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12 March 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

Deployments

  • DESRON 50 Concludes Operations Aboard Ocean 6 Navy NewsStand 12 Mar 2007 -- Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 50 concluded its mission March 6 as command and control staff for the commander of Task Group (CTG) 158.1 aboard Ocean 6, an afloat forward staging base attached to the Khawr Al Amaya (KAAOT) oil terminal in the Persian Gulf.

US Policy

United Nations

  • Ban Ki-moon voices hope recent Iraq meeting will spur progress on key issues UN News Centre 12 Mar 2007 -- Welcoming a recent diplomatic meeting on Iraq, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced hope that it would spur progress on key issues, including those affecting its neighbours, which he said must play a constructive role in promoting stability in the country.

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqis Working to Build Capable Air Force AFPS 12 Mar 2007 -- U.S. and Iraqi officials are working to build an Iraqi air force capable of conducting operations across the entire spectrum of the counterinsurgency fight, a senior U.S. military officer said today.
  • Iraq: Baghdad Conference Hailed As A Good Beginning RFE/RL 12 Mar 2007 -- The key players at the March 10 international security conference in Baghdad are calling it a good first step. And all have agreed to hold a second, higher-level meeting soon.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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