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03 November 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • Insurgents Will Keep Fighting Until Elections, General Says AFPS 03 Nov 2005 -- Despite a relatively uneventful constitutional referendum in October, insurgents in Iraq have not given up, and officials expect more violence leading up to scheduled December elections, a senior military official said at a news conference in Baghdad today.
  • Elections, Security Will Determine Size of Force in Iraq AFPS 03 Nov 2005 -- The December elections will mark another political milestone on Iraq's journey toward democracy. How the elections unfold, and how peaceful they are will help commanders determine the size of the American force in the country, officials said during a Pentagon news conference today.

  • US General Welcomes Decision to Recruit Former Iraqi Officers VOA 03 Nov 2005 -- A senior U.S. general has welcomed the decision by Iraq's Minister of Defense to invite mid- and low-level former military officers, who served under Saddam Hussein, to join the country's fledgling new army

  • U.S. Working To Defuse Threat from Improvised Bombs in Iraq Washington File 03 Nov 2005 -- The only remaining effective tool that the Iraqi insurgency has against coalition forces is the improvised bomb, says Pentagon spokesman Lawrence Di Rita.
  • DoD Working to Combat IED Menace AFPS 03 Nov 2005 -- Pentagon officials are looking for ways to combat the improvised-explosive-device menace, a senior military officer said today.

  • Democrats, Republicans Spar Over Iraq VOA 03 Nov 2005 -- As the Pentagon underscores efforts to strengthen the Iraqi military and counter insurgents, lawmakers in Congress continue to spar over the issue of intelligence used to justify the war in Iraq

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