Operation Iraqi Freedom/External links: Year Two (April 11 through April 30, 2004)

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Bush administration's war in Iraq
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This file covers Operation Iraqi Freedom: Year Two for the period April 11 through April 30, 2004.

  • For more Year Two links see:

Also see Task Bar for more links.

Many of the articles which follow are related to the Shiite Muslim uprising in Iraq. Also see Iraqi unified resistance.

April 11-30, 2004

"Two weeks ago, 60 Minutes II received an appeal from the Defense Department, and eventually from the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Richard Myers, to delay this broadcast -- given the danger and tension on the ground in Iraq. 60 Minutes II decided to honor that request, while pressing for the Defense Department to add its perspective to the incidents at Abu Ghraib prison. This week, with the photos beginning to circulate elsewhere, and with other journalists about to publish their versions of the story, the Defense Department agreed to cooperate in our report. ... In many ways, this part of the story is much more intriguing. It is a tale of 'high-politics' between significant members of the media and significant officials at the Pentagon."