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05 March 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

  • USS Howard Departs Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 05 Mar 2007 -- USS Howard (DDG 83) completed conducting maritime security operations (MSO) on Feb. 28 for Combined Task Force 158 in the North Persian Gulf in support of U.S. 5th Fleet.

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • Iraqi PM Orders Probe of Coalition's Basra Raid VOA 05 Mar 2007 -- Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has ordered an investigation into a joint Iraqi-British raid on a national intelligence agency, which uncovered prisoners who apparently had been tortured.
  • Iraq: Official Says Neighbors 'Must Do More' RFE/RL 05 Mar 2007 -- On March 10, Baghdad will host a meeting of representatives from neighboring countries, as well as regional powers and permanent members of the UN Security Council, to discuss cooperation to improve security in Iraq.

News Reports

  • IRAQ: Malnutrition among under-fives IRIN 05 Mar 2007 -- Apart from dodging bombs and bullets in their schools and neighbourhoods, children in Iraq are suffering from worryingly high levels of malnourishment, according to specialists.



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