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Archive | January 19, 2010

2 US Troops Killed by Roadside Bomb in Southern Afghanistan

NATO reported that two US service members have been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan. Tuesday’s bomb attack mark the 18th death of Americans killed in Afghanistan this year. SOURCE: ynetnews.com 2 US troops killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

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Taliban Say They Killed 6 US Soldiers in Separate Bombing Attacks in Khost

Taliban Spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said militants planted a roadside bomb that claimed the lives of two US soldiers in a passing military convoy in the Gurbez district of Khost province on Sunday. Four other U.S. soldiers died when their vehicle went over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Khost’s provincial capital. The incident was also […]

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No Police Role for U.S. Troops in Haiti

U.S. forces do not have a police role in Haiti, but do have the authority to protect “innocent Haitians” and themselves if necessary, according to Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who spoke aboard a military aircraft. Haitian President Rene Preval said Sunday that U.S. troops will help U.N. peacekeepers to keepdkl order on Haiti’s streets, where […]

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