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03 November 2008 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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US Policy
United Nations
Reconstruction Issues
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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

  • Does Syria Raid Signal New U.S. Strategy In Iraq? RFE/RL 03 Nov 2008 -- International media reported on October 26 that U.S. forces based in Iraq had attacked the Syrian border village of Sukkaryiah killing eight people, whom a U.S. military official described as "Al-Qaeda fighters." Iran was one of the first countries to denounce the incursion
  • US May Accept Some Iraqi Changes to Forces Agreement VOA 03 Nov 2008 -- U.S. officials are denying reports that they are abandoning efforts to negotiate an agreement on the future of U.S. forces in Iraq, saying they will soon respond to Iraqi proposals for changes in the draft, and that some changes may be possible.
  • Gov't demands quick response to Iraq security pact proposals IRNA 03 Nov 2008 -- Iraq expects US to give response to the Iraqi proposals to amend security pact draftafter the US presidential election.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqi Military Builds Up Combat Power, Logistics AFPS 03 Nov 2008 -- The number of attacks in Iraq is at its lowest level since January 2004, and this is proof of the growing capabilities of the Iraqi security forces, the vice chief of staff of the Iraqi Joint Forces said yesterday.
  • IRAQ: NGOs warn against encouraging large-scale refugee returns IRIN 03 Nov 2008 -- The Iraqi government should review its policy of encouraging Iraqi refugees to return home by offering them free plane or bus tickets, until it is able to ensure security, local and international NGOs said.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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