Archive: June, 2009

June 2, 2009

Taliban increasingly targets civilians in eastern Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (June 2, 2009) – Conditions in eastern Afghanistan have been challenging, but coalition efforts have paid off with improved security and development, the commander of Regional Command – East said Tuesday.

June 1, 2009

U.S. troops preparing to leave Iraqi cities

WASHINGTON (June 1, 2009) – American combat troops are on pace to leave Iraqi cities by the June 30 deadline stipulated by the U.S.-Iraq security agreement, U.S. officials in Baghdad said Sunday.