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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


07 September Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

  • 4TH ID CAPTURES FORMER REGIME LOYALIST CENTCOM 07 Sept 2003-- The 4th Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, also known as "Warhorse Brigade", captured a former regime loyalist suspected of carrying out attacks against Coalition forces at a children's hospital.

Deployments

US Policy

  • President Bush: 'We Will Do What is Necessary' AFPS 07 Sept 2003-- Saying the United States will "do what is necessary, spend what is necessary," President George W. Bush told the nation Sunday night that the war on terror must continue, and he will ask Congress for $87 billion more to wage it.
  • BUSH IRAQ ADDRESS VOA 07 Sept 2003-- President Bush is asking the U-S Congress for 87 billion dollars in emergency funding for Iraq and Afghanistan
  • BUSH SPEECH VOA 07 Sept 2003-- The President's Address to the Nation
  • Bush Says U.S. Will Do What Is Necessary to Win Victory in Iraq Washington File 07 Sept 2003-- President Bush, in a televised speech to the nation September 7 from the White House, said "Iraq is now the central front" in the war on terrorism, and the United States "will do what is necessary, we will spend what is necessary," to win "this essential victory in the war on terror, to promote freedom and to make our own nation more secure."
  • Powell, Rice Discuss Iraq, North Korea, Middle East, Terrorism Washington File 07 Sept 2003-- The state of efforts to secure and rebuild Iraq, recent six-party talks with North Korea, and the prospects for peace in the Middle East following the resignation of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas were among the topics Secretary of State Colin Powell and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice discussed during various talk show appearances September 7.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Rumsfeld, Sanchez Say Press Ignores Good News From Iraq AFPS 07 Sept 2003-- American officials here took on the press for not reporting the "good news" coming out of Iraq.
  • Powell Says Iraqis Should Form Plan for Self-Government Washington File 07 Sept 2003-- The plan for Iraq's transition to self-government "should come from the Iraqi Governing Council," not from the United States or any other member of the United Nations Security Council, Secretary of State Colin Powell said in an interview on ABC's "This Week" September 7.
  • Powell Says U.S. Must Take Lead in Iraq's Reconstruction Washington File 07 Sept 2003-- There is "enough work" for everyone to do in the reconstruction of Iraq, "but the lead role has to be played by the United States," Secretary of State Colin Powell said in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" September 7.
  • Iran, Iraq sign MoUs on economic cooperation IRNA 07 Sep 2003 -- Provincial chamber of commerce, mines and metals in Khorramshahr on Sunday signed three separate memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on economic cooperation with Iraqi chamber of commerce in the provinces of al-Basra, Naseriyah and al-Amarah, Head of Chamber of Commerce, Mines and Metals in Khorramshahr Najm Biet Changhan said on Sunday.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports




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