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12 March 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

  • Republican Senator Rejects Democratic Allegations of Misuse of Intelligence Washington File 12 Mar 2004 -- As the U.S. presidential election campaign heats up, a prominent Republican senator from Arizona, Jon Kyl, has offered a rebuttal to Democratic Senator Edward Kennedy's allegations that the Bush administration distorted intelligence assessments to justify the war in Iraq.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqi Reconstruction Sector Contracts Awarded 12 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 a specific sector.
  • MOSUL CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY CENTCOM Release 12 Mar 2004-- For the first time in history, women in Mosul, Iraq, were able to join the rest of the world in celebrating International Women's Day Monday. International Women's Day, commemorated by the United Nations in 1911, serves as a day to recognize coordinated efforts of women everywhere for equal rights and political and economic equality.
  • Iraq: U.S. Steps Up Preparations For Hussein Trial RFE/RL 12 Mar 2004 -- The United States is stepping up preparations to prosecute former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and other top members of his regimes for war crimes and crimes against humanity. This month, some 50 American lawyers, investigators and prosecutors began heading to Iraq to organize evidence and provide other technical support for a tribunal.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • IRAQ: Improvements needed in thalassaemia treatment IRIN 12 Mar 2004 -- If you want to see Iraq’s medical system at its best, go to the small health centre behind the paediatric training hospital in downtown Sulaymaniyeh, northeastern Iraq. The five wards are small and neat, the corridors are brightly painted with cartoon characters, and the floors are spotless.




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