You are on page 1of 1

NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7, 2005

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. David Petraeus Said “Iraqi Army And Police Special Operations Units Are Increasingly Taking The Lead In Combat Operations Across The Country.”
(Greg Grant, "U.S. General Praises Iraqi Forces' Counterinsurgency Efforts," DefenseNews.com, 11/8/05)

Nearly 3,000 New Iraqi Police Officers Graduate From Basic Training. To Date, Over 50,000 Officers Have Completed The Course. (Department Of Defense Website,
www.defendamerica.mil, Accessed 11/9/05)

Special Inspector General For Iraqi Reconstruction Stuart Bowen: “Extraordinary Progress This Year In The Reconstruction Program. Over 1,800 Projects Are Finished. Schools, Roads, Health Facilities, We Have An Inspection Of A Maternity Hospital, Police Station, A Number Of Electrical Substations In Iraq.” (CSPAN’s
“Washington Journal,” 11/4/05)

“More Than 100,000 More Iraqi Security Forces Will Be On The Streets During The December Parliamentary Elections Than Were Patrolling During January’s Elections.” (Greg Grant, "U.S. General Praises Iraqi Forces'
Counterinsurgency Efforts," DefenseNews.com, 11/8/05)

Bowen: “The Good News From … This Latest Report Is That The Taxpayers' Investment Is Paying Off In Some Good Projects In Iraq.”
(CSPAN’s “Washington Journal,” 11/4/05)

A New Road Has Opened In Eastern Baghdad And Is Expected To Improve The Economy And Benefit Over 60,000 Iraqis. (Department Of Defense Website,
www.defendamerica.mil, Accessed 11/9/05)

“Iraq’s Interior Minister Bayan Jabr In Cooperation With The Ministries Of Human Rights And Justice Hosted A Conference For Senior Members Of The Ministry Of Interior (MOI).” (Department Of Defense Website, www.defendamerica.mil,
Accessed 11/9/05)

“Iraq Is Planning On A Tourist Boom - With A 23-Story Luxury Hotel In The Heart Of Baghdad And A Theme Park Of Saddam Hussein's Palaces As Centerpieces.” (The New
York Post Website, www.nypost.com, Accessed 11/10/05)

“Conference Participants Examined The Tenuous Relationship Between Enforcing The Law During The Challenges Of A Violent Insurgency And The Protection Of Human Rights.” (Department Of Defense
Website, www.defendamerica.mil, Accessed 11/9/05)

“The Theme Park Would Incorporate Saddam's 18 Presidential Palaces And 118 Other Buildings In His Hometown Of Tikrit.” (The New York Post Website,
www.nypost.com, Accessed 11/10/05)

Reaffirming Iraq’s Commitment To Bilateral Relations, Prime Minister Jafari Recently Visited Jordan And Discussed Economic And Trade Matters. (Department Of
Defense Website, www.defendamerica.mil, Accessed 11/9/05)

“Coalition Forces, In Cooperation With Local Residents, Constructed And Opened A Soccer Field At The Al Zahawe School In The Neighborhood Of Sarai…” (Department Of
Defense Website, www.defendamerica.mil, Accessed 11/9/05)

Paid for by the Republican National Committee 310 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 - (202) 863-8614 - www.gop.com
Not authorized by any candidate or candidate committee