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05 May 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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US Policy

  • Army releases findings in detainee-abuse investigations Army News Release 05 May 2005 -- Today, in a continuing effort to keep the public informed, the Army released a portion of findings from a series of exhaustive investigations into detainee and interrogation operations.
  • England court-martial declared a mistrial Army News 05 May 2005 -- A military judge declared a mistrial at 1 p.m. May 4 during the court-martial of a Soldier who is accused of abusing detainees at Abu Ghraib Prison in the fall of 2003 in Iraq.
  • US House Approves Military Funding for Iraq and Afghanistan VOA 05 May 2005 -- The U.S. House of Representatives (in a 368 to 58 vote) has given final approval to a bill to fund military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The measure would also tighten immigration law

  • Zarqawi Losing Support Among Iraqis, General Says AFPS 05 May 2005 -- Any remaining support among Iraqis for fugitive Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is fading as his network's attacks continue to take aim at their country's security forces and civilians, the director of operations for the Joint Staff said at a Pentagon news conference today.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Iraqi Media Monitoring UNAMI 05 May 2005
  • Iraqis Forced to be Suicide Bombers VOA 05 May 2005 -- A senior U.S. military officer says there is evidence that more people in Iraq are being forced to become suicide bombers. The phenomenon has been noted before, but the new head of operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lieutenant General James Conway, says that type of attack is increasing.




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