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09 November 2009 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

Deployments

  • Airmen build up reconstruction yard for drawdown AFNS 09 Nov 2009 -- Airmen of the 732nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron's Det. 6 here are not only in the business of pushing dirt, but also in pushing the U.S. military closer to drawdown in Iraq.
  • Class I yard accepts Iraq-wide food turn in Army News 09 Nov 2009 -- In addition to their usual duties, service members at the Camp Stryker, Iraq, Class I yard manage the mass turn in of food rations from all corners of Iraq as the drawdown of U.S. troops and equipment progresses

US Policy

  • U.S. Leaders Hail New Iraqi Election Law AFPS 09 Nov 2009 -- President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and other senior U.S. government officials hailed yesterday’s Iraqi-parliament passage of a new election law that governs that country’s voting processes.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq Electoral Official Says Vote Will Happen On Time VOA 09 Nov 2009 -- Election officials in Iraq say the next general election will take place January 21. The announcement one day after a last-minute deal on the nation's electoral law, means the vote will be held within the time limits set by the constitution. Holding the vote will clear the way for the scheduled withdrawal of the bulk of U.S. troops in Iraq next year.
  • Iraqi Parliament Passes Election Law, But Sidesteps Key Difficulty RFE/RL 09 Nov 2009 -- After weeks of argument, the Iraqi parliament has finally passed a new electoral law that will allow crucial national elections to go ahead early next year.
  • Iraqi Official Proposes January 21 Election Date VOA 09 Nov 2009 -- An Iraqi election official has proposed that the nation's parliamentary poll be held on January 21, five days later than previously scheduled.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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