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2012-03-08 08:00:00

According to QuickMedical, the purpose of the Wounded Warrior Project is to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) exists to honor and empower Wounded Warriors who incurred service-connected injuries on or after September 11, 2001. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers. The tragic events of...

2008-10-05 09:00:01

Text of report headlined "Pakistan urged to join winter offensive: US proposes joint patrols" published by Pakistani newspaper Dawn website on 5 October Washington, Oct 4: The United States is urging Pakistan to participate in a major winter offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda militants and also to undertake joint military patrols of its border with Afghanistan along with US, Nato and Afghan troops. At a recent video news conference at the Pentagon, a top Nato commander, Gen David...

2006-07-28 10:07:32

By David Brunnstrom BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO is to take over military operations in volatile southern Afghanistan from U.S.-led forces on Monday, thrusting the alliance into what will likely be the toughest combat mission in its 57-year history. A NATO statement said the alliance's council of 26 member states gave final authorization on Friday for the expansion into six provinces of the south of the country. "This is NATO delivering on its commitment to Afghanistan," said alliance...

2006-06-06 12:44:46

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO defense ministers who meet in Brussels on Thursday will declare the alliance's plans to nearly double peacekeeping troops in Afghanistan on track despite mounting violence there, officials said. The 26-nation body expects to raise troop levels to some 17,000 from 9,000 and move into the perilous south by late-July, giving Washington the scope to cut its forces in the existing U.S.-led Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) operation there. "It comes...

2006-01-27 05:58:57

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO chief Jaap de Hoop Scheffer will tell an international meeting on Afghanistan next week that the military alliance is willing to do more to help Afghans find an elusive peace. But while European NATO nations back that goal, they are equally determined not to see the alliance roped into U.S. counter-terrorism activities whose tactics they often reject, nor offer Washington a premature exit from the war it began. "Europe's leaders recognize that...

2006-01-26 07:27:24

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO said on Thursday the expansion of its peacekeeping force to the south of Afghanistan might not take place until the second half of the year, later than it had hoped. NATO wants to raise troop levels from 9,000 to 15,000, but the plan has been thrown into doubt by Dutch hesitation over whether to contribute 1,200 soldiers. The expansion is key to U.S. hopes of cutting its troop levels and easing pressure on an army severely stretched by its commitment in...

2005-10-06 13:12:20

By Sayed Salahuddin KABUL (Reuters) - NATO's chief said on Thursday he was optimistic the Alliance could resolve differences over plans to take over counter-insurgency operations in Afghanistan as well as peacekeeping after expanding into the violent south. The United States, which has about two-thirds of the foreign troops in Afghanistan and is looking to cut its commitment given pressures in Iraq, has been trying to get European allies to take on more of the burden of the war...


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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