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17 April 2008 - Iraq Special Weapons News

Operations
Deployments
US Policy
United Nations
Reconstruction Issues
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Current Operations

Deployments

  • NMCB 3 relieves NMCB 1 in Camp Ramadi, Iraq Navy NewsStand 17 Apr 2008 -- Naval Moblie Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 relieved NMCB 1 in an official Transfer of Authority ceremony held at Camp Ramadi, Iraq, April 13.

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqi Army Transformed Into National Force AFPS 17 Apr 2008 -- In the past year, the Iraqi army has transformed into a national force that has deployed across the country in operations that show its increasing combat capabilities, a senior commander there said today.
  • NATO: Iraq Asks Alliance For Greater Assistance RFE/RL 17 Apr 2008 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has urged NATO countries to expand the alliance's training effort in his country and to donate more equipment to Iraq's fledgling army.
  • Iraq: Christians Say Targeting By Extremists Amounts To Genocide RFE/RL 17 Apr 2008 -- Iraq's Christian community says it is being targeted at an unprecedented level by insurgents, in what some claim amounts to a campaign of genocide carried out under the noses of Iraq and U.S. forces.
  • Iraq: EU Eyes Energy Deal During Al-Maliki Visit RFE/RL 17 Apr 2008 -- Iraq and the European Union are reportedly nearing agreement on a historic energy deal as efforts continue on a separate, broader agreement to boost economic and political cooperation.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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