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24 September 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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US Policy

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Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq Seeks Help in Defeating Terrorists Washington File 24 Sep 2004 -- Asking the international community to support his country's efforts to defeat terrorism, hold elections, and rebuild the economy, Iraqi Interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi September 24 said that "our struggle is your struggle, our victory will be your victory, and if we are defeated, it will be your defeat."
  • Iraq: Bush, Allawi Acknowledge Problems, But Highlight Good News RFE/RL 24 Sep 2004 -- U.S. President George W. Bush and Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi had nothing but praise for each other at a Washington news conference yesterday.
  • Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Insists On January Elections RFE/RL 24 Sep 2004 -- Iraq's top Shi'a cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, is insisting elections promised for January must be held on time.

Foreign Reactions

  • UNGA/Iraq VOA 24 Sep 2004 -- Iraq's interim prime minister has made an impassioned plea to the world community for help in rebuilding his shattered nation. In a speech to the U.N. General Assembly, Prime Minister Iyad Allawi said Iraq's victory would be the world's to share, as would its defeat. But he left with only vague pledges of support.

News Reports

  • Iraq: Who Is Interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi? RFE/RL 24 Sep 2004 -- During his visit to the United States this week, Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi addressed the Congress and thanked the American people for toppling Saddam Hussein. But who is this man who heads Iraq's interim government and how much progress is he making in building a new post-Hussein order?
  • RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 7, Number 35 24 Sep 2004 -- MILITANT GROUP KILLS THREE KDP MEMBERS IN IRAQ / AL-ZARQAWI'S GROUP KILLS U.S. HOSTAGES / SUNNI CLERICS ASSASSINATED IN BAGHDAD / MUSLIM CLERIC INTERVIEWED ON KILLING OF HOSTAGES / 15 IRAQI NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIERS KIDNAPPED AND RELEASED / MILITANT GROUP HOLDING 10 TURKISH WORKERS REISSUES DEMAND / FATE OF OTHER HOSTAGES UNKNOWN / KURDS DEMAND PASSPORTS IN THEIR OWN LANGUAGE / IRAQI NATIONAL GUARD COLONEL ARRESTED FOR AIDING INSURGENTS / AL-ZARQAWI AIDE KILLED IN IRAQ / AL-SADR AIDE ARRESTED IN AL-NAJAF / IRAN RAMPS UP SUPPORT FOR IRAQI INSURGENCY / TURKISH PRIME MINISTER CALLS ON U.S. TO SPEED UP DEMOCRATIC PROCESS IN IRAQ / WEBSITE DISCUSSES RECRUITMENT OF FOREIGN FIGHTERS / UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENS SESSION / FOREIGN MINISTER HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR UN ASSISTANCE / IRAQI DIPLOMAT SUBMITS HIS CREDENTIALS TO UN / IRAQI PRESIDENT RETURNS FROM EU TOUR / IRAQI PRIME MINISTER DISCOUNTS U.K. COUNTERPART'S ASSERTIONS ON VIOLENCE




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