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25 June 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

  • USS John C. Stennis Now Operating in the Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 25 Jun 2007 -- The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 entered the Persian Gulf on June 22, escorted by the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54).

US Policy

  • Iraqis Pulling Weight in Northern Iraq, General Says AFPS 25 Jun 2007 -- The Iraqi soldiers and units working with the Multinational Division North are "holding firm," the director of operations for the division said today from his headquarters in Tikrit.
  • Time Needed to Build Iraqi Forces, Training Chief Says AFPS 25 Jun 2007 -- While Iraqi forces are progressing, it will take time before they are fully ready to shoulder the security burden, the man in charge of training Iraqi Army and police said today.
  • Operation Phantom Thunder: Marne Troops Make Progress, General Says AFPS 25 Jun 2007 -- Ten days into offensive strikes under Operation Phantom Thunder, the commander of Task Force Marne said his troops are one-fifth of the way into their "decisive" and "deliberate" operation in the southern provinces of Iraq.
  • US General Warns Against Early Withdrawal from Iraq VOA 25 Jun 2007 -- A senior American officer involved in training Iraq's new security forces is warning against putting too much responsibility on those forces too quickly, as pressure grows in the United States for the start of a withdrawal of U.S. troops

United Nations

  • UN's top Iraq envoy condemns deadly Baghdad hotel bombing UN News Centre 25 Jun 2007 -- The top United Nations envoy to Iraq today condemned a suicide attack which killed a number of officials gathered at a central Baghdad hotel for a meeting seeking to chart a path to reconciliation in the strife-torn country.

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