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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


05 September 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

Deployments

  • MAG 42 Deploys in Support of GWOT Mission Navy NewsStand 05 Sep 2007 -- Marines from Marine Air Group (MAG) 42 Detachment Charlie departed Naval Air Station, Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans on Sept. 1 in support of ongoing efforts in the global war on terrorism (GWOT).

US Policy

  • Lawmakers Continue Examination of GAO Iraq Report VOA 05 Sep 2007 -- Members of Congress spent another day examining details of a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) that says the Iraqi government has failed to achieve most of the 18 political and other benchmarks for progress
  • U.S. Report Says Iraqis Haven't Met Most Benchmarks RFE/RL 05 Sep 2007 -- A key U.S. report on Iraq paints a bleak picture of military and political progress there, despite the addition of 30,000 U.S. troops in recent months.

United Nations

  • UN seeks to build on reconciliation efforts in Iraq IRNA 05 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, the United Nations Information Center said in a press release on Wednesday.
  • Old Middle East hand to become top UN envoy in Iraq UN News Centre 05 Sep 2007 -- Staffan de Mistura, a veteran of United Nations operations in the Middle East, is slated to become the next top UN envoy in Iraq.

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • Bush, Howard Reaffirm Iraq Commitment VOA 05 Sep 2007 -- U.S. President George Bush and Australian Prime Minister John Howard have reaffirmed their commitment to Iraq, at a meeting in Sydney

News Reports



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