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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


08 August 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

Deployments

  • IRAQ / IRAQI FORCES VOA 08 Aug 2005 -- Coalition officials in Iraq are meeting with senior Iraqi leaders to work on defining what conditions will allow withdrawal of about 138-thousand American troops and other foreign troops from the country

US Policy

  • U.S. Envoy Outlines Iraq's Compact with America Washington File 08 Aug 2005 -- This op-ed by Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, appeared August 7 in the Wall Street Journal and is in the public domain.
  • U.S. Ambassador Urges Iraq to Respect Equal Rights in Constitution Washington File 08 Aug 2005 -- As Iraqi leaders entered the final week of discussions before the August 15 deadline to complete the drafting of Iraq's new constitution, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad urged the constitutional committee to forge a document that guarantees equal rights and opportunities to all Iraqi citizens and ensures that no community is oppressed, marginalized or excluded.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Hussein's Family Sacks Foreign Defense Team RFE/RL 08 Aug 2005 -- The family of ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein said today it has sacked all members of his foreign defense team, and from now on would deal only with his Iraqi lawyer.
  • Iran/Iraq: Renewed Speculation About Tehran And Instability In Iraq RFE/RL 08 Aug 2005 -- "[O]ne of the biggest one-week death tolls for U.S. forces in Iraq and a continuing surge in killings of Iraqi forces and civilians showed that the insurgency is increasing its lethality and expanding its scope," "The Washington Post" reported on 7 August, citing U.S. and Iraqi officials and casualty counts.



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