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02 August 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

Operations
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Reconstruction Issues
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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

  • Baqubah Transitions to 'Hold' Status, Commander Says AFPS 02 Aug 2007 -- Operations in Baqubah, Iraq, are transitioning to the "hold" phase of the "secure, hold, build" strategy, the commander of coalition forces in northern Iraq said today.
  • Gates Optimistic on Iraqi Security Front AFPS 02 Aug 2007 -- Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today he's hopeful about progress on the security front in Iraq, but acknowledged he is disappointed with political upheaval within the Iraqi government.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq: Cabinet Shaken As Domestic Political Rifts Widen RFE/RL 02 Aug 2007 -- The main Sunni Arab bloc in the Iraqi cabinet followed through on its threat to quit the cabinet on August 1, in a move intended to destabilize the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.
  • Iraq: Sunni Bloc Quits Government In Snub To Al-Maliki RFE/RL 02 Aug 2007 -- Iraq's largest Sunni Arab political bloc, the Iraqi Accordance Front, has announced it is quitting the Iraqi cabinet, accusing the Shi'a-led government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of failure to address a list of its concerns.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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