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Jan 14th, 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 … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on January 14, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that a group of prominent Muslim clerics, led by Sheik Abdul-Majid al-Zindani, warned they would call for jihad, or holy war, if the U.S. sent troops to fight al-Qaida in Yemen. Meanwhile, Taliban suicide bombings and other attacks caused Afghan civilian deaths to soar in 2009 to the highest annual level of the war, a U.N. report found.