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23 May 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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US Policy

  • 23 May News Report MNC-I/MNF-I 23 May 2004 -- There was a news report published May 23, 2004, which suggests that Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, Commander of Multi-National Forces-Iraq was aware of, and in some instances, present at Abu Ghraib while detainee abuse was occurring. This report is false, and Lt Gen Sanchez stands by his testimony before Congressional committees.
  • BUSH IRAQ VOA 23 May 2004 -- President Bush delivers a speech Monday (8pm EDT) on plans for the transfer of power in Iraq. It will be an unusual evening address delivered from an Army facility in Pennsylvania.
  • U-S IRAQI PRISONERS VOA 23 May 2004 -- Two key Senate members predict more American soldiers will face military courts in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • U-S / CHALABI VOA 23 May 2004 -- Ahmad Chalabi, the Iraqi politician whose offices in Baghdad were raided last week, is calling for President Bush to get personally involved in the country's June 30th transition to sovereignty. Meanwhile, American lawmakers express their doubts about Mr. Chalabi, who some U-S officials once considered a potential leader in post-war Iraq.
  • Military occupation of Iraq, biggest US mistake: Safavi IRNA 23 May 2004 -- Commander of the Islamic Revolution`s Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Yahya Rahim Safavi said here Sunday the military occupation of Iraq has been the biggest mistake made by Washington.
  • Iran rejects 'baseless' US intelligence charges IRNA 23 May 2004 -- Iran Sunday described as `baseless and unfounded` Washington`s accusations that the Iraqi National Council chief Ahmad Chalabi had passed sensitive US intelligence to Tehran.

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