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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


01 February 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

  • John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Arrives in 7th Fleet Navy NewsStand 01 Feb 2007 -- The USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Carrier Strike Group (JCSSG) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet's area of responsibility (AOR) Jan. 31, as part of a deployment to promote peace, regional cooperation and stability.

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • IRAQ: Insecurity and corruption hinder reconstruction, audit says IRIN 01 Feb 2007 -- Insecurity, corruption among Iraqi officials and weak US contract management have led to tens of millions of dollars in Iraq reconstruction aid going missing, a new audit report said on Wednesday.
  • IRAQ: More Palestinians flee Baghdad IRIN 01 Feb 2007 -- The number of Palestinians stranded at the Iraq-Syria border has risen to 700 as more refugees flee the escalating violence in Baghdad, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Wednesday.
  • Iraq: Domestic Security Forces Face Major Challenges RFE/RL 01 Feb 2007 -- As part of the new U.S. strategy to stem the violence in Iraq, U.S. military leaders are pushing Iraqi forces to take the lead in security operations, backed up when necessary by U.S. airpower or troops

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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