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17 January 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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US Policy

  • Provincial Reconstruction Teams Building Local Iraqi Leadership Washington File 17 Jan 2007 -- Unlike other international aid programs operating in Iraq that focus on infrastructure projects, provincial reconstruction teams (PRTs) are designed to expand the capacity of Iraqis to deliver essential services to their own people, helping to establish a permanent mid-level bureaucracy that will be able to respond to needs well after international assistance workers have gone.
  • Bipartisan Group of US Senators Agree on Resolution Opposing Troop Increase to Iraq VOA 17 Jan 2007 -- Three U.S. senators, including a leading Republican, have agreed on a resolution opposing President Bush' plan to send additional troops to Iraq.
  • Bush Continues Campaign for Iraq Plan VOA 17 Jan 2007 -- President Bush has made his toughest comments to date on the way Iraqi officials handled the execution of Saddam Hussein
  • US Lawmakers Examine Plight of Iraqi Refugees VOA 17 Jan 2007 -- Millions of Iraqis have been displaced by the sectarian violence wracking their country, and many have sought refuge in neighboring countries - severely straining those governments' resources.

United Nations

  • IRAQ: UN death figures paint a grim picture IRIN 17 Jan 2007 -- The Iraqi government must move fast to curb sectarian violence and establish the rule of law to prevent the deaths of more innocent civilians, said a United Nations senior official and an Iraqi analyst.

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