Our basic premise is to have an informed public so that they can make informed decisions. But we rely on the media to do that.

I know this is a big one, but I can't say if it is related to anything that is going on.

[Describing the Internet statement from the Islamist militant group as] disgusting propaganda, ... We have no reports of any deaths.

The terrorists are likely trying to determine what, if anything will change as a result of the change in Saudi leadership.

Any allegations of improper use of force or procedures are taken seriously and investigated thoroughly.

The command expects to resolve these cases in the next few days.

The 343rd resumed full operations on November 11 and is performing all missions as directed in exemplary fashion, ... The investigation is still ongoing, although further action is unlikely.

It is an artificial mark on the wall set by individuals or groups with specific agendas and ulterior motives. In some cases, this could also be the creating of news where none really exists.

Nothing has been announced. We still have to get over the elections and see what happens then and what the (new) government of Iraq wants.