Operation Iron Pursuit was a Division-level operation and the U.S compliment to the Iraqi-led Operation Augurs of Prosperity, designed to clear Diyala province of insurgents.
Iraqi Security Forces
Iraq Politics and Reconstruction
Associated Press - Up to 25 Iraqis accused in Saddam party plot, by Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Sinan Salaheddin
Reuters - U.S. says Iraq fails to tackle corrupt high officials, by Missy Ryan
Associated Press - U.S: 4 suspected Shiite militants caught in Baghdad
Yahoo! News - Iraq to guard historic sites with police commandos, by Qassim Abdul-Zahra
Washington Times - Police outline plan to take on larger role, from AP
Mumbai Terrorist Attacks
The Institute for the Study of War offers its sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the Mumbai terror attacks. In a little over 60 hours of fighting, 180 Indians and foreigners including Americans were killed in a wide-scale assault on the financial capital of India. Highly trained and heavily-armed commandos seized city landmarks, killing and capturing those inside. We will continue following the situation via daily news updates to keep you informed.
The transfer of fiscal and command responsibility for the Sons of Iraq (SoI) program began in earnest on November 10, 2008.
Iraqi National Policemen from 2nd Battalion, National Police Command, give food to a man and his son during a humanitarian aid mission in the Zinjali neighborhood of Mosul, Iraq, Nov. 16, 2008.
Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)
U.S. Airmen shake hands with Iraqi police prior to leaving the Al-Amil Iraqi Police Station, on Nov. 14, 2008, within the Al-Baya's community located in southern Baghdad, Iraq. (U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Todd Frantom)
A member of the Sons of Iraq waits in line to receive his paycheck during an Iraqi government-sponsored payday at Joint Security Station Alawad in the city of Tarmiyah, Iraq, Nov. 10, 2008. Photo by Kevin S. Farmer.
New York Times - Iraqi Soldier Reportedly Kills 2 G.I.s, by Sam Dagher