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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


31 August 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

Operations
Deployments
US Policy
United Nations
Reconstruction Issues
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Current Operations

Deployments

  • ESG 1 Arrives in NAVCENT AOR Navy NewsStand 31 Aug 2005 -- Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 1, centered around the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1), entered the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's area of operations Aug. 30.

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq: The Growing Sunni-Shi'a Divide RFE/RL 31 Aug 2005 -- As the debilitating security situation in Iraq threatens to widen the Sunni-Shi'ite rift, leaders on both sides are trying to allay fears of a sectarian war -- a tall order in an atmosphere charged with accusations, power struggles, and growing animosity.
  • Iraq: Sunnis Weigh In On Draft Constitution RFE/RL 31 Aug 2005 -- Iraq's Sunni Arab leaders have expressed varying levels of opposition to the draft constitution since it was announced on 28 August.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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