Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
14 June Iraq Special Weapons News
- 4th Infantry Division and Task Force "Ironhorse" Conclude Operation Peninsula Strike CENTCOM 14 Jun 2003 -- In a textbook-style, joint operation, the 4th Infantry Division and supporting units from Task Force Ironhorse, concluded an extensive raid on June 12, 2003.
- HAMID RAJA SHALAH AL-TIKRITI TAKEN INTO CUSTODY CENTCOM 14 Jun 2003 -- Hamid Raja Shalah al-Tikriti is now in coalition custody.
- Iraqi Townspeople say 5 Civilians Killed by US Troops VOA 14 Jun 2003 -- Iraqi witnesses say five civilians were among those killed earlier this week by U.S. forces responding to an ambush on their patrol north of Baghdad.
- DETAINEES ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE FROM COALITION FORCES CENTCOM 14 Jun 2003 -- During an attempted detainment facility escape Friday, one detainee was killed and seven were wounded.
- Iraq Secure, Despite "Hot Spots," Says U.S. Commander Washington File 14 Jun 2003 -- The security situation in Iraq is generally improving, despite isolated pockets of resistance, especially in the Fullujah-Ar Ramadi area, said Lt. General David McKiernan, U.S. commander of ground forces in Iraq, in a video-teleconference from Baghdad on June 13.
- EDITORIAL: IRAQ'S WEAPONS VOA 14 Jun 2003 -- There is no doubt that under Saddam Hussein, Iraq had biological and chemical weapons and the ability to produce more. Iraq used chemical weapons when it fought Iran from 1980 to 1988. Saddam Hussein even used chemical weapons against the Iraqi people, including the March 1988 attack on the Kurdish city of Halabja.
- Invention to hunt for pretext of war KCNA 14 Jun 2003 -- It is two months after the United States occupied Iraq militarily. It launched an invasion of Iraq on March 20 allegedly to destroy Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, and occupied Bagdhad on April 9.
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