21 September 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 21 Sep 2007 [PDF]
- Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked
- Soldier dies in non-combat related incident
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Maj. Gen. Joseph Fil at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. 21 Sep 2007 -- DoD News Briefing with Maj. Gen. Joseph Fil at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
- Sept. 20 airpower summary: C-130s sustain airlift operations AFPN 21 Sep 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations Sept. 20, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Operations in Iraq Kill One Terrorist, Nab Eight AFPS 21 Sep 2007 -- Coalition forces killed one alleged al Qaeda operative and detained eight other suspected terrorists during a series of operations in central Iraq today.
- Italian Carabinieri to Begin Training Iraqi National Police Forces AFPS 21 Sep 2007 -- The NATO Training Mission in Iraq is developing a new Gendarmerie-type training program focusing on key leadership skills taught by an Italian Carabinieri training unit.
- Kearsarge Strike Group Offloads 22nd MEU in Kuwait Navy NewsStand 21 Sep 2007 -- USS Kearsarge Strike Group offloaded more than 2,200 Sailors and Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) in Kuwait in support of sustained training exercises Sept. 8-12.
- US Commander: Iraqi Forces Need Help to Control Baghdad VOA 21 Sep 2007 -- The commander of coalition forces in Baghdad says there are not enough Iraqi forces in the city to control it without coalition help, but he says the combined U.S. and Iraqi force is making good progress in defeating insurgents and militias who carry out most of the violence in the capital
- Pentagon Spokesman Clarifies Gates Comment on Saddam's Ouster AFPS 21 Sep 2007 -- Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has long believed that removing Saddam Hussein was "the right thing to do," a top Defense Department spokesman said yesterday.
- Iraqi Police Surge Dramatically Reduces Baghdad Violence AFPS 21 Sep 2007 -- Violence in Baghdad has been cut in half, thanks to a massive influx of new Iraqi police officers, a top U.S. military advisor said today.
- Iraq pledges benefits for Russian firms, expects debt relief RIA Novosti 21 Sep 2007 -- Iraq's foreign minister said Friday his country could offer Russian oil and gas companies considerable advantages to operate in Iraq, and expects a deal later to clear 80% of Baghdad's Soviet-era debt.
- Iran Bids For Regional Influence Amid Turmoil in Iraq VOA 21 Sep 2007 -- The U.S.-led ouster of Saddam Hussein in Iraq had the side effect of removing Iran's biggest enemy
- Blackwater Security Contractors Return to Streets of Iraq VOA 21 Sep 2007 -- The U.S. embassy in Iraq has resumed limited road travel out of the heavily-fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, with security escorts from a U.S. firm involved in a deadly shooting Sunday.
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