Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
17 January 2008 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 17 Jan 2008 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Lt. Gen. Odierno from Iraq 17 Jan 2008 -- Presenter: Commander, Multinational Corps Iraq, Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno
- Jan. 16 airpower summary: Tankers fuel the fleet AFPN 17 Jan 2008
- Coalition Forces Continue to Disrupt Al Qaeda in Iraq AFPS 17 Jan 2008 -- Coalition forces killed two terrorists and detained 17 suspects today during operations targeting al Qaeda networks in northern Iraq.
- Operation Phantom Phoenix Denies Sanctuary to Al Qaeda AFPS 17 Jan 2008 -- Soldiers supporting Operation Phantom Phoenix, a series of division- and brigade-level strikes against al Qaeda and other extremists in Iraq, continue to disrupt terrorist safe havens and bases throughout the country, military officials reported.
- Odierno Touts Phantom Phoenix Progress AFPS 17 Jan 2008 -- Operation Phantom Thunder, under way in Diyala and Ninevah provinces in Iraq, builds on previous operations as coalition and Iraqi forces target al Qaeda in Iraq and other extremist groups, the commander of the Multinational Corps Iraq said today.
- NMCB 1, NMCB 15 Celebrate Getting 'Over the Hump' in Iraq Navy NewsStand 17 Jan 2008 -- U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 and NMCB 15, Task Force Sierra (TFS), celebrated making it half-way through deployment with an 'over-the-hump' party/sports day in Iraq, Jan. 12.
- U.S. to Transfer 4,200 Humvees to Iraqis AFPS 17 Jan 2008 -- A ceremony here today marked the beginning of a program to refurbish and transfer more than 4,200 up-armored Humvees over the next 13 months.
- Analysis: Iraq Surge's Mixed Messages cfr.org 17 Jan 2008 -- When President Bush announced in January 2007 a surge of five additional combat brigades to Baghdad, he said it would improve security in the capital, giving the Iraqi government the "breathing space it needs to make progress."
- Report Says Iraq Contractors Operate With Impunity VOA 17 Jan 2008 -- A report issued by a U.S.-based human rights group is criticizing the Justice Department for failing to hold private security contractors operating in Iraq and Afghanistan responsible for acts of violence
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