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PROTECT THE INNOCENT — A member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi National Police Division, provides security after the completion of a cordon and search mission in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 10, 2007. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bronco Suzuki Hi-Res | Lead Photo Archive

ON THE GROUND
Safety Officer Develops Lifesaving Tool
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq, Jan. 12, 2007 — Since operations began in March of 2003, many soldiers have been killed when they can’t escape a Humvee – often because it has rolled into one of Iraq’s numerous irrigation canals. The "Rat Claw" is a simple idea that is already saving lives. Story
U.S. Air Assets Support Strike in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2007 — Numerous air assets from U.S. Central Command supported NATO and Afghan forces in Afghanistan’s Paktika province Jan. 10, killing as many as 150 insurgents, U.S. Central Command officials said. Story
Iraqi, Coalition Forces Conduct Major Offensive
KIRKUK, Iraq, Jan. 12, 2007 — Hundreds of Iraqi Security and Coalition Forces isolated, cleared and assessed eight villages in the northern part of the Rashaad Valley just outside Kirkuk, during a joint, coordinated air and ground operation. Story
Soldiers Use Air Assets to Capture Bomb Makers
HAWIJA, Iraq, Jan. 12, 2007 — Recently, soldiers of Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, captured four Anti-Iraqi Forces and confiscated weapons during an air reconnaissance mission near Hawija, Iraq. Story
U.S. Air Force Engineer Helps Afghans Rebuild
KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 12, 2007 A day for project engineer U.S. Air Force Capt. Dave Lin fills up pretty quickly. Between meetings and walks around the base to survey projects, there's concrete to be poured, gravel to be delivered and contractors needing guidance. Story
IN IRAQ
Red bullet Hundreds of Ramadi Residents Join the Police
Red bullet U.S. Army Cavalry Train Iraqi National Police
Red bullet New Networks Monitor Power Distribution in Iraq
Red bullet Troops Help Iraqis Secure Neighborhood
Red bullet Cavalry Troops Teach Iraqis Advanced First Aid
Red bullet U.S. Soldiers Give Wheelchairs to Iraqis in Need
Red bullet Iraqi-American Soldier Returns to Homeland
Red bullet Terror Suspects Captured in Meat-Packing Plant
IN AFGHANISTAN
Red bullet Afghans Graduate From Agricultural Course
Red bullet Afghans, U.S. Soldiers Distribute Relief Supplies
Red bullet 277th Named Army’s ‘Top Aviation Battalion’
Red bullet Panjshir Team Helps to Repair Mosque
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NEWS UPDATES
Security Focuses on Broader Region
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2007 - U.S. interests in the Middle East go well beyond Iraq, and to walk away from the commitments in Iraq would be damaging to U.S. credibility, a senior defense official said yesterday, speaking on background to reporters. Story
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BACKGROUND
 IRAQ
Red bullet Renewal In Iraq
Red bullet Iraq: Security, Stability
Red bullet Fact Sheet: Progress and Work Ahead
Red bullet Report: Strategy for Victory in Iraq
Red bullet Iraq Daily Update
Red bullet This Week in Iraq
Red bullet Multinational Force Iraq
Red bullet State Dept. Weekly Iraq Report (PDF)
Red bullet 'Boots on the Ground' Audio Archive
Red bullet Weekly Reconstruction Report (PDF)
Red bullet Iraq Reconstruction   •  Maps
 AFGHANISTAN
Red bullet Afghanistan Update  Red bullet Maps
 WAR ON TERRORISM
Red bullet Fact Sheet: Budget Request
Red bullet Fact Sheet: War on Terror
Red bullet Fact Sheet: Terror Plots Disrupted
Red bullet Waging and Winning the War on Terror
Red bullet Terrorism Timeline
Red bullet Terrorism Knowledge Base
PHOTO ESSAY
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CORDON AND SEARCH IN BAGHDAD — Members of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi National Police Division and soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division provide security after the completion of a cordon and search mission in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 10, 2007. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bronco Suzuki
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