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11 March 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

  • OIF/OEF Casualty Update 11 Mar 2004 [PDF]

  • Sanchez Says Security Improving, But More Work Needed AFPS 11 Mar 2004 -- As Iraq's security force continues to grow, so will its responsibilities, and that's the basis for local control, Army Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez, Combined Joint Task Force 7 commander, told reporters today during a Baghdad press briefing.
  • IRAQ/DEVELOPMENTS VOA 11 Mar 2004 -- The U-S military is investigating whether two U-S civilians working for the Department of Defense were killed by Iraqi police, or by assailants posing as police.

Deployments

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • PENTAGON/IRAQ CONTRACTS VOA 11 Mar 2004 -- Pentagon auditors have uncovered what they describe as significant deficiencies in the handling of billions of dollar of Iraq contracts by a firm once run by Vice President Dick Cheney.
  • Iraqi Reconstruction Sector Contracts Awarded 11 Mar 2004 -- The Department of Defense announced today the award of two contracts to provide construction services under the Coalition Provisional Authority Program Management Office (PMO) within specific sectors.
  • Iraq: Interim Constitution Mixes South Africa, Eastern Europe, And A Little 'Kojak' RFE/RL 11 Mar 2004 -- Iraqis involved in drafting their new interim constitution were clearly impressed by South Africa's postapartheid constitution. They also obviously admired the postcommunist constitutions from Eastern Europe. And it appears that some even had a soft spot for American television, particularly detective shows.
  • IRAQ: Mobile medical teams help IDPs in north IRIN 11 Mar 2004 -- Rather than going to the doctor, the inhabitants of the tent village opposite Kirkuk's football stadium wait for the doctor to come to them. This is the fourth time in three months that Dr Ghada Hamid Toma has paid them a visit, and she and they now have the system down to a tee. As they line up patiently, she and her assistants pull three chairs and a blue plastic table out of the back of the Land-Rover and set them up in the dust. Within two minutes, everything is ready for the first patient.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • IRAQ / SPY VOA 11 Mar 2004 -- U-S authorities have arrested a former journalist and congressional staffer on charges she worked as an Iraqi spy.




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