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Jul 18th, 2009

Summary: In a curt missive issued by Baghdad Operations Command, Iraq’s top commanders told their U.S. counterparts to “stop all joint patrols” in Baghdad, raising fresh concerns about the safety of U.S. troops in Iraq. … U.S. F-15E fighter jet crashes in Afghanistan, killing crew. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on the fourth day of his 2008 campaign against incumbent U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, Aubrey Immelman responded to a challenge by Eric Zaetsch of the “Developers are Crabgrass” blog to define what he means by “traditional conservative values.”