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Monday, February 28, 2005

SECURITY PATROL — U.S. Army Pfc. Davion McNair provides security during a patrol in Mosul, Iraq, on Feb. 24, 2005. McNair is deployed to Iraq with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, from Fort Lewis, Wash. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Army Spc. John S. Gurtler

In Today's News - Monday, February 28, 2005

Quote of the Day
"I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it, to support its Constitution, to obey its laws, to respect its flag, and to defend it against all enemies."
-- William Tyler Page Associated Press
Suicide bomber kills at least 106 in Iraq
`Million Dollar Baby' triumphs at Oscars
U.S. presses Arabs to help Palestinians
Anti-Syrian protesters fill Beirut streets

Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq
Two car bombings in Iraq kills 25
Syria hands Saddam's half brother to Iraq

Ananova: War In Iraq
Clarke under pressure on terror law

The U.S. News: Iraq News
Iraqi scientists unearth mass graves -- in Dorset [in]
Crippled Iraqi hopes Pope will bring her healing [in Reuters India]

Yahoo! News: War with Iraq
Four People Shot Dead in Iraq's Mosul -U.S. [story from Reuters]
Forget Iraq Split, Let's Cooperate Chirac Tells Poland [story from Reuters]

Weather information from The Weather Channel

Al Azamiyah Al Basrah Al Hillah Al Karkh Al Kazimiyah Al Kut An Nasiriyah Baghdad Baqubah Mosul Najaf Nineveh Tall Kayf

Bost/Laskar Ghurian Herat Kabul Qandahar

From Fox News
Car Bomb Kills More Than 100
Saddam's Half-Brother Caught
Syrian Handover a Goodwill Sign
Palestinians Seek Support
Gaza Settlements May Stay
Anti-Syria Protests in Beirut
IAEA Meets on Iran Nukes
Sharon Warns Palestinians

From the Department of Defense
Saddam's Half-Brother Captured in Syria

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2005 – The half-brother of deposed dictator Saddam Hussein has been captured, the interim Iraqi government reported in Baghdad today. Sabawi Ibrahim al-Hassan al-Tikriti was one of the leaders of Saddam's infamous security service and served as an adviser to Saddam. Story

Coalition Helps Afghans in Harsh Winter
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2005 — Coalition soldiers are assisting relief agencies in Afghanistan, delivering food and supplies to help Afghan citizens in remote villages through one of the country's harshest winters in recent history, a Combined Forces Command Afghanistan spokesman said today. Story

Myers Discusses the Danger of Extremism
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2005 — The danger of extremism may be the greatest threat the United States and its allies have faced, the top U.S. military officer told the World Affairs Council here today. Story

Legal Authorities Gather for Conference
Soldiers Help Ready Iraqi Forces

MPs Maintain Presence in Afghan Community

Marines Return to Camp Lejeune from Iraq
Photos: McChord Homecoming: 4th Airlift Squadron
Photos: Fargo Homecoming: Engineer Battalion Returns

Two Soldiers, Marine Killed in Ops
Violence Claims Three Iraqi Citizens
Iraq Daily Update
Iraq Reconstruction
Weekly Progress Report (pdf)

Attack Wounds U.S. Servicemember
Afghanistan Daily Update

Bush, Putin Renew Vow to Fight
Waging and Winning the War on Terror
Terrorism Timeline
Terrorism Knowledge Base

Group Helps Families Cope
Defense Dept.: No Flights Over Iran
National Guard, Reserve Update