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19 March 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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US Policy

  • BUSH IRAQ VOA 19 Mar 2005 -- President Bush marked the second anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by telling Americans that the fall of Saddam Hussein has made them safer. Democrats used the anniversary to accuse the Bush Administration of cutting benefits for American veterans.
  • Bush Notes Operation Iraqi Freedom's Accomplishments AFPS 19 Mar 2005 -- Two years ago today, U.S. and coalition forces disarmed a brutal regime, freed the Iraqi people and defended the world from a grave danger, President Bush said today in his weekly radio address.
  • Wolfowitz Cites Iraqi Freedom Accomplishments, Challenges AFPS 19 Mar 2005 -- Operation Iraqi Freedom, which began two years ago today, has allowed 25 million people the chance to build lives of freedom, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz said during a recent interview.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • EUROPE-IRAQ VOA 19 Mar 2005 -- Two years after the start of the Iraq war, anti-war sentiments have not diminished in Europe. In Rome, Madrid and elsewhere demonstrators made their voice heard. In London, tens of thousands marched to Trafalgar Square to, as they see it, send a message to Prime Minister Tony Blair.

News Reports

  • IRAQ WRAP VOA 19 Mar 2005 -- On the second anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, President Bush has defended his decision to invade the country. In Europe, tens of thousands of anti-war protesters took to the streets to demand an end to the U.S. occupation.
  • IRAQ WAR ANNIVERSARY VOA 19 Mar 2005 -- At least three Iraqi policemen have been killed and seven others wounded by a bomb in the northern city of Kirkuk. The blast came on the second anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, a milestone that passed quietly in Iraq and was not marked by the newly elected Iraqi parliament or U.S.-led forces.




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