DUNNIGAN’S ROUNDUP: Not much new today in the StrategyPage’s war summary. He does lend credence to my suspicions vis-a-vis last night’s air drop:

A battalion of the U.S. 173 Airborne Brigade parachuted onto a friendly airfield in northern Iraq. This was apparently a PR exercise, as the troops could have been landed via transports and walked off the aircraft.

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