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07 October 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

  • Pentagon Claims Intel that Led to New York Alert VOA 07 Oct 2005 -- The U.S. Defense Department says the terrorist alert in New York was based on information it gathered in recent weeks, and that the information also led to a raid on a suspect location in Iraq during the last few days.
  • Coalition Forces Ready for Iraq Referendum, General Says AFPS 07 Oct 2005 -- Multinational Force West, in Iraq's Anbar province, has sufficient strength to complete all its missions, including providing security for the country's Oct. 15 constitutional referendum and the December elections, the unit's commander said today.
  • Iraqi Forces 'Unbelievably Better,' General Says AFPS 07 Oct 2005 -- Iraq's security forces are better organized and more combat-ready than they were a year ago, a senior U.S. military officer told reporters here Oct. 6.
  • Political Process Viewed as Key To Ending Iraq's Violence Washington File 07 Oct 2005 -- The U.S. military officer responsible for current military operations in western Iraq says violence there will end when the Iraqis use the political process to make life better.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq opens border guard academy Army News 07 Oct 2005 -- A border enforcement academy in northern Iraq is now ready to train Iraqi guards to protect their country's borders.
  • Iraq Begins Distributing Draft Constitution RFE/RL 07 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi authorities have begun handing out copies of a draft constitution ahead of a hotly contested referendum on the charter next week.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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