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07 April 2008 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • Petraeus, Crocker to Begin Iraq Update Tuesday VOA 07 Apr 2008 -- The top coalition commander in Iraq and the U.S. ambassador will testify to four congressional committees in Washington Tuesday and Wednesday to give an update on the security and political situations, and offer their expectations for the next six months
  • Analysis: Petraeus, Crocker Gird for Assault on the Hill cfr.org 07 Apr 2008 -- When the top U.S. diplomat and chief commander of U.S. forces in Iraq sat side by side on Capitol Hill six months ago, assurances of a speedy U.S. victory in Iraq were absent

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq's Maliki Threatens to Bar Sadr From Politics VOA 07 Apr 2008 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has warned influential Shiite-militia leader Moqtada al-Sadr to disarm his militia or suffer being banned from elections and politics
  • IRAQ: Doctors still unable to work normally in Baghdad suburb IRIN 07 Apr 2008 -- Despite the Iraqi premier's order to relax security measures in two Baghdad suburbs which have seen fierce clashes since 25 March, doctors and medical staff in one of these suburbs are still unable to operate normally, according to the head of a local hospital.
  • Iraq: Government Delivers Ultimatum To Shi'ite Militia RFE/RL 07 Apr 2008 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki says a government ultimatum against militia factions is an attempt to pressure the movement of Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his Imam Al-Mahdi Army.

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