LIST OF WARS: DETAILS
1959 Mosul uprising in Iraq
Also called: Iraq civil War
Battle deaths: 2,000 Published prior to 2013 | Altered: 2014-08-10 19:15:38
Although the rebellion was crushed by the military, it had a number of adverse effects that affected Qasim’s position. First, it increased the power of the communists. Second, it encouraged the ideas of the Ba’ath Party’s (which had been steadily growing since the July 14 coup). The Ba’ath Party believed that the only way of halting the engulfing tide of communism was to assassinate Qasim.
Source: Wikipedia, published under the GNU FDL. Retrieved 2014-03-03
SOURCES: FATALITY DATA
 Battle deaths: PRIO Battle Deaths Dataset v3.0 (link) (1946-88) ID: #62
Low: 500 High: 5,000
NOTE ON NATION DATA
NOTE! Nation data for this war may be inconlusive or incomplete. In most cases it reflects which nations were involved with troops in this war, but in some it may instead reflect the contested territory.
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