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25 May 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • US Democrats, Republicans Assess Way Ahead on Iraq VOA 25 May 2007 -- U.S. Congressional Democrats say the passage of funding legislation for Iraq, even without setting a timetable for a U.S. withdrawal, marks a major step forward in efforts to end the war there
  • Bush Prevails in Political Showdown Over Iraq VOA 25 May 2007 -- President Bush prevailed in his first showdown with the Democratic-controlled Congress over funding for the Iraq war
  • U.S. Congress Approves Iraq War-Funding Bill RFE/RL 25 May 2007 -- The U.S. Senate has approved $100 billion in new funds for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq without a timetable for withdrawing combat troops.
  • U.S. Congress approves war funding, no Iraq withdrawal date set RIA Novosti 25 May 2007 -- The U.S. House and Senate voted Thursday to grant President Bush's request for nearly $100 billion in war spending for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through September, but no timetable for the withdrawal of troops was set, as Democrats had sought.
  • Coalition Positioned to Break Iraq's Cycle of Violence AFPS 25 May 2007 -- Interruption of the "vicious circle of sectarian violence" taking place in Baghdad is the main challenge facing security forces there, a senior counter-insurgency advisor to Multinational Force Iraq said today.

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