorials, papers, and other documents pertaining to the present situation in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Individual resources are selected by academics, policy makers and scientists and include special reports delivered by the United Nations and the latest reports relating to the status of weapons inspections in Iraq. Also contains links to news coverage from around the world, including the Guardian, BBC News, Washington Post, The Observer, Eurasian Insight, and The Global Affairs Commentary.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Iraq and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
Set of political and relief maps produced by the CIA covering all the countries in the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, including several maps of Iraq, Kuwait and Kurdish areas in the Middle East.
Range of information about the Arab world, including business, news, events, organisations, travel and entertainment, plus a commercial directory and a set of country
specific information about various Arab countries.
Full text of the inscriptions of the Achaemenid Persian kings in Old Persian, Elamite, Akkadian, and, where appropriate, Aramaic and Egyptian with English translations. Includes inscriptions from Persepolis and Naqsh
i Rustam, a bibliography, photographs, and plans.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Iraq. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
The full text of UN Resolution 986, the Memorandum of Understanding between the UN and the Government of Iraq, the latest relevant documents, press releases and news, a chronology of documents related to the resolution since its inception, and the distribution plan for essential humanitarian supplies submitted by the Government of Iraq to the United Nations.
Stories from surviving soldiers of the Gulf War, including British soldier Andy McNab, with timelines, maps, audio files, and a report on Gulf War syndrome.
Basic reference information about Iraq, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Iraq, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
British government dossier presenting intelligence on Iraq's WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction). Covers chemical, biological, nuclear, and ballistic missile programs and traces the history of UN weapons inspections.
Brief details of the history and geography of Iraq, as well as business, culture, government and transport information.
Basic reference information about Iraq, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
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