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Below is an anonymous email received 2/13/2005
The validity of the
facts quoted is unknown.
Did you know 47 countries
have re-established their embassies in
Did you know the
Iraqi government employs 1.2 million Iraqi people?
Did you know
3100 schools have been renovated, 364 schools are under rehabilitation,
263 schools are now under construction and 38 new schools have been built
you know Iraq's higher
educational structure consists of 20 Universities, 46 Institutes or
colleges and 4 research centers?
Did you know 25
Iraq students departed for the
States in January
2004 for the re-established Fulbright program?
know the Iraqi Navy is operational? They have (5) 100-foot patrol
craft, 34 smaller vessels, and a naval infantry regiment.
know Iraqís Air Force
consists of three operational fighting squadrons, 9 reconnaissance and
3 C-130 transport aircraft which operate day and night, and will soon
add 16 UH-1 helicopters and 4 Bell jet rangers?
Did you know
Iraq has a
counter-terrorist unit and a Commando Battalion?
Did you know the Iraqi
Police Service has over 55,000 fully trained and equipped police
know there are 5 Police Academies in
produce over 3500 new officers each 8 weeks?
Did you know there are
more than 1100 building projects going on in
include 301 schools, 67 public clinics, 15 hospitals, 83 railroad
stations, 22 oil facilities, 93 water facilities and 69 electrical
know 96% of Iraqi children under the age of 5 have received the first
2 series of polio vaccinations?
Did you know 4.3 million Iraqi children were enrolled
in primary school by mid October?
Did you know there are 1,192,000
cell phone subscribers in Iraq and phone
use has gone up 158%?
Did you know
Iraq has an
independent media that consist of 75 radio stations, 180 newspapers, and
10 television stations?
Did you know the Baghdad Stock Exchange
opened in June of 2004?
Did you know 2 candidates in the Iraqi
presidential election had a recent televised debate recently?
Media does know!!!!!!
WHY DIDN'T WE KNOW?
OUR MEDIA WOULDN'T
Because an administration hating media and
some politicians would rather see the world blow up, than lose their
shouting these accomplishments from every rooftop, they would rather show
photo's of what a few perverted malcontent soldiers have done in prisons
in many cases never disclosing the circumstances surrounding the
showing our love for our country, the
USA, we get
photos of incidents at Abu Ghraib.
The lack of
accentuating the positive in Iraq serves only one purpose. It undermines the world's
perception of the United
and our soldiers.
ARE NOT THE BAD GUYS IN THIS STRUGGLE FOR WORLD