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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and her story fabricated by American PR firm Hill & Knowlton

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of

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TIL that the 2003 invasion of Iraq was initially called “Operation Iraqi Liberation”, but was quickly changed to “Operation Iraqi Freedom” due to the acronym spelling out “OIL”.

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TIL that the 2003 invasion of Iraq was initially called “Operation Iraqi Liberation”, but was quickly changed to “Operation Iraqi Freedom” due to the acronym spelling out “OIL”. submitted by adudenamedrf [link] [1501 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that in 1999 an Iraqi refugee fled to Australia and lived off their welfare system. Years later after he became successful, he walked into the local welfare office and tried to pay back every cent with an $18,000 check.

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TIL that in 1999 an Iraqi refugee fled to Australia and lived off their welfare system. Years later after he became successful, he walked into the local welfare office and tried to pay back every cent with an ,000 check.

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YSK that the bombing runs we are doing in Iraq is to destroy ISIS heavy equipment that we introduced to Iraq and were left by the Iraqi Army we trained when they turned tail and ran.

YSK that the bombing runs we are doing in Iraq is to destroy ISIS heavy equipment that we introduced to Iraq and were left by the Iraqi Army we trained when they turned tail and ran. It's a shit stack

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TIL an Iraqi installed a remote-controlled paintball gun in his room and connected it to the Internet; he was shot 60,000 times in 30 days and got a severe case of PTSD

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TIL an Iraqi installed a remote-controlled paintball gun in his room and connected it to the Internet; he was shot 60,000 times in 30 days and got a severe case of PTSD submitted by YourResidentRussian [link] [984 comments] Source: Today

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TIL that congressional approval for the first Gulf War was effected by the testimony of a Kuwaiti nurse who claimed to have witnessed Iraqi soldiers pulling babies out of incubators and throwing them on the floor to die. This never happened. The nurse was not a nurse. She was coached by a PR firm.

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TIL that congressional approval for the first Gulf War was effected by the testimony of a Kuwaiti nurse who claimed to have witnessed Iraqi soldiers pulling babies out of incubators and throwing them on the floor to die. This never

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TIL an Iraqi Man moved to Australia and used the Welfare System as Income. Some years later he became successful and wrote a check for more than $18,000 to the Australian Government (Every cent they gave him).

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TIL an Iraqi Man moved to Australia and used the Welfare System as Income. Some years later he became successful and wrote a check for more than ,000 to the Australian Government (Every cent they gave him). submitted by carlishio2

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