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Nov 6th, 2009

Summary: Two U.S. soldiers transporting supplies in Afghanistan were swept away by a river in Badghis province while trying to save two boxes that had fallen into the water while being airdropped during a resupply mission and the Taliban said they were holding their bodies. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on Nov. 6, 2008, Aubrey Immelman noted that U.S. president-elect Barack Obama faced major foreign policy challenges and summarized intertwined issues Barack Obama inherited from George W. Bush.

Jun 28th, 2009

Summary: Weekly summary of security incidents in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

May 26th, 2009

Summary: Suicide bombings in Afghanistan’s northern Kapisa province and Iraq’s western Anbar province have killed six Americans — three in each theater.