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21 February 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

  • NORTHERN IRAQ REGIONAL TRAINING CENTER GRADUATES FIRST HAMAM AL ALIL COMPANY CENTCOM Release 21 Feb 2004-- The security of Hamam Al Alil, a small town south of Mosul, improved this week as the first company of Iraqi Civil Defense Corps personnel who are tasked with securing the city graduated Thursday from the Northern Iraq Regional Training Center.
  • 4TH INFANTRY OPERATIONS FOR THE PAST 24 HOURS CENTCOM Release 21 Feb 2004-- Iraqi Police led soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division to a location northwest of Kirkuk that contained a large cache of mortar rounds, Feb. 19.
  • Coalition-Iraqi Raids Flush Out More Terror Suspects AFPS 21 Feb 2004 -- Coalition and Iraqi security forces rounded up several terrorist targets during overnight raids, including a former mayor of Tikrit and a cousin of Saddam Hussein suspected of providing false passports for individuals crossing the Iraq-Syria border.

Deployments

US Policy

  • Coalition Clarifies What CPA Said in Al Arabiya Interview AFPS 21 Feb 2004 -- The Coalition Provisional Authority clarified today what CPA administrator Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III said in a Feb. 20 interview on Al Arabiya satellite TV.
  • BUSH TERRORISM VOA 21 Feb 2004 -- President Bush is defending his decision to invade Iraq, saying the discovery of a letter attributed to a suspected terrorist there shows that the country is the central front in the fight against terrorism.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • IRAQ/VOTE VOA 21 Feb 2004 -- The top U-S administrator in Iraq said Saturday that the country will not be ready for elections for at least one year -- an opinion that is certain to anger many Iraqis.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Red Cross Visits Saddam Hussein AFPS 21 Feb 2004 -- The International Committee of the Red Cross visited Saddam Hussein today at an undisclosed location, Coalition Joint Task Force 7 officials confirmed.
  • IRAQ/SADDAM VOA 21 Feb 2004 -- A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross says one of its teams has visited ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in U-S custody, in accordance with the Geneva Convention.




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