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25 July 2004 Military News

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Current Operations

  • One 1st ID Soldier killed, one wounded by IED

  • 1st ID SOLDIERS DETAIN SUSPECTED TERRORIST CELL MEMBERS 25 Jul 2004 -- 1st Infantry Division Soldiers detained 15 individuals during a raid near Mandeli around 5:30 a.m. July 25.
  • Early Successes May Embolden Kidnappers RFE/RL 25 Jul 2004 -- Two Pakistanis working for a Kuwaiti company in Iraq have been missing since their truck came under attack on 23 July, and the Pakistani Foreign Ministry says that they may have been abducted.
  • IRAQ / INSURGENTS VOA 25 Jul 2004 -- Iraqi security forces, backed by U.S. troops, killed at least 13 insurgents during intense fighting northeast of Baghdad. Iraqi officials, meanwhile, say they are optimistic about the chances of winning the release of several hostages.

  • AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN/KARZAI VOA 25 Jul 2004 -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai is postponing a trip to Pakistan in order to deal with election issues at home, but will reschedule the visit shortly.

Defense Policy / Programs

  • Banshees scream into Guam Marine Corps News 25 Jul 2004 -- Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 1 deployed to Guam, July 15, to partake in the Training in an Urban Environment Exercise.

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • ISRAEL/POLITICS VOA 25 Jul 2004 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is facing more challenges to his plan to form a new government and push through his disengagement plan from Palestinian areas. Jewish settlers began forming a human chain from Gaza to Jerusalem to protest the plan.
  • LANKA/KILLINGS VOA 25 Jul 2004 -- In Sri Lanka, eight people believed to be supporters of a breakaway rebel faction have been killed. Meanwhile, Norwegian mediators launched a fresh bid to salvage a peace process threatened by growing violence.
  • PALESTINIANS / POLITICS VOA 25 Jul 2004 -- Palestinian President Yasser Arafat insists his administration remains strong and stable. Ross Dunn reports from Jerusalem the Palestinian leader has made his first pubic comments on the political crisis surrounding his government.
  • Analysis: Light Shed On Ingush Militants' Motives RFE/RL 25 Jul 2004 -- On 19 July, the independent ingushetiya.ru website published an update by B. Bagaudinov on the ongoing investigation into the 21-22 June raids on Interior Ministry facilities in Ingushetia that left almost 90 people dead. Four days earlier, on 15 July, Russian Prosecutor-General Vladimir Ustinov gave the number of suspects arrested in connections with those coordinated attacks as approximately 30, of whom 20 have been formally charged. Bagaudinov failed to cite the source of his information, which seems plausible, however.

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