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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


29 April 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

  • April 28 airpower: Thunderbolts support Coalition forces AFPN 29 Apr 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations April 28, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
  • April 27 airpower: C-130s support Iraqi operations AFPN 29 Apr 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations April 27, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials.
  • Forces Capture 21 Suspected Al Qaeda in Iraq Members AFPS 29 Apr 2007 -- U.S. troops captured 21 suspected terrorists April 28 in Iraq during a series of raids across the country that targeted al Qaeda in Iraq, military officials said.

Deployments

  • BOXESG Enters 7th Fleet: Sets Course for Home Navy NewsStand 29 Apr 2007 -- The Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group (BOXESG) left the Persian Gulf on April 19, entering U.S. 7th Fleet's area of operation (AOR) to begin its journey back to its homeport in San Diego, after conducting more than five months of maritime security operations (MSO) in the Persian Gulf.

US Policy

  • Fight Over Iraq Funding Entering New Phase VOA 29 Apr 2007 -- The fight between President Bush and the U.S. Congress over funding for the Iraq war enters a new phase this week
  • Halt Flow of Arms and Foreign Fighters to Iraq, Rice Tells Iran Washington File 29 Apr 2007 -- The most positive steps Iran could take to enhance Iraqi security would be to halt the flow of explosives and foreign fighters across Iraq's border and to stop supporting armed militia groups that are "killing innocent Iraqi citizens," Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Former CIA Director Breaks Silence on Iraq, 9/11 VOA 29 Apr 2007 -- Former CIA Director George Tenet has defended the integrity of his agency's intelligence gaps before the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and - later - in the run-up to the Iraq War.



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