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Flood follows both the defenses of Eve and the castigations, noting how she became the focal point of the querelles des femmes and the Frauenfrage, debates about the position of women, throughout the medieval period and, to some extent, to the present.
The castigations with lime water eliminate the aggressiveness effect of water.
Bush and other American officials, in public castigations of Iran, have said that Iran has been consistently meddlesome in Iraq and that the Iranians have long sought to arm and train Iraqi militias, which the American military has called "special groups".