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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


21 June Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

  • U.S. Effort to Provide Iraqis Safer, Better Lives Continues Washington File 21 Jun 2003 -- President Bush assessed the U.S. effort in Iraq to provide safety and security , as well as physical improvements in the life of Iraqi citizens, in his weekly radio address to the nation June 21.
  • US Intelligence Analysts Believe Saddam Hussein is Alive VOA News 21 Jun 2003 -- The New York Times newspaper reported this week that U.S. intelligence analysts believe Saddam Hussein is still alive and hiding somewhere in Iraq. The White House says it simply doesn't know, but U.S. forces on the ground in Iraq are intensifying their search for the deposed Iraqi leader, his two sons and their close associates. The fate and whereabouts of Saddam Hussein is very much on the minds of many Iraqis.
  • BUSH/IRAQ VOA 21 Jun 2003 -- President Bush says he is determined to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Mr. Bush says the military is targeting members of Iraq's former ruling party, who continue to ambush U-S troops.
  • Bush Determined to Find WMDs in Iraq VOA News 21 Jun 2003 -- President Bush says he is determined to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Mr. Bush says the military is targeting members of Iraq's former ruling party, who continue to ambush U.S. troops.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 6, Number 27 21 Jun 2003 -- IRAQI 'GROUP OF SEVEN' APPROVES EXPANSION / SHI'ITE CLERIC SAYS HE WILL NOT JOIN IRAQI ADVISORY COUNCIL / SHARIF ALI SAYS U.S.-APPOINTED GOVERNMENT WOULD BE ILLEGITIMATE / CHRISTIAN SECTS UNITE TO FORM REPRESENTATIVE FEDERATION / IRAQI NATIONAL ACCORD HEAD CITES PROGRESS / IRAQ'S DEEPWATER PORT OPENS / IRAQI OIL OFFICIAL SAYS OIL IS NOT SMUGGLED / KURDS BAN WEAPONS IN NORTHERN IRAQ / MILITANT FIRES AT U.S. CONVOY, REPORTEDLY HITS IRAQI CIVILIAN BUS / IRAQIS PROTEST IN AL-HILLAH / CAR BOMBS EXPLODE IN BAGHDAD / U.S. TROOPS OPEN FIRE AS IRAQI MILITARY PROTESTS TURN VIOLENT / U.S. ADMINISTRATOR UNVEILS NEW CRIMINAL COURT IN IRAQ / WEEKLY COLUMN ON FATWAS INTRODUCED BY BAGHDAD NEWSPAPER / U.S. ISSUES RFP TO GSM PROVIDERS / U.S. REPORTEDLY CLOSES LOCAL TELEVISION AND NEWSPAPER / U.S. STEPPING UP APPEALS TO IRAQI SCIENTISTS / U.S. FORCES ANNOUNCE CAPTURE OF MOST SENIOR HUSSEIN-ERA LEADER TO DATE / U.S. TROOPS LAUNCH OPERATION DESERT SCORPION... / ...AS CENTCOM ANNOUNCES CONCLUSION OF OPERATION PENINSULA STRIKE / U.S. FORCES RAID FARMHOUSES IN TIKRIT, DETAINING MANY AND SEIZING CASH / IRAQI DETAINEE KILLED IN ESCAPE ATTEMPT / DEPOSED IRAQI LEADER'S DAUGHTER SAYS FATHER 'SURVIVED THE WAR.' / IRAQI FOREIGN MINISTRY RECRUITING / IRAQI FOREIGN MINISTRY SOURCE SAYS FEMALE DIPLOMAT TO GO TO UN / KUWAIT CONFIRMS REMAINS OF SECOND POW / GCC ISSUES COMMUNIQUE URGING SECURITY IN IRAQ / UN ENVOY MEETS WITH LEADING IRAQI FIGURES / JAPAN NAMED TOP UNICEF DONOR FOR IRAQ / U.K. PROBE CONTRADICTS U.S. ACCUSATIONS OVER IRAQ'S MOBILE LABS / AS CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE QUESTIONS INTELLIGENCE REPORTS / BLAIR APPOINTS UN AMBASSADOR AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE / SENIOR BRITISH OFFICIAL SAYS U.S.-LED ADMINISTRATION IS IN CHAOS / BUSH NAMES SUCCESSOR TO GENERAL FRANKS
  • Aide Says Saddam Hussein, Sons Survived War VOA News 21 Jun 2003 -- U.S. defense officials say Saddam Hussein's former top aide has told interrogators the former Iraqi president and his two sons survived the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
  • IRAQ/SADDAM VOA 21 Jun 2003 -- The New York Times newspaper reported this week that U-S intelligence analysts believe Saddam Hussein is still alive and hiding somewhere in Iraq. The White House says it simply doesn't know, but U-S forces on the ground in Iraq are intensifying their search for the deposed Iraqi leader, his two sons and their close associates. The fate and whereabouts of Saddam Hussein is very much on the minds of many Iraqis.




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