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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


18 May 2006 - Iraq Special Weapons News

Operations
Deployments
US Policy
United Nations
Reconstruction Issues
Foreign Reactions
News Reports

Current Operations

Deployments

  • Pentagon Won't Confirm Charge of Iraq Massacre VOA 18 May 2006 -- The U.S. Defense Department has refused to confirm or deny a charge by a senior member of Congress, who says an investigation has concluded that a group of U.S. troops in Iraq killed at least 15 civilians during an incident last year
  • General Touts Growth in Iraqi-Run Operations AFPS 18 May 2006 -- More than 80 percent of operations in Iraq currently are being performed either solely by Iraqi security forces or in concert with coalition troops, officials here said today.

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq: Despite Reported Cabinet Deal, Some Parties Not Satisfied RFE/RL 18 May 2006 -- As leading Iraqi politicians announced this week that a deal on the cabinet was at hand, a number of political parties voiced their displeasure with the negotiations, saying sectarian politics were getting in the way of forming a national-unity government, signaling a possible setback in the talks

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • SYRIA: More Palestinian refugees from Iraq arrive at border IRIN 18 May 2006 -- Despite an announcement by Syria that it would not receive any more Palestinian refugees on its territory, dozens of those fleeing violence in Iraq have continued to make their way to the border, hopeful of admittance.



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