Wealthwatch Tuesday Chat 12-29-15
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 14m14 minutes ago #Iraq PM Abadi has arrived in the liberated city of #Ramadi following army operation to oust ISIS www.alsumaria.tv/news/155… LINK
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 3h3 hours ago Leading Shia militia figure congratulates “Iraqi army and tribal hashd (mostly Sunnis)” for taking #Ramadi from ISIS www.alsumaria.tv/news/155… LINK
chattels: But, ……………………………
chattels: The Iraqi government maintained during the fight that only the Iraqi army was involved, without the help of Iranian backed Shia militias. This has now turned out not to be true, even Vice President Maliki congratulated the militias in a speech giving thanks for the victory.
chattels: Ramadi operation: Deceit and destruction
chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr… http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3504
chattels: ” What can be gleaned from the videos, photos and information coming out is that the city was simply rubbled.”
chattels: ” Other information that has not been released or estimated are the casualty figures for the civilian population.”
chattels: ” It remains to be seen whether or not Baghdad can retain control of Ramadi and if so, how long before it moves on to the next anticipated target of Falluja. The victories will remain hollow however, and possible short lived unless Baghdad builds an army that is inclusive of Sunni and Kurds. Until that time it remains a Shia force attacking Sunnis at the command of Tehran.”
chattels: We have heard no comment from Suhaib al-Rawi, the governor of Anbar.
chattels: See recent article rudaw.net/english/analysi…
chattels: Iraqi PM Abadi comes under rocket fire in Ramadi rudaw.net/english/middlee…http://rudaw.net/english/middleeast/iraq/291220152
chattels: Reidar Visser @reidarvisser 3m3 minutes ago As #Iraq PM Abadi visits liberated #Ramadi, country’s defence minister estimates as much as 80% of city is destroyed www.alliraqnews.com/modul… …
chattels: ‘ The al-Obeidi said “look gray ghost town because of the destruction and devastation and-mining operations of the terrorist gangs Daash that took place where it did not find elevated building raise the Iraqi flag when editing” ‘
chattels: ” …………… did not find elevated building raise the Iraqi flag when editing”
chattels: Defense Minister: We killed 813 terrorists and 56 car bomb explosion in Ramadi :: 2015/12/29 14:40 • [Baghdad-where] wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: International Alliance: Iraq handed over 5000 anti-tank missile and killed two thousand Daash in Ramadi :: 2015/12/29 12:30 • [Baghdad-where] wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: A large discrepancy in the ” body count “, eh ?
chattels: the Minister of Education Mohammad Iqbal said, from the fact that Daash terrorist gangs to destroy the 260 schools in the city of Ramadi, Anbar province. Iqbal said that “the systematic destruction of terrorism came to 260 schools, valued at half a billion dollars ……….. www.alliraqnews.com/modul…
chattels: We read a lot about corruption and what Iraq is / will do about prosecuting the corrupt, but then little if anything develops ……………………. ?
chattels: A member of the parliamentary integrity: the crisis and the war against Daash obstructed the arrest of corrupt fugitives, …………….. the legal committee of parliamentary member Hassan Turan said, that the international “Interpol” The police do not apply the decisions issued by the Iraqi judiciary to arrest wanted abroad., ……………………………
chattels: ” ……………. Interpol does not apply to decisions issued by the Iraqi judiciary on the arrest because he believes that the Iraqi judiciary is politicized.”
chattels: “the Iraqi judiciary to give image more purity for its decisions to enable Iraq to deal with the Interpol to restore criminals.” chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: Legal representative: 3 laws ready to vote in the new legislative term wealthwatch.world/newthre…
chattels: “there is a body of law has its first reading and the second and completed discussions on them between the blocs and parliamentary committees and you just need to vote in agreement with the leaders of the blocks. “He explained that the” ready-made laws of the vote is the Federal Court and the Federal Service and amnesty, as well as a draft e-Crime Bill and the Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law. ”
chattels: Parliament reconvenes on January 16th. wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: Note : President Masum has yet to ratify the budget from all that I have read. Now the Abadi cabinet has decided to file suit over the budget law as passed.
chattels: Apparently the ” appeal ” relates to additions by the Parliament made after approval of the budget bill by the Cabinet and forwarded to Parliament for a vote. What are those ” additions ” ?
chattels: I cannot say for certain, but it may relate to the disposition of surplus oil revenues from the Kurdistan Region.
chattels: Supposedly the budget bill was ” immune ” from appeal.
chattels: “ruled out” challenged the government in the budget in 2016, “he said.” We met with the prime minister [Haider al-Abadi] and we agreed with him on the paragraphs that have been added and which have been modified and have expressed their approval and comments on some of them, al-Abadi said at the end of the session is not [our intention to sue about the budget] items.
chattels: Corrected link to ” Legal representative: 3 laws ready to vote in the new legislative term ” wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: What is the economic impact of the Abadi reforms thus far ?
chattels: According to Parliamentary Finance: reform decisions provided 1% of the 2016 budget expenses wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: “Since the launch of reform packages in August and so far, have not noticed significant financial differences in the austerity measures can talk about it clearly.”
He added that “the integration of ministries and restructure some of which did not result in any financial impact, because the staff are continuing in their jobs themselves and salaries have not fallen “. He pointed out that” what is provided by the sacking of some ministers is currently only 10 billions of dinars annually. ”
chattels: [T]he collapse of the Iraqi economy and specialists warn the trap of international loans wealthwatch.world/showthr…