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18 March 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

  • RUMSFELD / IRAQ ANNIVERSARY VOA 18 Mar 2005 -- On the eve of the second anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has acknowledged that the past two years have been difficult, but he says the effort to bring democracy to Iraq will succeed, and is already having an impact throughout the Middle East.
  • Bush's 'Axis of Evil' Speech Put Iraq on Notice AFPS 18 Mar 2005 -- Saddam Hussein's regime was placed in the crosshairs of U.S. foreign policy on Jan. 29, 2002, when President Bush declared in his State of the Union address that Iraq was among an "axis of evil" group of states that sought weapons of mass destruction and sponsored terrorism.

United Nations

  • IRAQ/OIL FOR FOOD VOA 18 Mar 2005 -- Representatives of companies monitoring the shipment of oil and delivery of humanitarian goods under the former U.N. Oil for Food Program for Iraq have denied any wrongdoing. The denial came in testimony before a congressional committee looking into abuses of the program. The latest chapter of the Oil for Food scandal played out on Capitol Hill this past week

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • Jordan Aids in Iraqi Police Training AFPS 18 Mar 2005 -- Insurgents target Iraqi police for a reason: The police represent a democratic, free Iraq governed by laws and not the whim of dictators.

News Reports




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