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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


31 January 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

  • 4TH ID'S 24-HOUR ACTIVITY CENTCOM Release 31 Jan 2004-- Soldiers from 4th Infantry Division and Task Force Ironhorse, over the past 24 hours, conducted 179 patrols, five raids and captured 40 individuals. Seventeen of the patrols were joint operations conducted with the Iraqi Police, the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps and the Border Guard in order to continually improve the safety and standard of living of the Iraqi people.
  • ARROWHEAD BRIGADE UNCOVERS TWO CACHES CENTCOM Release 31 Jan 2004-- Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) under the operational control of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) uncovered two caches during operations Jan. 30 in and around Mosul.
  • Bombings in Iraq Kill 12, Including 3 U.S. Soldiers AFPS 31 Jan 2004 -- A roadside bomb killed three U.S. soldiers who were part of a convoy between Tikrit and Kirkuk in Iraq today, and a suicide bomber struck an Iraqi police station in Mosul, killing nine people and injuring at least 45 others.
  • Three U.S. Soldeirs, Nine Iraqis Dead In Two Attacks RFE/RL 31 Jan 2004 -- Nine people were killed in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul today when a car bomb exploded outside a police station and three U.S. soldiers were killed near Kirkuk by an improvised explosive device.
  • Iraq Bomb Attacks Kill 12 VOA News 31 Jan 2004 -- A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in north-central Iraq Saturday morning. And a car bomb explosion in front of an Iraqi police station in the northern city of Mosul has killed at least nine people and injured dozens.

Deployments

US Policy

  • Wolfowitz Defends Intelligence Community VOA News 31 Jan 2004 -- U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz says even though weapons of mass destruction have not been found in Iraq, the war was still necessary.
  • Former Inspector's WMD Assertions Raise New Questions About US Intelligence Community VOA News 31 Jan 2004 -- The assertion by the former chief U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq that prewar intelligence on Iraq's weapons was flawed has sparked intense partisan debate. It has also sent shock waves through U.S. intelligence agencies, which are now on the firing line for some sharp criticism. New questions being raised about how U.S. intelligence agencies conduct their business.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Iraqi Council Bans Al-Jazeera TV Station VOA News 31 Jan 2004 -- The Iraqi interim government temporarily banned the Arabic television broadcaster al-Jazeera from attending its news conferences to protest comments aired by the station.




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