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04 February 2006 Military News

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  • Four Insurgents Killed, Three Detained; Troops Seize Weapons AFPS 04 Feb 2006 -- A combined U.S. and Iraqi patrol killed four insurgents yesterday, and in separate incidents Feb. 2, a U.S. team seized a weapons cache west of Fallujah and Multinational Division Baghdad forces detained three suspected terrorists, Multinational Force Iraq officials reported today.
  • Bodies of 14 Sunni Arab Men Found in Baghdad VOA 04 Feb 2006 -- Sunni Arab groups in Iraq are blaming Shi'ite-led security forces for the killing of 14 Sunni Arab men whose bodies were found Friday in Baghdad.
  • Eight Detained in Southern Afghanistan Fighting AFPS 04 Feb 2006 -- Eight enemy fighters were detained and a motorcycle was destroyed after Afghan and U.S. forces attacked enemy forces who fired on a government complex in Afghanistan 's Helmand province.
  • Afghan Villagers Flee As Fighting Claims 28 Lives RFE/RL 04 Feb 2006 -- Afghan officials say hundreds of southern villagers have fled their homes after the biggest battle in months between Taliban insurgents and U.S. and Afghan government forces.

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  • Pentagon Outlines Future Goals and Plans VOA 04 Feb 2006 -- The U.S. Defense Department has called for changes to its structure and capabilities to make the U.S. military more effective at facing the challenges of the 21st century.
  • General Says U.S.-Korean Alliance Relevant, Ready AFPS 04 Feb 2006 -- The alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States is relevant and military forces are ready, but people must speak out in support of the pact, outgoing commander Army Gen. Leon J. LaPorte said here yesterday.
  • Rumsfeld Envisages NATO With Global Reach RFE/RL 04 Feb 2006 -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said today that he can envisage the NATO alliance acting globally in the fight against terrorism and other international problems.

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