Archive: February, 2010

Feb. 26, 2010

U.S. looks forward to further progress on Coalition Support Fund payments

U.S. Looks Forward to Further Progress on Coalition Support Fund Payments

Feb. 24, 2010

Odierno: Iraq can help stabilize Middle East

WASHINGTON – Iraq presents a solid opportunity to help in stabilizing the Middle East, the commander of forces in that country said here Monday.

Feb. 24, 2010

Petraeus visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, (Feb. 24, 2010) - U.S. Central Command commander Gen. David Petraeus visited Pakistan, Feb. 22-24, to consult with Pakistan leaders and U.S. Embassy officials here.

Feb. 23, 2010

Petraeus: New Afghan campaign will be tough

WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2010) – With U.S. forces entering the second week of a 12- to 18-month campaign in Afghanistan, the general in charge of U.S. forces in the region acknowledged yesterday that the way ahead will be tough.

Feb. 22, 2010

Optimism grows among villagers as Moshtarak continues

KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 22) -Clearance operations continue to make progress and the operation is firmly on track. In Nad-e Ali, the combined force encountered limited small arms engagements throughout the area.

Feb. 19, 2010

White House: Capture of Taliban No. 2 leader a 'significant win'

WASHINGTON (Feb. 18, 2010) – The recent capture of the Afghan Taliban’s No. 2 leader and top operational commander represents a “significant win,” a White House official said.

Feb. 18, 2010

Odierno: Iran continues to subvert Iraq

WASHINGTON (Feb. 17, 2010) – As national elections in Iraq loom on the horizon, Iran continues to subvert its western neighbor’s security and political infrastructure, top American military officials said.

Feb. 18, 2010

U.S. supports FATA road building in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (February 18, 2010) — The United States is financing the construction of the important Tank - Makeen road through the FATA Secretariat under the December 31, 2009 Implementation letter pledging USAID infrastructure support in South Waziristan.

Feb. 17, 2010

Op. Moshtarak extends Afghan government influence in Helmand

KABUL (Feb. 16, 2010) — The key objectives of Operation Moshtarak, driving out the insurgents and extending the influence of the Afghan Government, are being achieved, despite mine and IED levels higher than anticipated.

Feb. 15, 2010

Clearing phase continues in Operation Moshtarak

WASHINGTON (Feb. 15, 2010) – The clearing phase of Operation Moshtarak in the center of Afghanistan’s Helmand province continued yesterday, with combined Afghan and international forces conducting a number of mounted and dismounted patrols, military officials reported.