WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 – While Taliban killings of the Afghan general population have decreased over the past year, more government officials have been targeted, a senior U.S. commander said yesterday. Army Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander of International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, discussed insurgent response to Afghanistan’s […]
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 – News reports from Cairo indicate the Egyptian military is not taking sides in the demonstrations and counter demonstrations taking place in the country. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said the U.S. government is in daily contact with defense and military leaders.
The last week of January saw Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and their Australian mentors remove significant quantities of explosives, ordnance and weapons from insurgents located within the Baluchi Valley area of Uruzgan Province.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 – Iraq’s citizens want a U.S. civilian presence in their country and overwhelmingly reject the insurgency, the top U.S. military and civilian leaders in Iraq said here today. „The people do not want what al-Qaida brings to their country,“ Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander […]
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 – As the start of the drawdown of U.S. troops from Afghanistan approaches, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, the senior commander of U.S. and coalition forces there, said the transition of forces could take a number of forms.
An Australian soldier serving with Mentoring Task Force -2 (MTF-2) was killed in an Improvised Explosive Device strike yesterday afternoon (02-Feb. Australia time). A second soldier was seriously wounded in the blast which occurred during the partnered Afghan National Army and MTF-2 patrol as it moved through the Tangi Valley […]
Am 25. Januar meldeten mehrere Medien übereinstimmend, dass die philippinische Marine aus den USA ein Küstenwachschiff der HAMILTON-Klasse übernehmen soll. Letzte Details des Transfers seien noch zu klären; die Finanzierung erfolge aus der US Militärhilfe (Foreign Military Sales). Der Erwerb eines US-Küstenwachschiffes der HAMILTON-Klasse würde der südostasiatischen Marine ihre bisher […]
Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2011 – Afghan and coalition forces are investigating a roadside bomb explosion that killed six Afghan civilians, including two children, today in Kunduz province’s Kunduz district, military officials reported.
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