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03 December 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

  • Rumsfeld: Iraqis Ultimately Will Bring Stability to Iraq AFPS 03 Dec 2004 -- Beating the insurgency in Iraq is "a test of wills," but one that the United States, the coalition, and most importantly, the Iraqis, are committed to winning, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said during a Dec. 2 interview on "The O'Reilly Factor" program on Fox News Channel.
  • Powell Sees Elections as Key to Defeating Insurgency in Iraq Washington File 03 Dec 2004 -- Secretary of State Colin Powell says he hopes the Iraqi people will see their interests represented through elections and the formation of a National Assembly, not violent insurgency, reiterating his position that Iraqi elections should be held as scheduled on January 30, 2005.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • U.S.-Iraq-Aid VOA 03 Dec 2004 -- U.S. international aid officials said Friday their reconstruction program in Iraq is making good headway despite security problems and lack of media coverage of its successes. The 18 billion dollar program is by far the largest ever undertaken by U.S. Agency for International Development, A.I.D.
  • Iraq Reconstruction Passes 1,000 Project Milestone 03 Dec 2004 -- The Iraq Project and Contracting Office (PCO) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that the U.S. government has surpassed the 1,000 construction start mark one month ahead of their year-end goal. The reconstruction team has delivered 1,051 construction starts to-date.
  • Iraq Reconstruction Making Gains Despite Insurgency AFPS 03 Dec 2004 -- Although headlines citing insurgent attacks tend to overshadow its efforts, U.S.-led reconstruction initiatives in Iraq continue to make progress, a senior U.S. official noted here today.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports




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