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17 March 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

Deployments

  • 15TH MEU(SOC) joins fight in Iraq USMC News 17 Mar 2005 -- The opportunity for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) to enter Iraq and contribute to the war on terrorism has finally arrived, midway through their six-month deployment.

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • MP expelled from parliament after accusing Blair over Iraq war IRNA 17 Mar 2005 -- A British MP was ordered to leave the House of Commons Thursday after refusing to withdraw his accusation that Prime Minister Tony Blair "misled" parliament over the Iraq war.
  • IRAQ, PALESTINE PROBLEMS NURTURE TERRORISM RIA Novosti 17 Mar 2005 -- The international troops' stationing in Iraq and the still-unsettled problems facing Palestine encourage terrorism, according to Mohammad bin Hassan Abdel Wali, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Russia.

News Reports

  • Iraqi Media Monitoring UNAMI 17 Mar 2005
  • Iraq: Health Experts Condemn Failure To Count Casualties RFE/RL 17 Mar 2005 -- An international group of public-health experts has appealed to the British and U.S. governments to launch a full and independent inquiry into Iraqi casualties related to the war. The group -- from the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Canada, Spain, and Italy -- says the joint U.S.-U.K. failure to monitor deaths in Iraq is "wholly irresponsible" from a public-health perspective.




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