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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


20 June 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

Deployments

  • Pentagon Spokesman: No Plans to Extend Army Deployments AFPS 20 Jun 2007 -- A senior defense official cautioned today against reading too much into Army secretary nominee Pete Geren's statement yesterday that the Army hasn't ruled out extending deployments for troops in Iraq.
  • U.S. Program Focuses on Education for Children of Iraqi Refugees Washington File 20 Jun 2007 -- A new State Department-funded effort will focus on helping at least 100,000 Iraqi children of refugees from the violence in Iraq get back into school by fall, and a new summer readiness program will help those who need to prepare for regular school.

US Policy

  • Admiral Sees Continued Iraq Progress for Months Ahead AFPS 20 Jun 2007 -- Iraqi and coalition forces anticipate a summer of hard fighting, but are confident there is a good prospect for continued progress in the months ahead, a senior military official said during a Baghdad news conference today.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Analysis: U.S. Summer Offensive in Iraq cfr.org 20 Jun 2007 -- With the U.S. military surge finally at full steam, major offensives are underway against Shiite militias in southern Iraq (LAT) and al-Qaeda-linked Sunni insurgents northeast of the capital (NYT).



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