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18 April 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • Bush, Democrats Discuss Iraq War Funding VOA 18 Apr 2007 -- President Bush met with congressional Democrats at the White House Wednesday to discuss their differences over funding wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Fallon: Radical Islamic Leader's Aims Remain a Puzzle AFPS 18 Apr 2007 -- The intentions of radical Islamic cleric Muqtada al-Sadr largely remain cloudy amid the shifting sands of power politics in the new Iraq, the commander of U.S. Central Command testified at a Congressional hearing today.
  • Gates: Iraq Resolution Important to Region, World AFPS 18 Apr 2007 -- The situation in Iraq dominates the political landscape of the United States and of Middle Eastern countries, where citizens have "watched developments in that country with growing concern," U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told a group of American businessmen here today.
  • Suicide Bomb Attacks Present Top Challenge in Iraq, Fallon Says AFPS 18 Apr 2007 -- Suicide-bomb attacks on coalition and Iraqi troops and civilians, orchestrated by Al Qaeda and Sunni extremists, present the top challenge in establishing security and stability in Iraq, the commander of U.S. Central Command testified at a Congressional hearing on Capitol Hill today.
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Optimistic on Iraq Neighbors Conference Washington File 18 Apr 2007 -- Traveling in the Middle East, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates thanked Egypt for agreeing to host a major meeting of Iraq's neighbors; in Jordan, he said the U.S. congressional debate on troops in Iraq has had a positive effect by showing the Baghdad government that the U.S. military commitment is not open-ended.
  • US Commander Says Stopping Iraqi Bombings Is Top Priority VOA 18 Apr 2007 -- The senior U.S. military officer in charge of operations in the Middle East and Central Asia says his top priority for Iraq is to end the series of suicide bombings, like the ones Wednesday that left more than 165 people dead
  • US Defense Secretary Says Failure in Iraq Will Imperil Middle East VOA 18 Apr 2007 -- The U.S. secretary of defense has warned that the implosion of Iraq would have dire consequences for the entire Middle East
  • Analysis: Impasse over Iraq Deepens cfr.org 18 Apr 2007 -- There was no apparent softening of views on the war in Iraq when President Bush and Democratic congressional leaders sat down in the White House to discuss an emergency funding bill

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