Category: Iraq

The ADE 651; an inert rod of metal with a plastic hinge, was…

The ADE 651; an inert rod of metal with a plastic hinge, was sold as a bomb detector, for as much as US $60,000 each. It was used by the militaries of Iraq, Afghanistan and more than a dozen other countries for years before anyone noticed that it did nothing at all.

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CNN medical correspondent and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta saved a…

CNN medical correspondent and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta saved a Marine’s life after he was shot in the head during the opening days of the invasion of Iraq. Without proper tools, Gupta performed the brain surgery with a Black and Decker handheld drill. The Marine lived.

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An Iraqi Man moved to Australia and used the Welfare System as…

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). source

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