Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
04 September 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Secretary Gordon England, Paul Brinkley and Minister Fawzi Hariri at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 04 Sep 2007 -- Presenter: Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense, Business Transformation and Director, Task Force to Improve Business and Stability Operations-Iraq Paul Brinkley, and Iraq's Minister of Industry and Minerals Fawzi Hariri
- GAO Report Says Iraq Fails to Meet Most Benchmarks for Success VOA 04 Sep 2007 -- A report released Tuesday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, says Iraq has failed to meet most of the benchmarks aimed at measuring political, economic and military progress
- On Iraq Visit, Bush Pushes Iraqis to Work Together VOA 04 Sep 2007 -- One of the main purposes of President Bush's surprise visit to Iraq Monday, along with his secretaries of State and Defense and senior military commanders, was to push Iraqi leaders along the difficult road toward political reconciliation
- UN seeks to build on reconciliation efforts in Iraq UN News Centre 04 Sep 2007 -- The top UN official in Iraq is to explore with the Government and a full range of political leaders the activities that the United Nations can undertake to promote national dialogue and reconciliation following recent political developments.
- IRAQ-SYRIA: UNHCR urges "humanitarian component" in new Syrian visa regime IRIN 04 Sep 2007 -- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has expressed hope that the Syrian government's decision to implement a visa regime to limit the number of Iraqi refugees pouring into the country at up to 2,000 per day, will not harm the plight of Iraqis fleeing danger.
- IRAQ: Some Basra residents, NGOs fearful of British troop withdrawal IRIN 04 Sep 2007 -- As British troops completed their pullout on 3 September from Saddan Hussein's former palace in Basra - their last remaining base in the southern city - to Basra airport, local aid agencies and residents have expressed concern that security could deteriorate.
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