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Summary: Monthly report of U.S. military deaths in the Afghanistan war, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org.



Summary: Monthly report of U.S. military deaths in the Afghanistan war, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org.


Sep 23rd, 2011

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on September 23, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that the U.S. and several European delegations walked out of the U.N. speech of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after he said most people believe the U.S. government was behind the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in order to assure Israel’s survival.


Sep 16th, 2011

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on September 16, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that al-Qaida’s then No. 2, Ayman al-Zawahiri — apparently to mark the anniversary of 9/11 — released an audio recording accusing the Pakistani government of responding too slowly to severe flooding in the country and calling on Pakistanis to revolt.


Aug 19th, 2011

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 19, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that the last U.S. combat brigade in Iraq crossed the border into Kuwait, bringing to a close the active combat phase for Americans of a 7½-year war that overthrew Saddam Hussein, forever defined the presidency of George W. Bush, and left more than 4,400 American service members and tens of thousands of Iraqis dead.


Jun 9th, 2010

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), compiled from U.S. Department of Defense News Releases. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on June 9, 2009 Aubrey Immelman reported that there were many domestic reasons voters handed an American-backed coalition a victory over a Hezbollah-led coalition in Lebanese parliamentary elections, but that political analysts attribute it in part to President Barack Obama’s campaign of outreach to the Arab and Muslim world.


May 11th, 2010

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), compiled from U.S. Department of Defense News Releases. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on May 11, 2009, Aubrey Immelman reported that former vice president Dick Cheney made it clear he’d rather follow incendiary broadcaster Rush Limbaugh than former Joint Chiefs chairman Colin Powell into political battle over the future of the Republican Party.


Mar 16th, 2010

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), compiled from U.S. Department of Defense News Releases. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on March 16, 2009, Aubrey Immelman reported that a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed four NATO troops, while bombings and clashes elsewhere in the country killed 14 more people; that a suicide bomber in police uniform detonated inside a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan, killing 11 people and wounding 29; that Iraq’s prime minister Nouri al-Maliki said any U.S. withdrawals “must be done with our approval” and in coordination with the Iraqi government; that the U.S. military confirmed that U.S. forces shot down an unmanned Iranian aircraft in Iraqi airspace; and that 4,259 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war.