Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
06 October 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 06 Oct 2005 [PDF]
- TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIER KILLED
- Operations Update for Arabic Media, Oct. 6, 2005 MNF-I 06 Oct 2005
- Transcript: Defense Department Operational Update Briefing 06 Oct 2005 -- Presenter: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, Lawrence Di Rita and Deputy Director for Regional Operations J-3, Brig Gen Carter Ham
- "Operation River Gate" Seeks to End Deadliest Period in Iraq VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- Ramadan, usually one of the happiest holidays for Muslims, began in Iraq, with fighting between insurgents and coalition forces and more bombings.
- Iraqi, Coalition forces' September weapons haul in Baghdad biggest since May MNF-I 06 Oct 2005 -- During combat operations to crack down on terrorist cells and their support networks in and around Baghdad, Iraqi and Coalition Forces seized 31 weapons caches in September, making it the largest monthly haul since 54 caches were seized in May.
- Task Force Baghdad engineers find big weapons cache MNF-I 06 Oct 2005 -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers searching near previous weapons cache sites unearthed a new cache containing rockets, mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and materials often used to make improvised explosive devices.
- US Troops Rise to 152,000 for Iraqi Referendum VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- U.S. defense officials say the United States will maintain about 152,000 troops in Iraq until the country holds its constitutional referendum on October 15.
- Many Killed In Iraq Bombings RFE/RL 06 Oct 2005 -- Over 35 people have been killed in a number of blasts in Iraq, including at least 25 people in a bomb attack at a Shi'ite mosque in Al-Hillah, south of Baghdad.
- Suicide Attack in Baghdad Kills 9 VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi police say a suicide bomber blew up his explosives filled car near the Oil Ministry in Baghdad, killing at least nine people and wounding eight others.
- Suicide Attack at Iraqi Shi'ite Mosque Kills 25 VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- A suicide car bombing at a Shi'ite mosque in the Iraqi town of Hilla killed at least 25 people Wednesday, when Iraqis were observing the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
- Iraqis, Coalition Beefing up Border Interdiction AFPS 06 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi and coalition officials are doing their best to halt shipments of bomb-making materials, expertise and individuals into Iraq, DoD officials said in a Pentagon news conference today.
- Transcript: President Discusses War on Terror at National Endowment for Democracy The White House 06 Oct 2005
- Bush: We Will Not Let Radicals Control Iraq, Other Nations VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- President Bush says there can be no appeasement of terrorists, and warns they seek a radical Islamic empire
- Bush Gives Detailed View Of War Against Terrorism RFE/RL 06 Oct 2005 -- U.S. President George W. Bush has outlined his view of the war against international terrorism and its relation to the 2 1/2-year conflict in Iraq.
- Bush: War on Terrorism Will Continue VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- President Bush says there can be no appeasement of terrorists, and warns they seek a radical Islamic empire.
- Congressional Democrats Criticize Bush Speech VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- Congressional Democrats say President Bush's speech Thursday was long on rhetoric and short on specifics about how the administration plans to reach its goals in the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism.
- Bush Calls Iraq Central Front in Terror War, Vows Victory AFPS 06 Oct 2005 -- Just as terrorists "regard Iraq as the central front in the war on humanity," the United States must recognize it as "the central front in our war on terror," President Bush said in a speech here today to the National Endowment for Democracy.
- Bush Outlines Strategy for Victory in Terror War AFPS 06 Oct 2005 -- President Bush today outlined the comprehensive strategy he said is showing progress in the global war on terror and will ultimately lead to victory over extremism.
- Senate Approves Measure Aimed at Preventing Prisoner Abuse VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- The U.S. Senate has approved a measure that would impose standards on the military's treatment of detainees in the wake of prisoner abuse scandals at the Abu Ghraib detention center and elsewhere.
- Iraqis Will Have Safe Environment for Referendum, General Says AFPS 06 Oct 2005 -- Coalition and Iraqi security forces are committed to providing a secure environment for Iraqis to participate in the Oct. 15 constitutional referendum, and they have the abilities to do so, a military spokesman in Baghdad said today.
- White House Denies Bush Said Invasions of Iraq, Afghanistan 'Driven by God' VOA 06 Oct 2005 -- The White House says a report that President Bush believed God told him to go to war in Afghanistan and Iraq is "absurd."
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