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Iraqis handle insurgents without coalition help

Monday, 22 August 2005, 4:30 pm | US Department of Defence

FORWARD OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq, Aug. 19, 2005 – The coalition turnover of the security mission to Iraqi forces is proceeding apace in the area around Saddam's hometown, said the coalition commander in the area. More >>

U.S. General: Sure there'll be an Afghan Election

Monday, 22 August 2005, 4:26 pm | US Department of Defence

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2005 – The Afghan and coalition effort to hold elections Sept. 18 is ongoing, and the process will extend until the National Assembly is seated in December or January, the head of Combined Forces Command Afghanistan said today. More >>

Lawrence DiRita on Latest Seymour Hersh Article

Wednesday, 19 January 2005, 12:10 am | US Department of Defence

U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release No. 046-05 IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2005 More >>

U.S. Joint Operation Targets Insurgents in Baghdad

Friday, 24 September 2004, 12:50 am | US Department of Defence

WASHINGTON - U.S. soldiers of Task Force Baghdad, in conjunction with Iraqi intervention forces, are conducting security operations in eastern Baghdad targeting pockets of insurgents and terrorists, a Multinational Force Iraq news release said. More >>

Full Text: The Taguba Report On Iraq Prison Abuse

Thursday, 13 May 2004, 8:18 am | US Department of Defence

Assessment of DoD Counter-Terrorism Interrogation and Detention Operations In Iraq (MG Miller's Assessment).................. 8 More >>

Rumsfeld and General Pace On CBS, ABC and NBC

Friday, 7 May 2004, 3:29 pm | US Department of Defence

I don’t know if you were able to hear Senator Biden as he was talking just now. I know you were just sitting down. But he basically says he wants to know what did you know and when did you know it. When did you find out about the abuses taking ... More >>

Rumsfeld's Prepared Testiimony To 9/11 Commission

Wednesday, 24 March 2004, 2:28 pm | US Department of Defence

The Commission requested that we comment on preparations during the period from January 20th through September 11, 2001, the events of September 11th, steps taken since September 11th, and any recommendations for the future. More >>

Rumsfeld Availability with Afghan President Karzai

Monday, 1 March 2004, 11:51 am | US Department of Defence

(Participating were Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Afghan President Hamid Karzai. This availability was held at the Presidential Palace, Kabul, Afghanistan.) More >>

Saddam's Fate 'Up To The Iraqis,' Bush Says

Tuesday, 16 December 2003, 9:21 am | US Department of Defence

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2003 – The United States will assist Iraqis in developing a process to bring captured former dictator Saddam Hussein to justice for his crimes, President Bush told reporters here today. More >>

Saddam Receiving Geneva Conventions Protections

Tuesday, 16 December 2003, 9:19 am | US Department of Defence

WASHINGTON - Coalition forces are ensuring that former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's Geneva Conventions rights are protected while he is in custody and that he receives "all of the privileges of a prisoner of war," according to the commander ... More >>

Rumsfeld on the Capture of Saddam Hussein

Monday, 15 December 2003, 11:27 am | US Department of Defence

Today is a momentous day for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people have now been liberated in spirit, as well as in fact. As they celebrate, we also stop to remember the many U.S. and Coalition forces who gave their lives to make this moment possible – including ... More >>

U.S. Defense Details Saddam's Capture Near Tikrit

Monday, 15 December 2003, 9:46 am | US Department of Defence

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2003 — With three words – “We got him” – Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III announced at a press briefing in Baghdad today that U.S. forces had captured Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein near his hometown of Tikrit. More >>

U.S. to Reorganize Forces in Korea Around Two Hubs

Wednesday, 19 November 2003, 11:42 pm | US Department of Defence

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld shakes hands with South Korean Minister of National Defense Cho during the Security Consultative Meeting at the War Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 17. The visit was part of the secretary's week-long visit ... More >>

Iraq: U.S. Forces Raids Net 99 Insurgent Suspects

Wednesday, 19 November 2003, 11:38 pm | US Department of Defence

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2003 – Coalition forces in Iraq captured 99 anti-coalition suspects in 25 raids, and the 4th Infantry Division conducted 36 attacks against anti-coalition targets, a U.S. military official told reporters in Baghdad Nov. 17. More >>

Rumsfeld Fox News Transcript Plus Stakeout Comment

Monday, 3 November 2003, 2:17 pm | US Department of Defence

Q: There’s an article in the New York Times this morning about reconstituting Iraqi units, Iraqi military units, what are your feelings about that? More >>

Secretary Rumsfeld Interview on ABC This Week

Monday, 3 November 2003, 2:12 pm | US Department of Defence

Stephanopoulos: Good morning, everyone. We have major, breaking news from Iraq this morning. At least 13 U.S. servicemen dead after a Chinook helicopter was shot down on its way to Baghdad Airport. That is one of at least three attacks on U.S. servicemen ... More >>

Secretary Rumsfeld Briefs (Incl. General Boykin)

Friday, 17 October 2003, 3:18 pm | US Department of Defence

Q Mr. Secretary, Lieutenant General Boykin, the new deputy undersecretary of Defense for intelligence, has been quoted and seen giving speeches to various religious groups casting the war on terrorism in fairly religious terms... More >>

DoD News Briefing 24/6 - Rumsfeld and Gen. Myers

Thursday, 26 June 2003, 10:53 am | US Department of Defence

Q: Mr. Secretary, General Myers spoke of aggressive operations to put down opposition in Iraq, and he spoke of the raid last week upon the convoy. Has the United States authorized U.S. forces to move into Syria in hot pursuit of suspected former officials? ... More >>

Rumsfeld Speech at NATO 12-06-03 [includes image]

Monday, 16 June 2003, 1:28 pm | US Department of Defence

If the civilian and military leaders of member states cannot come to Belgium without fear of harassment by Belgium courts entertaining spurious charges by politicized prosecutors, then it calls into question Belgium's attitude about its responsibilities ... More >>

F-16 Jet Crashes Army Helicopter Shot Down in Iraq

Friday, 13 June 2003, 5:17 pm | US Department of Defence

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2003 – A U.S. Air Force F-16CG fighter crashed southwest of Baghdad June 12, while on the same day a U.S. Army Apache AH-64 helicopter apparently was shot down by hostile fire in western Iraq, according to a U.S. Central Command ... More >>