07 May 2005 Military News
- MARINE DIES FROM IED BLAST IN AL KARMAH
- Coalition Announces Capture of Zarqawi 'Key Associate' AFPS 07 May 2005 -- Multinational forces captured a "key associate" of Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Apr. 26 in a raid conducted in western Iraq, officials announced today.
- Task Force Liberty Soldiers stop VBIED MNF-I/MNC-I 07 May 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers chased and stopped a vehicle loaded with artillery rounds and wired as a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device outside a Coalition Forces base in Tikrit at about 8 a.m. May 7.
- Key Zarqawi aide captured MNF-I/MNC-I 07 May 2005 -- Multi-national forces conducted a raid in western Iraq capturing the Qa'idat al-Jihad Fi Bilad Al-Rafidayn (QJBR) Amir of Rawah, Ghassan Muhammad Amin Husayn Al-Rawi Apr. 26.
- Weapons seized, terror suspects detained during overnight operations MNF-I/MNC-I 07 May 2005 -- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained four suspected terrorists and seized a number of weapons during operations in northern Iraq May 6 and 7.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Bush Presses for Middle East Democracy VOA 07 May 2005 -- President Bush, who has been hailing the advent of democracy in Eastern Europe, told an audience in Latvia Saturday that free nations have a duty to help spread democracy in the Middle East. Mr. Bush says the next stage of the world democratic movement is already unfolding in the broader Middle East
- Lebanese Opposition Leader Returns from Nearly 15 Years in Exile VOA 07 May 2005 -- A prominent Lebanese opposition leader is returning home after nearly 15 years in exile to a hero's welcome. Supporters gathered in downtown Beirut to welcome him
- Simultaneous Explosions Rock Burmese Capital VOA 07 May 2005 -- Three bombs have exploded in the capital of Burma, killing at least 11 people and wounding scores of others. State television blamed several ethnic rebel groups for the attacks, including the Karen National Union and the Shan State Army.
- Nixon Feared Regional War in South Asia in 1971 Washington File 07 May 2005 -- The Department of State announced on May 6 that it has released the latest volume in the ongoing official record of United States foreign policy. Volume XI of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, deals with the South Asia crisis of 1971.
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