Friday, August 11, 2006


08/11/06 NPR: Atmosphere of Suspicion Pervades Iraqi Society
The current climate of violence in Iraq, combined with the legacy of a totalitarian state, means that people have little trust in each other. Suspicion is a regular part of everyday interactions. Corey Flintoff reports.
08/11/06 AP: Lance Cpl. Joshua Rynders wounded in April
The first Marine to move in was Lance Cpl. Joshua Rynders, who was injured in April when a mortar round exploded 10 feet behind him. He was setting up an observation post for the Iraqi army east of Fallujah.
08/11/06 AP: Cpl. Jackson Luna wounded in June
A sniper shot Cpl. Jackson Luna, 23, through the lower back and into the intestines as he put fencing around a patrol base near Ramadi in June. Luna, who moved in Thursday, said he does not know what to do next or if he will be able...
08/11/06 Reuters: Bodies of U.S. soldiers found in helicopter wreck
The bodies of two missing U.S. servicemen have been discovered among the wreckage of their helicopter which crashed in Iraq's Anbar province, the U.S. military said on Friday.
08/11/06 AP: Shiite mob torches Kurdish party office
About 50 gunmen stormed the office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, headed by President Jalal Talabani, beat up the guards and set the building on fire, said police Lt. Othman al-Lami.
08/11/06 Xinhua: 14 bodies found in Baghdad
A roadside bomb went off near a police patrol in an Iraqi northern town on Friday morning, killing two policemen and wounding four others, a police source said. The attack took place when the patrol was passing by in the outskirts of Hawija town
08/11/06 AFP: Battle for Baghdad: US and Iraq plan street by street offensive
Faced with a make or break struggle to wrest control of Baghdad from insurgents and sectarian death squads, US and Iraqi commanders plan an ambitious strategy to take back the Iraqi capital street by street, district by district
08/11/06 Reuters: U.S. Soldier wounded in Baiji
A U.S. soldier was wounded when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb near Baiji, 180 km (112 miles) north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement.

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