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02 December Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq Weekly Update Joint Staff/Coalition Provisional Authority 02 Dec 2003 -- Power / Oil / Education / Health Care / Security / Governance / Economics [PDF 4.75 Mb]
  • Iraq: Baghdad Factory Owner Wrong-Footed By Instability RFE/RL 02 Dec 2003 -- The U.S.-led occupation of Iraq has opened new opportunities for businessmen to import cheap products into the country. Iraq is now flooded with cheap Asian goods and second-hand cars, and the country's small and medium-sized businesses are suffering due to the lack of border controls, insecurity, and economic disorder.
  • Iraq welcomes Iran`s participation in reconstruction projects IRNA 02 Dec 2003 -- Member of Iraq`s Governing Council Ahmad Chalabi here Tuesday said Baghdad welcomes Iran`s participation in reconstruction of the war-torn Iraq.

Foreign Reactions

  • SPAIN / IRAQ VOA 02 Dec 2003 -- Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar has rejected any pullout of Spanish forces from Iraq. The prime minister's comments follow a state funeral for seven Spanish intelligence agents who were killed in an ambush south of Baghdad last Saturday. V-O-A Europe correspondent Roger Wilkison reports from Brussels that the deaths of the men have led to doubts among Spaniards about their country's involvement in Iraq.
  • Supreme Leader expresses grief at desecration of shrines in Samarra IRNA 02 Dec 2003 -- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday expressed grief at desecration of holy shrines of Imam Hadi (AS) and Imam Hassan Asgari (AS) in Samarra, Iraq by the US troops.
  • Rafsanjani condemns US crimes, sacrilege to holy places in Iraq IRNA 02 Dec 2003 -- Member of Iraq`s Governing Council Ahmad Chalabi here on Tuesday conferred with the Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on recent developments in Iraq.
  • JAPAN/IRAQ VOA 02 Dec 2003 -- Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has reaffirmed his determination to send troops to help reconstruct Iraq, despite the recent killings of two Japanese diplomats working there. AThe government is denying Japanese media reports that it will postpone sending civilians to assist in rebuilding.

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