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12 August 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

United Nations

  • Annan hopeful for 'satisfactory closure' on missing Kuwaitis in Iraq UN News Centre 12 Aug 2005 -- In a new report on the fate of Kuwaitis who went missing in Iraq after the 1990 invasion of their country, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan says he is hopeful that with the expanding activities of Kuwaiti investigative teams and increased cooperation by the new Iraqi authorities, more human remains will eventually be brought to Kuwait and more missing persons files can be closed.

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqis Want Water and Electricity as Much as Constitution VOA 12 Aug 2005 -- With just three days left before a crucial deadline to submit a draft constitution for Iraq, Sunni Arabs on Friday denounced Shi'ite calls for a Shi'ite federal region to be enshrined in the new constitution

Foreign Reactions

  • Iraqi Sunni Reject Calls For Shi'ite Region RFE/RL 12 Aug 2005 -- Sunni Arab members of the committee drafting Iraq's new constitution are rejecting calls for a Shi'ite autonomous region, days before the deadline for parliament to approve the charter.
  • Iraqi Shi'ite Leader Calls For Autonomy RFE/RL 12 Aug 2005 -- A major Shi'ite politician has called for an autonomous Shi'ite federal region in the south of the country.

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