20 August 2005 Military News
- Soldier Dies in Roadside Bomb Explosion; Terrorists Killed in Firefight AFPS 20 Aug 2005 -- A 42nd Military Police Brigade soldier died today after his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, military officials reported.
- Officials in Iraq Report on Past Week's Successes AFPS 20 Aug 2005 -- The rebuilding effort continues in Iraq, and coalition military officials here today provided a summary of the past week's progress.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Abbas Signs Decree for PA Control of Evacuated Israeli Settlements VOA 20 Aug 2005 -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed a decree Saturday formally giving control of the evacuated Israeli settlements to the Palestinian Authority
- More Uzbeks Appeal To UN For Protection RFE/RL 20 Aug 2005 -- At least three Uzbek nationals who say they fled their country after the May crackdown in Andijon showed up today at the United Nations' regional office for refugees in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh, according to RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service.
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