Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
17 August 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 17 Aug 2007 [PDF]
- MNC-I Soldier dies of non-battle related cause
- Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked
- Roadside bomb targets MND-B troops
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Transcript: DoD Press Briefing with Lt. Gen. Odierno on Ongoing Security Operations in Iraq from the Pentagon Briefing Room, Arlington Va. 17 Aug 2007 -- Presenter: Army Lieutenant General Ray Odierno, Commander, Multinational Corps-Iraq
- Aug. 16 airpower summary: Air transports vital to moving supplies AFPN 17 Aug 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations Aug. 16, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Coalition Forces Kill 13 Terrorists While Targeting Cell Leader AFPS 17 Aug 2007 -- Coalition forces killed 13 terrorists and detained 12 suspected terrorists east of Tarmiyah, Iraq, during an operation today targeting an al Qaeda cell leader who provides guidance to senior terrorist leaders in Iraq.
- Coalition Forces Exert Pressure on al Qaeda, Other Extremists in Iraq AFPS 17 Aug 2007 -- Multinational Division Baghdad troops are doing their part to contribute to Multinational Corps Iraq's Operation Phantom Strike by continuing to apply pressure on al Qaeda and Shiia extremists throughout the Iraqi capital.
- Odierno Highlights Operations Phantom Strike, Phantom Thunder AFPS 17 Aug 2007 -- Iraqi and coalition forces are pursuing extremist leaders in Iraq's remote areas in coordinated "quick strikes" that launched this week, the commander of Multinational Corps Iraq told Pentagon reporters today.
- Gunmen in Iraqi Mosque Kill One US Soldier, Injure Another VOA 17 Aug 2007 -- The U.S. military says a U.S. soldier in Iraq was killed and another wounded when they were shot by insurgents who were inside a Sunni mosque north of Baghdad.
- Iraq: Killings In Shi'ite Holy City Expose Growing Splits RFE/RL 17 Aug 2007 -- Four aides to Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani have been killed in Al-Najaf over the past two months, raising many questions as to the safety of Iraq's supreme Shi'ite leader and the motives of the perpetrators of the attacks.
- Iraq: Ordinary Iraqis Find Little Happiness In Daily Life RFE/RL 17 Aug 2007 -- Violence and chaos in Iraq have forced more than 4 million Iraqis to leave their homes -- and more than 2 million of those have fled the country since the U.S.-led invasion of 2003
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