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06 September 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

Operations
Deployments
US Policy
United Nations
Reconstruction Issues
Foreign Reactions
News Reports

Current Operations

Deployments

  • Armenia to Join Polish-led Troops in Iraq VOA News 06 Sep 2004 -- Armenian military officials say their country will send 50 troops to Iraq to join a Polish-led multinational force patrolling the country's central and southern regions.

US Policy

  • KERRY-IRAQ VOA 06 Sep 2004 -- Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says he would try to withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq within four years if he is elected in November. National correspondent Jim Malone is traveling with the Kerry campaign and he has a report.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq: Local Forces Increasingly Taking Frontline Role In Security Operations RFE/RL 06 Sep 2004 -- Joint U.S. and Iraqi forces have arrested 500 suspected insurgents in a major raid in the majority Sunni town of Al-Latifiyah, south of Baghdad. The raid -- the first undertaken in the Sunni triangle by the new Iraqi interim government -- highlights the increasingly frontline role of Iraqi forces in security operations.
  • IRAQ: IDPs moved out of government houses IRIN 06 Sep 2004 -- Families stood out on the street in the middle-class neighbourhood of Jadriyah in Baghdad over the weekend with their mattresses and suitcases, the children waving at passing cars.

Foreign Reactions

  • Blair facing 101 questions on Iraq war IRNA 06 Sep 2004 -- Plaid Cymru (Welsh nationalist) MP Adam Price is planning to step up his campaign to charge Prime Minister Tony Blair with culpable negligence over the Iraq war when parliament returns this week from its summer recess.

News Reports

  • Iraqi Media Monitoring UNAMI 06 Sep 2004
  • Iraq: Chalabi Says U.S. Organization May Be Behind Attacks RFE/RL 06 Sep 2004 -- Ahmad Chalabi, the controversial Iraqi politician and a onetime favorite of some officials of the U.S. Defense Department, has seen his political star fade in recent months. Largely abandoned by his U.S. allies, Chalabi has become the target of attack by Iraqi opponents as well.




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