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29 February 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

  • Interim Iraqi Constitution Imminent; Military Operations Continue AFPS 29 Feb 2004 -- Although it was apparent the Iraqi General Council would miss the U.S.-suggested deadline to establish an interim constitution, IGC member Mawaffak Rubaie asserted late Feb. 28 that the signing of the document is imminent, noting, "Failure is not an option."
  • 4th ID and Task Force Ironhorse operations CENTCOM Release 29 Feb 2004-- 4th Infantry Division and Task Force Ironhorse soldiers conducted 172 patrols and two raids and captured 28 individuals Friday and Saturday.
  • Task Force Olympia detains three suspects, collects weapons CENTCOM Release 29 Feb 2004-- Soldiers from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) under the operational control of Task Force Olympia detained personnel suspected of anticoalition activities and recovered weapons and other explosives in northern Iraq Saturday.
  • Task Force 1st Armored Division teaches ICDC CENTCOM Release 29 Feb 2004-- Task Force 1st Armored Division soldiers from the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment began the first Iraqi Civil Defense Corps Primary Leadership Development Course for approximately 100 ICDC noncommissioned officers at Camp Muleskinner here Saturday.

Deployments

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • IRAQ/DONORS VOA 29 Feb 2004 -- A group of international donors has agreed to place one-billion dollars into a fund to assist in the rebuilding of Iraq.
  • Iraqi Constitution Talks Continue, Estonian Soldier KilledRFE/RL 29 Feb 2004 -- Members of the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Governing Council are continuing discussions on drafting an interim constitution amid reports that there are still key differences.
  • IRAQ/POLITICS VOA 29 Feb 2004 -- The Iraqi Governing Council is still trying to finalize the blueprint for an interim government that will run Iraq after the U-S coalition hands over power in June. A final agreement is expected in the next few days.

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