17 August 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 17 Aug 2005 [PDF]
- Task Force Baghdad Soldier killed in bomb attack
- TASK FORCE FREEDOM SOLDIER KILLED
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Three Bombs Explode in Baghdad in Coordinated Attack VOA 17 Aug 2005 -- Three bombings in Baghdad Wednesday have left dozens of people dead and more than 70 other wounded
- Task Force Baghdad helicopter makes precautionary landing MNF-I 17 Aug 2005 -- A Task Force Baghdad helicopter made a precautionary landing due to mechanical problems around 10 a.m. Aug. 17 in southwest Baghdad.
- More Than 40 Dead In Baghdad Blasts RFE/RL 17 Aug 2005 -- Three car bombs killed more than 40 people in an apparently coordinated attack in Baghdad during the morning rush hour.
- U.S. forces, terrorists clash; civilians hurt in fight MNF-I 17 Aug 2005 -- Terrorists attacked a Task Force Baghdad patrol in central Baghdad approximately 4 a.m. Aug. 16.
- Kirkuk's tower controls sky AFPN 17 Aug 2005 -- Like a scene from a movie, this real-world scenario features the official "talk" of air traffic controllers here.
- Mechanics keep war effort rolling AFPN 17 Aug 2005 -- High-mobility multipurpose-wheeled vehicles began serving America's Soldiers, Airmen and Marines worldwide in 1983.
- Constitution Delay Will Not Affect Operations, Casey Says AFPS 17 Aug 2005 -- No operational effects are expected from the delay in writing the Iraqi constitution, the commander of coalition forces in Iraq said today.
- Joint Chiefs Chairman Says Expectations Not Lowered in Iraq AFPS 17 Aug 2005 -- The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff today dismissed rhetoric that the United States has lowered its expectations in Iraq.
- Casey Predicts Success in Iraq, Calls Mission 'Realistic' AFPS 17 Aug 2005 -- The commander of coalition forces in Iraq today predicted success in what he called the "realistic" mission his troops are performing.
- Rumsfeld Confident Iraqi Constitutional Process Will Succeed Washington File 17 Aug 2005 -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he is confident that Iraqi legislators will present a draft constitution for Iraqi voters to approve later in the year, and he compares that process to the development of the U.S. Constitution since its inception in the late 18th century.
- Army Updates Detainee Operations Information Aug. 17 Army News Release 17 Aug 2005 -- The Army continued its effort to keep the public informed concerning detainee operations by releasing documents today pursuant to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) litigation with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
- New cars for Iraqi Police in Ad Diwaniyah MNF-I 18 Aug 2005 -- The Coalition's Multi-National Division Central-South, or MND CS, handed over seven cars to Iraqi Police in the southern city of Ad Diwaniyah on A ug. 16.
- Iraqi Government Approves Executions RFE/RL 17 Aug 2005 -- Iraq's presidency has signed death sentences for three men convicted of murder, paving the way for the first state-endorsed executions since the fall of Saddam Hussein.
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