Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
24 May 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- Press Conference by the President The White House 24 May 2007
- Bush Calls For Tougher Sanctions On Iran RFE/RL 24 May 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush today urged stronger UN sanctions against Iran after a new report revealed that Tehran has been greatly increasing uranium enrichment.
- Bush Says Iraq Better Off Without Saddam AFPS 24 May 2007 -- The world is better off without former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, President Bush said in a White House news conference today.
- Bush Says Next Few Months Critical in Iraq VOA 24 May 2007 -- President Bush says U.S. troops in Iraq face a critical time during the next few months as they try to implement his new strategy
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Secretary Gates and Gen. Pace from the Pentagon 24 May 2007 -- Presenter: Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace
- Both Houses of US Congress OK Iraq War-Funding Bill VOA 24 May 2007 -- The U.S. Congress has approved legislation supporting military operations in Iraq, with majority Democrats calling it the best achievable at this time, and Republicans claiming victory in forcing Democrats to drop a withdrawal timetable
- US Congress Poised to Approve Iraq Funding VOA 24 May 2007 -- Congress is poised to approve legislation supporting military operations in Iraq, with majority Democrats describing it as the best achievable at this time, and Republicans claiming victory in forcing Democrats to drop demands for a troop withdrawal timetable
- President Calls on Congress to Pass Supplemental Bill AFPS 24 May 2007 -- This summer will be a critical time for the U.S. strategy in Iraq, President Bush said today as he called on members of Congress from both parties to pass the Defense Department's 2007 emergency supplemental funding request.
- Senior US Military Leader Assesses Chances for Iraq's Stability VOA 24 May 2007 -- A top U.S. military official gives a positive assessment of the chance for stability in Iraq
- Violence in Iraq Could Pick Up This Summer, Officials Say AFPS 24 May 2007 -- Military forces in Iraq need to prepare for a possible increase in violence in July and August, defense leaders told Pentagon reporters today.
- Analysis: White House Warms to ISG Report cfr.org 24 May 2007 -- The Bush administration is retooling its Iraq war strategy. U.S. diplomats will soon sit across the table from their Iranian counterparts, as they did recently with the Syrians, to discuss ways Iraq's neighbors can play a more positive role
- Iraq Rebuilding Progress Should Be Taken in Context, General Says AFPS 24 May 2007 -- U.S.-led reconstruction efforts in Iraq are making a tangible difference on the ground, but cannot quickly undo 25 years of systemic neglect of the country's infrastructure, the officer in charge of the rebuilding program said yesterday.
- Iraq: Opposition Appears Set On Bringing Down Al-Maliki RFE/RL 24 May 2007 -- Iraqi political parties and blocs are taking steps to restyle themselves, apparently frustrated with the sectarianism and political stagnation plaguing Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's "national-unity" government.
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