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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.


Oct 7th, 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 October 7, 2010, Aubrey Immelman provided news and analysis on the 9th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001, to topple the Taliban, destroy al-Qaida, and kill or capture Osama bin Laden and other leaders of the terrorist organization.


Aug 5th, 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 5, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned California’s gay marriage ban in a strongly worded ruling that could force the U.S. Supreme Court to confront the question of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.


Jul 22nd, 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 July 22, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that a car bomb outside a Shiite mosque near Baqouba, Iraq, killed 15 people — the third deadly attack in the region in as many days — while a U.S. soldier was killed in a separate bombing in the same province. Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, the Taliban claimed it shot down a helicopter that crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing two U.S. service members.


Jul 1st, 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 July 1, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that law enforcement converged on the farmstead on the outskirts of St. Joseph, Minn., where a masked man kidnapped Jacob Wetterling at gunpoint more than 20 years earlier.


Jun 17th, 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 June 16, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that the complex nature of the June 13, 2010 attack on Iraq’s central bank suggested that al-Qaida in Iraq’s new leadership was taking cues from the Taliban’s success with similar operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan.


Jun 10th, 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 June 10, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that Islamic militants publicly hanged a 7-year-old boy for spying in the militant stronghold of Helmand province, an Afghan official told the Associated Press. The child was allegedly placed on trial by the Taliban and found guilty of working for Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s government.


Aug 24th, 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 August 24, 2009 Aubrey Immelman reported that Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman urged President Barack Obama to postpone many of his health care reform initiatives because of the economic downturn.


Feb 23rd, 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 February 23, 2009, Aubrey Immelman featured live coverage of the trial to decide the winner of the Coleman-Franken contest for U.S. Senate, courtesy of The UpTake.


Jul 28th, 2009

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 the 14th day of his campaign against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination as House of Representatives candidate in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, Aubrey Immelman said that voters should see the Iraq war not only as a national security or foreign policy issue, but as a pocketbook issue, in that the war and occupation contributed to driving up the price of oil by weakening the dollar. In that context, he also pointed to a Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction report detailing billions of dollars lost on construction projects in Iraq.