Missing Thread

I’m not particularly sad to see the back of the war in Iraq thread -
As it’s actually nice to get a break from thinking about it even if only for a while -
but there were some interesting facts on it - notably ur list of facts Rupert -
Anyway u could make these accessable plz or point me in the right direction for the same sort of immediate info .
Many thanx

The thread in question was instructive:
I(t) proved that one can be very well versed in one area and completely dim-witted in another. …(speaking of dim-witted, I can’t type.)

Take the War on Iraq IQ Test:

  1. Q: What percentage of the world’s population does the U.S.have? A: 6%
  2. Q: What percentage of the world’s wealth does the U.S.have? A: 50%
  3. Q: Which country has the largest oil reserves? A:Saudi Arabia
  4. Q: Which country has the second largest oil reserves? A:Iraq
  5. Q: How much is spent on military budgets a year worldwide? A: $900+ billion
  6. Q: How much of this is spent by the U.S.? A:50%
  7. Q: What percent of US military spending would ensure the essentials of life to everyone in the world, according the the UN? A: 10% (that’s about $40 billion, the amount of funding initially requested to fund our retaliatory attack on Afghanistan).
  8. Q: How many people have died in wars since World War II? A: 86 million
  9. Q: How long has Iraq chemical and biological weapons? A: Since the early 1980’s.
  10. Q: Did Iraq these chemical and biological weapons on their own? A: No, the materials and technology were supplied by the U.S. government, along Britain and private corporations.
  11. Q: Did the U.S. government condemn the Iraqi use of gas warfare against Iran? A: No
  12. Q: How many people did Saddam Hussein kill using gas in the Kurdish town of Halabjain 1988? A: 5,000
  13. Q: How many western countries condemned this action at the time? A:0
  14. Q: How many gallons of Agent Orange did America in Vietnam? A: 17 million.
  15. Q: Are there any proven links between September 11th terrorist attack? A: No
  16. Q: What is the estimated number of civilian casualties in the Gulf War? A: 35,000
  17. Q: How many casualties did the Iraqi military inflict on the western forces during the Gulf War ? A: 0
  18. Q: How many retreating Iraqi soldiers were buried alive byU.S.anks with ploughs mounted on the front? A: 6,000
  19. Q: How many tons of depleted uranium were left Indiaman the Gulf War? A: 40 tons
  20. Q: What according to the UN was the increase in cancer rates inerrable 1991 and 1994? A: 700%
  21. Q: How much of Iraq’s military capacity diametrical it had destroyed in 1991? A: 80%
  22. Q: Is there any proof chattier to use its weapons for anything other than deterrence and self defense? A: No
  23. Q: Does Iraq more of a threat to world peace now than 10 years ago? A: No
  24. Q: How many civilian deaths has the Pentagon predicted in the event of an attack on Iraq 2002/3? A: 10,000
  25. Q: What percentage of these will be children? A:Over 50%
  26. Q: How many years has the U.S. engaged in air strikes on Iraq? A: 11 years
  27. Q: Was the U.S. and the UK at war with Iraq between December 1998 and September 1999? A: No
  28. Q: How many pounds of explosives were dropped between December 1998 and September 1999? A: 20 million
  29. Q: How many years ago was UN Resolution 661 introduced, imposing strict sanctions on Iraq’s imports and exports? A: 12 years
  30. Q: What was the child death rate ingrain 1989 (per 1,000 births)? A: 38
  31. Q: What was the estimated child death rate ingrain 1999 (per 1,000 births)? A: 131 (that’s an increase of 345%)
  32. Q: How many Iraqis are estimated to have died by October 1999 as a result of UN sanctions? A: 1.5 million
  33. Q: How many Iraqi children are estimated to have died due to sanctions since 1997? A: 750,000
  34. Q: Did Saddam order the inspectors out of Iraq? A:No
  35. Q: How many inspections were there in November and December 1998? A:300
  36. Q: How many of these inspections had problems? A:5
  37. Q: Were the weapons inspectors allowed entry to the Ba’ath Party HQ? A: Yes
  38. 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.
  39. Q: In 1998 how much of Iraq’s post 1991 capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction did the UN weapons inspectors claim to have discovered and dismantled? A: 90%
  40. Q: Is Iraq willing to allow the weapons inspectors back in? A:Yes
  41. Q: How many UN resolutions did Isreal violate by 1992? A: Over 65
  42. Q: How many UN resolutions on Isreal violate did the U.S. veto between 1972 and 1990? A: 30+
  43. Q: How much does the U.S. fund Isreal a year? A: $5 billion
  44. Q: How many countries are known to have nuclear weapons? A: 8
  45. Q: How many nuclear warheads does Iraq have? A: 0
  46. Q: How many nuclear warheads does US have? A: over 10,000
  47. Q: Which is the only country to use nuclear weapons? A: the US
  48. Q: How many nuclear warheads desire? A:Over 400
  49. Q: Has Isreal ever allowed UN weapons inspections? A: No
  50. Q: What percentage of the Palestinian territories are controlled by Israeli settlements? A: 42%
  51. Q: Is Isreal illegally occupying Palestinian land? A: Yes
  52. Q: Which country do you think poses the greatest threat to global peace:Iraq or the U.S.? A: ?
  53. Q: Who said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”? A: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

TY Rupert - thats the one