WHY DIDN'T WE KNOW?
Did you know that 25 Iraq students departed for the United States in
January 2005 for the reestablished Fulbright Scholarship program?
Did you know that the Iraqi Navy is operational? It has five 100-foot
patrol craft, 34 smaller vessels and a naval infantry regiment.
Did you know that Iraq's Air Force consists of three operational
squadrons, that include nine reconnaissance and three U.S. C-130
(under Iraqi operational control) that operate day and night, and will soon
add 16 UH-1 helicopters and 4 Bell Jet Rangers?
Did you know that Iraq has a counter-terrorist unit and a Commando
Did you know that the Iraqi Police Service has over 55,000 fully trained
and equipped police officers?
Did you know that there are five Police Academies in Iraq that produce more
than 3,500 new officers each eight weeks?
Did you know there are more than 1,100 building projects going on in Iraq?
They include 364 schools, 67 public clinics, 15 hospitals, 83 railroad
stations, 22 oil facilities, 93 water facilities and 69 electrical
Did you know that 96% of Iraqi children under the age of 5 have received
the first two series of polio vaccinations?
Did you know that 4.3-million Iraqi children were enrolled in primary
School by mid-October 2005?
Did you know that there are 1,192,000 cell phone subscribers in Iraq and
phone use has gone up 158%?
Did you know that Iraq has an independent media that consists of 75 radio
stations, 180 newspapers and 10 television stations?
Did you know that 47 countries have reestablished their embassies in Iraq?
Did you know that the Iraqi government currently employs 1.2- million Iraqi
Did you know that 3,100 schools have been renovated, 364 schools are under
rehabilitation, 263 schools are now under construction and 38
new schools have been built in Iraq?
Did you know that Iraq's higher educational structure consists of 20
Universities, 46 Institutes or colleges and four research centers, all
Did you know that the Baghdad Stock Exchange reopened in June of 2004?
Did you know that two candidates in the Iraqi presidential election had a
televised debate recently?
OF COURSE YOU DIDN'T KNOW . . AND I DIDN'T KNOW!
WHY DIDN'T WE KNOW?
OUR MEDIA DIDN'T TELL US!
I HAVE BEEN SNOOPING AROUND AND FOUND THIS ALSO:
Did You Know This?
Claim: Messages chronicle U.S. accomplishments in rebuilding
Iraq since the end of major combat.