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15 May 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • Cheney Finds Iraqis in Agreement on Reconciliation Agenda Washington File 15 May 2007 -- Vice President Dick Cheney wrapped up a weeklong trip to the Middle East May 14 with a cautiously optimistic assessment of the Iraqi government's broad consensus on the challenges that it must overcome.

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Reconstruction Issues

  • Analysis: Defining 'Benchmarks' in Iraq cfr.org 15 May 2007 -- In President Bush's January 2007 speech outlining his latest strategy for Iraq, he listed a series of benchmarks on security, economic performance, and governance for the Iraqi government to meet
  • Backgrounder: What are Iraq's Benchmarks? cfr.org 15 May 2007
  • IRAQ: Child mortality soars because of violence, poor health care IRIN 15 May 2007 -- A recent report by the US-based NGO Save the Children says that although Iraq's under-five mortality rate is in the middle range when compared to other developing countries, it has worsened faster than in any other country. Observers say the main reason for this is the continuing violence and lack of funds for the health sector.

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