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NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 12, 2006

More Than 200 Suspected Terrorists Have Been Iraqi Security Forces Have Taken The Lead In 30,000
Captured Since Zarqawi's Death Dealing A “Blow To His Square Miles Of Iraq. This Is An Increase Of 20,000 Square
Terrorist Organization, Al-Qaeda In Iraq …” (César G. Miles Since February. (Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security
Soriano, "Blitz Against Al-Qaeda In Iraq Continues," USA Today, 6/13/06) And Stability In Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)

Actionable Tips From Iraqis “Have Grown Tenfold Since • “The [Iraqi Security Forces] Have The Lead In 60%
This Time Last Year And By 10% Since [February].” Of Baghdad …” (Department Of Defense, “Measuring
(Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security And Stability In Iraq,” Report Security And Stability In Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)
To Congress, 5/06)
“[111] Iraqi Army, Special Operations, And Strategic
The Percent Of Improvised Explosive Devices [IEDs] Infrastructure Battalions Are Conducting Counter-
Intercepted And Diffused Has Increased Since February. Insurgency Operations … This Is 89% Of The Total Number
(Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security And Stability In Iraq,” Report Of Battalions Authorized.” (Department Of Defense, “Measuring
To Congress, 5/06)
Security And Stability In Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)
• “Overall, About 50% Of IEDs Were Discovered • “Seventy-One Of These Battalions Are In The Lead
And Rendered Safe Before Detonation.” In Military Operations In Their Sectors …”
(Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security And Stability In
(Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security And Stability In
Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)
Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)

“The U.S. State Department’s Iraq Reconstruction “[I]raqis Have Confidence The New Baghdad Government
Management Office Reports … A 30% Increase In Cellular Will Improve The Situation, According To The Defense
Subscribers Since [February] … And More Than A 200% Department's Quarterly Report To Congress.” (Walter Pincus,
Increase In Telephone Access Since The End Of 2004.” “Iraqis Believe Violence Will Abate, New Report Says,” The Washington Post,
(Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security And Stability In Iraq,” Report To 6/6/06)
Congress, 5/06)
• 62% Of Iraqis Have Confidence That The Newly
“The Stateowned Internet Service Provider (ISP) Currently Elected Government Will Improve The Situation In
Serves 207,000 Subscribers. This Figure Excludes Private Iraq. (Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security And Stability
ISPs And Public Internet Cafes.” (Department Of Defense, In Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)
“Measuring Security And Stability In Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)
• 61% Of Iraqis Believe The Newly Elected
A New Microfinance Loan Program Is Expected To Grant At Government Is Leading The Country In The Right
Least 660 Loans To Iraqis, Generating 330 New Self- Direction. (Department Of Defense, “Measuring Security And
Employment Opportunities And Over A Thousand New Stability In Iraq,” Report To Congress, 5/06)
Jobs. (State Department Website, www.state.gov, Accessed 6/7/06)

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