The new strategy for Iraq has entered its second phase. Now that all of the additional combat forces have arrived in theater, Generals Petraeus and Odierno have launched Operation Phantom Thunder.
This backgrounder provides a bulletized summary of Operation Phantom Thunder.
This order of battle describes U.S. forces involved in Operation Phantom Thunder.
Al-Qaeda blew up a bridge on Sunday using a suicide truck bomb, the latest in a series of attacks against bridges in Baghdad and the “belts” of territory surrounding the capital.
High-Resolution Map of U.S. Brigade Disposition in Baghdad in June 2007
High-Resolution Map of U.S. Brigade Disposition in Iraq in June 2007