12 August 2007 Military News
- Four Task Force Soldiers killed in explosion
- Task Force Marne Soldier killed
- Aug. 11 airpower summary: Predators provide edge in war on terrorism AFPN 12 Aug 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in operations Aug. 11, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Pakistan's Musharraf Calls for Cooperation to Fight Extremism VOA 12 Aug 2007 -- Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has called for improved ties with neighbor Afghanistan, and says both countries have to cooperate to defeat the rise of religious extremism and militancy
- Confusion Surrounds Status of S. Korean Hostages in Afghanistan VOA 12 Aug 2007 -- Confusion surrounds the status of the South Korean hostages being held by Taleban rebels in Afghanistan
- Musharraf Calls for Better Ties with Afghanistan to Defeat Extremism VOA 12 Aug 2007 -- Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has called for improved ties with neighbor Afghanistan, and says both countries have to cooperate to defeat the rise of religious extremism and militancy
Defense Policy / Programs
- Chung-Hoon Sailors Support Coalition Efforts in North Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 12 Aug 2007 -- USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) has been conducting Maritime Security Operations as part of Combined Task Force (CTF) 158 in the north Perisan Gulf for more than a month.
- Yokosuka Bids Farewell to USS Gary Navy NewsStand 12 Aug 2007 -- Dozens of Sailors and local Japanese civic leaders bid farewell to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) during a pierside ceremony aboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Aug. 9.
- Helicopter Squadron Assists in Search and Rescue Efforts Navy NewsStand 12 Aug 2007 -- Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 43, Det. 3, aided the Malaysian government with search and rescue (SAR) efforts for a missing Royal Malaysian military helicopter carrying six Malaysian personnel, July 14.
- Kosovo Negotiators Face Difficult Challenge VOA 12 Aug 2007 -- When asked whether an international negotiating team for Kosovo faces an impossible mission in getting Serbs and Kosovo Albanians to agree on a plan for the territory's future, one of the three diplomats involved replied, "No, not mission impossible, mission difficult."
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