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20 March 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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US Policy

United Nations

  • U.S. To Assist Inquiry Into Alleged Oil-For-Food Fraud RFE/RL 20 Mar 2004 -- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell today said that Washington will assist a fraud inquiry into allegations that the deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein diverted money from the UN-sponsored oil-for-food program.

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • Iraq: Protesters Rally Round The World On One-year Anniversary RFE/RL 20 Mar 2004 -- Protests against the war in Iraq have been held around the world to mark one year since the U.S.-led invasion.
  • EUROPE/PROTESTS VOA 20 Mar 2004 -- Tens-of-thousands of protesters marched through the streets of London on the first anniversary of the outbreak of the U-S-led war in Iraq. It was one of the largest of a series of demonstrations across Europe. /// OPT /// Other rallies took place in major cities in East Asia and the Middle East, and protests also are planned (took place) in the United States
  • EGYPT/PROTESTS VOA 20 Mar 2004 -- Protesters took to the streets in Cairo Saturday, calling for an end to the U-S-led occupation in Iraq and for improvements in their own struggling economy.
  • AUSTRALIA PEACE RALLIES VOA 20 Mar 2004 -- Australia, thousands of people are marching to protest the first anniversary of the U-S led invasion of Iraq. The conservative government of John Howard sent two-thousand troops to join the campaign, a decision that has caused unease among many Australians. There are far fewer protesters this year than last, when the invasion began.

News Reports

  • NY / ANTI WAR PROTESTS VOA 20 Mar 2004 -- Tens-of-thousands of anti-war protesters marched peacefully in New York City today (Saturday) to mark the first anniversary of the U-S-led war in Iraq. Demonstrators also took to the streets in several cities in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.




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