14 January 2006 Military News
- MARINE DIES OF WOUNDS
- Marine Killed, Police Thwart Ambush, Raids Nab Terrorists AFPS 14 Jan 2006 -- A U.S. Marine was killed in Iraq yesterday, Iraqi police recently thwarted a roadside bomb ambush on coalition forces, and raids yesterday in northern Iraq led to the capture of five terrorist suspects, U.S. military officials in Baghdad reported today.
- Pakistan: Islamabad Says U.S. Raid Missed Al-Qaeda Figure RFE/RL 14 Jan 2006 -- Pakistan says that a top Al-Qaeda leader was not killed in an apparent U.S. air strike near the Afghan border.
- Pakistan Files Protest With U.S. Over Air Strike RFE/RL 14 Jan 2006 -- Pakistan today filed a formal protest with the U.S. Embassy over a deadly air strike on Pakistani territory
- Taliban deny Mulla Omar's presence as Pakistan launches probe into missile strike IRNA 14 Jan 2006 -- The Taliban on Saturday rejected a report by a Pakistani private television that Taliban leader Mulla Muhammad Omar was likely to be in the Pakistani tribal area, which was bombed by a US plane early Friday killing 18 people.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Vice Adms. Sullivan and Etnyre Discuss Surface Warfare Enterprise Navy NewsStand 14 Jan 2006 -- Vice Adm. Paul E. Sullivan, commander of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and Vice Adm. Terrance Etnyre, commander of Naval Surface Forces spoke to reporters during a round-table discussion about the Navy’s new Surface Warfare Enterprise (SWE) at the Surface Navy Association’s (SNA) 18th annual national symposium in Arlington, Va. on Jan. 12.
- Russia Says Top Militant Killed In Daghestan RFE/RL 14 Jan 2006 -- Security forces say they killed a top suspected militant during a special operation against an armed group in Russia's southern republic of Daghestan today.
- 16 Maoist Rebels, One Soldier Killed in Nepal Clash VOA 14 Jan 2006 -- Nepali military officials say 16 Maoist rebels and one soldier were killed Saturday during heavy fighting in western Nepal.
- State's Burns Meets with Kosovo Leader To Discuss Status Talks Washington File 14 Jan 2006 -- Under Secretary for Political Affairs R. Nicholas Burns recently met with Hashim Thaci, leader of the opposition Democratic Party of Kosovo, to discuss the situation in that country, the Department of State confirmed January 13 in response to a question taken at a briefing earlier that day.
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