18 March 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 18 Mar 2005 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIER DIES
- Security operations continue to net gains in Mosul area MNF-I/MNC-I 18 Mar 2005 -- Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained 22 suspected terrorists during operations in northern Iraq March 18.
- U.S. Soldiers training Iraqi troops Army News 18 Mar 2005 -- Field Artillery Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division are teaching Iraqi troops the skills they will need to secure an area of northwest Baghdad.
- Iraqi soldiers net large weapons cache Army News 18 Mar 2005 -- Iraqi security forces discovered two weapons caches this week and thwarted a kidnapping attempt at a central Baghdad bank.
- 3/8, Company K works rain or shine USMC News 18 Mar 2005 -- The enduring rain didn't stop Sgt. Winston T. Daley and the rest of Company K as it patrolled the muddy streets of Nasser Wa Saalam.
- RUMSFELD / IRAQ ANNIVERSARY VOA 18 Mar 2005 -- On the eve of the second anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has acknowledged that the past two years have been difficult, but he says the effort to bring democracy to Iraq will succeed, and is already having an impact throughout the Middle East.
- Bush's 'Axis of Evil' Speech Put Iraq on Notice AFPS 18 Mar 2005 -- Saddam Hussein's regime was placed in the crosshairs of U.S. foreign policy on Jan. 29, 2002, when President Bush declared in his State of the Union address that Iraq was among an "axis of evil" group of states that sought weapons of mass destruction and sponsored terrorism.
- IRAQ/OIL FOR FOOD VOA 18 Mar 2005 -- Representatives of companies monitoring the shipment of oil and delivery of humanitarian goods under the former U.N. Oil for Food Program for Iraq have denied any wrongdoing. The denial came in testimony before a congressional committee looking into abuses of the program. The latest chapter of the Oil for Food scandal played out on Capitol Hill this past week
- Jordan Aids in Iraqi Police Training AFPS 18 Mar 2005 -- Insurgents target Iraqi police for a reason: The police represent a democratic, free Iraq governed by laws and not the whim of dictators.
- Two Years in Iraq: Pace of Reconstruction Picking Up AFPS 18 Mar 2005 -- When coalition forces first arrived here two years ago this month, they found tremendous contrasts in the services the Iraqi people received.
- OIF Two Years Later: Progress Continues on All Fronts AFPS 18 Mar 2005 -- Two years ago today, the clock was ticking on President Bush's ultimatum for Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and his sons to leave Iraq within 48 hours.
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