22 October 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 22 Oct 2007 [PDF]
- Oct. 21 airpower summary: B-1Bs show force, presence AFPN 22 Oct 2007
- Bombing Targets Anti-terrorist Group; One Terrorist Killed, Four Detained AFPS 22 Oct 2007 -- The headquarters of a political organization opposed to al Qaeda and other terrorist groups was bombed last night in the Adhamiyah neighborhood on the Iraqi capital's east side, officials reported.
- Troops Finish Terror-Fighting Operation Southeast of Baghdad AFPS 22 Oct 2007 -- Iraqi communities, once lawless and infested with insurgent terrorists, are safer today thanks to a just-completed mission, a coalition commander said today.
- Historic Launch Held at Camp Taji AFPS 22 Oct 2007 -- The residents of this camp are exposed to an incessant buzzing -- a sound of safety for the troops on the ground in Multinational Division Baghdad area of operations.
- Bush Delivers Supplemental War Funding Request to Congress AFPS 22 Oct 2007 -- President Bush has submitted to Congress a request for $42.3 billion in supplemental war funding.
- Bush Seeks Additional $46 Billion For Iraq, Afghanistan VOA 22 Oct 2007 -- President Bush has sent an emergency request to the U.S. Congress for an extra $46 billion in expedited funds for Iraq, Afghanistan and other national security needs.
- US Pressing Turkey, Iraq to Cooperate Against PKK VOA 22 Oct 2007 -- The State Department says the United States is making an all-out diplomatic effort to defuse the crisis spawned by cross-border attacks into Turkey by Iraq-based Kurdish PKK militants
- 'Civilian Surge' Key to Securing Self-Sufficient Iraq AFPS 22 Oct 2007 -- The recent surge of troops and embedded provincial reconstruction teams to Iraq is providing unprecedented opportunity for Iraqi citizens, a coalition commander said today.
- IRAQ: Aid agencies prepare for displacement near Turkish border IRIN 22 Oct 2007 -- Aid agencies working in Iraq's northern provinces have put in place emergency supply programmes in anticipation of a threatened invasion by Turkish troops to clear Turkish-Kurdish rebels operating in the area.
- Kurdish Rebels Offer to Cease Hostilities if Turkey Abandons Military Operations VOA 22 Oct 2007 -- Rebels with the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, say they are willing to find a peaceful solution to their issues with Turkey if the Turkish military abandons all plans for an incursion into northern Iraq.
- Eight Turkish troops missing, 34 Kurdish rebels killed on border RIA Novosti 22 Oct 2007 -- Turkey's military said on Monday that eight troops were missing following clashes with Kurdish insurgents on the Iraqi border, and that 34 militants had been killed.
- Turkey determined to crush Kurdish militants - PM Erdogan RIA Novosti 22 Oct 2007 -- Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said late Sunday that Ankara would take all possible steps under international law to crack down on Kurdish militants.
- Kurdish Rebels to Announce Ceasefire VOA 22 Oct 2007 -- Rebels with the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, in northern Iraq are expected to announce a ceasefire later Monday.
- Bakir: Kurdistan as a Model for Iraq cfr.org 22 Oct 2007 -- Falah Mustafa Bakir, director of the foreign relations department for the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq, says his government favors a political solution to cross-border tensions with Turkey, but so far, Ankara has "only considered a military operation to solve this problem."
- Bomb Blasts in Iraqi Capital Kill At Least 6 VOA 22 Oct 2007 -- Iraqi police say bomb blasts in Baghdad have killed at least six people and wounded more than 20 others.
- Backgrounder: Plans for Iraq's Future: Federalism, Separatism, and Partition cfr.org 22 Oct 2007
- Analysis: If Turkey Invades cfr.org 22 Oct 2007 -- Turkey removed a major legislative hurdle blocking an invasion into northern Iraq with an October 18 parliamentary vote authorizing raids
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