20 September 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 20 Sep 2007 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Press Conference: Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, 9/20/2007 MNF-I 20 Sep 2007
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Press Secretary Geoff Morrell from the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 20 Sep 2007 -- Presenter: Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell
- Sept. 19 airpower summary: Maintainers keep mission flying AFPN 20 Sep 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations Sept. 19, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Coalition Forces Continue to Target al Qaeda Leaders in Iraq AFPS 20 Sep 2007 -- Coalition forces killed seven terrorists and detained eight suspected terrorists today during operations targeting al Qaeda leaders in the central part of Iraq.
- Coalition forces arrest Iranian Quds Force officer MNF-I 20 Sep 2007 -- Coalition forces arrested an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps - Quds Force officer in Sulimaniyah today.
- US Military Says Iranian Officer Under Arrest in Northern Iraq VOA 20 Sep 2007 -- The U.S. military says it has arrested an Iranian officer accused of smuggling powerful roadside bombs into Iraq for Tehran's elite Quds force
- Pentagon Says Detained Quds Officer in Iraq Was on Duty VOA 20 Sep 2007 -- The Pentagon says an Iranian operative captured in Iraq on Thursday and accused of helping Iraqi insurgents was acting under orders from the elite Quds Force
- US Senate Rejects Measure to Cut Off Funding for Iraq War VOA 20 Sep 2007 -- The U.S. Senate has rejected, by a 28 to 70 vote, a Democratic-sponsored measure to withdraw troops from Iraq and cut funding for the war
- Bush Says He's Keeping Eye On Kurdish Oil Deal RFE/RL 20 Sep 2007 -- In a White House news conference, U.S. President George W. Bush today again defended his "surge" strategy in Iraq, acknowledging that while goals haven't been met as fast as he would like, the fight must continue.
- Bush: Saddam's Legacy Slowing Progress in Iraq VOA 20 Sep 2007 -- President Bush says one of the reasons for the slow pace of political progress in Baghdad is the continuing legacy of former dictator Saddam Hussein
- U.S. Goals Unchanged, But Timeline Extended, Bush Says AFPS 20 Sep 2007 -- U.S. goals for progress in Iraq have not changed, but the timeline has been set back in order to achieve those goals, President Bush said here today.
- Violence in Iraq Down, Iraqi Capability Up, Odierno Says AFPS 20 Sep 2007 -- Attacks in Iraq are at their lowest level since before the February 2006 bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samarra, a top U.S. commander in Iraq said today.
- Gates Discusses Way Forward in Iraq with Lawmakers AFPS 20 Sep 2007 -- Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates spent this morning on Capitol Hill and plans to spend more time there next week, the top Defense Department spokesman said here today.
- Measure to Change Troop Leave Blocked in US Senate VOA 20 Sep 2007 -- Legislation to regulate U.S. troop deployment cycles in Iraq was blocked in the U.S. Senate late Wednesday by Republican opponents who argued the measure could undermine the war effort
- IRAQ: Sharp drop in number of violence-related deaths, government says IRIN 20 Sep 2007 -- The number of victims of violence in Iraq has dropped by over 50 percent since February 2007, health and security officials said on 19 September.
- South Korean Military Contributes to Iraq Coalition in Safe Kurdish Region VOA 20 Sep 2007 -- The South Korean military has deployed over 1,000 troops in the Kurdish region of Iraq.
- US Military Says Iraq Violence at Lowest Level Since 2006 Mosque Bombing VOA 20 Sep 2007 -- The number two commander of U.S. forces in Iraq says violence in the country has fallen to its lowest level since before the 2006 bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samara, which triggered reprisal sectarian killings.
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