31 January 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 31 Jan 2007 [PDF]
- MNF-W PERSONNEL ATTACKED
- MND-N SOLDIERS ATTACKED
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- CENTAF releases airpower summaries for Jan. 30, 31 AFPN 31 Jan 2007 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for Jan. 30 and 31.
- DoD Official: 'Surge' Won't Leave Troops Ill-Equipped, Unprotected AFPS 31 Jan 2007 -- Force protection for deploying U.S. troops is a top priority, and the services are ensuring all units involved in the "surge" in Iraq have the equipment they need to protect themselves and do their jobs, a top Pentagon official told reporters today.
- Helicopters Attack Insurgents Placing Roadside Bomb in Iraq AFPS 31 Jan 2007 -- Helicopters from Multinational Division Baghdad engaged insurgents preparing to emplace a roadside bomb south of the Iraqi capital today. Elsewhere in Iraq, U.S. and coalition troops found several weapons caches in recent days.
- Former US Secretaries of State Call for Diplomacy on Iraq VOA 31 Jan 2007 -- Two former U.S. secretaries of state say the United States should step up diplomacy in the Middle East as a way to bring stability to Iraq
- Senior Republican Says Bush Must Confer On Iraq RFE/RL 31 Jan 2007 -- A senior U.S. lawmaker has warned President George W. Bush that he alone should not be making decisions about the future of U.S. involvement in Iraq.
- US Lawmakers Paint Grim Picture of Iraq, Afghanistan VOA 31 Jan 2007 -- US House lawmakers who have just returned from Iraq and Afghanistan have delivered sobering assessments of the situations there
- Violence, Threats Force More Iraqis to Leave Their Homes VOA 31 Jan 2007 -- The International Organization for Migration reports Tuesday that increasing violence in Iraq is forcing more and more people to leave their homes while funding to help them is growing short.
- IRAQ: Explosions destroying people and infrastructure IRIN 31 Jan 2007 -- Since the US-led occupation of Iraq began in 2003, hundreds of explosions have rocked the country, killing thousands of civilians and causing serious damage to vital infrastructure.
- Iraq Weekly Status Report US Dept. of State 31 Jan 2007 [PDF]
- Iraqi official: Iranian diplomats to be released soon IRNA 31 Jan 2007 -- Iraq's Vice President Adel Abd-al-Mahdi said Iraqi authorities have been assured of the release of Iranian diplomats recently abducted by the US.
- Mottaki blasts US, UK policies in Iraq IRNA 31 Jan 2007 -- Minister of Foreign Affairs Manouchehr Mottaki on Wednesday said that the secretive US and UK policies in Iraq to foment differences among sects are clearly visible.
- Analysis: Baghdad's 'Iran Problem' cfr.org 31 Jan 2007 -- Four years after the ouster of Saddam Hussein, it is clear Iran's influence in southern Iraq is solid and growing
- Backgrounder: Iran's Involvement in Iraq cfr.org 31 Jan 2007
- Iraq Renews Historic Tensions Between President and US Congress Over Power to Wage War VOA 31 Jan 2007 -- As the U.S. Senate prepares to debate President Bush's decision to send more troops to Iraq, it also serves as a reminder of the historical tensions that have existed between the president and Congress during times of war
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