Among his chapters are Byzantium and the European Dark Ages 476-1000, Galileo 1564-1642, the American Reconstruction
1860-90, and flight and the World Wars 1900-50.
soldier, working with the American Reconstruction
Team in southern Iraq's Wassit Province, has been injured by sniper fire north of Kut, a Wassit official said.
Jay Garner, the retired US lieutenant general who briefly headed the American reconstruction
effort in Iraq after the 2003 invasion, says it is precisely this pro-US attitude, coupled with the region's oil wealth and strategic location between Iran, Syria and Turkey, which makes Kurds the perfect partner in Iraq.
The process of distributing the subsidised materials lasted one month, said the director, who added the materials were made available with financial support from the American Reconstruction
7 quoted as saying: "There's some outrage that the collective capacity of American reconstruction
capability was ignored prior to the war.