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16 January 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

  • USS John C. Stennis Deploys with Carrier Strike Group 3 Navy NewsStand 16 Jan 2007 -- Stennis (CVN 74) Sailors said goodbye to their family members and friends Jan. 16, as the ship departed Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton for San Diego to onload Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9.
  • Sailors Deploy to Iraq to Coordinate Air Cargo Navy NewsStand 16 Jan 2007 -- The second rotation of Sailors from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 (NCHB-1) at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Cheatham Annex departed for a six month deployment to Iraq Jan. 16.

US Policy

United Nations

  • Over 34,000 civilians killed in Iraq in 2006, says UN report on rampant abuses UN News Centre 16 Jan 2007 -- Nearly 6,400 Iraqi civilians were killed in the November-December period, slightly less than in the preceding two months, as rampant and indiscriminate killings, sectarian violence, extra-judicial executions - and impunity for the perpetrators - continued virtually unchecked, according to the latest United Nations rights report released today.
  • UN Says 34,000 Killed in Iraq Last Year VOA 16 Jan 2007 -- U.N. officials in Baghdad say more than 34,000 Iraqis perished in violent incidents last year, far more than the government had reported
  • UN Says 34,000 Iraqi Civilians Killed In 2006 RFE/RL 16 Jan 2007 -- The United Nations today said that more than 34,000 Iraqi civilians were killed in violence in 2006.

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

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