11 Mar. 2006
Washington, UNITED STATES
U.S. President George W. Bush (L), accompanied by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (C) and Vice-President Dick Cheney (R), participates in a briefing on the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Task Force held in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., March 11, 2006. Bush said "if the allegations are true," referring to Claude Allen, "then something went wrong and that's really sad." Department of Defense listed U.S. casualties in Iraq at 2306, with 770 attributed to improvised explosive devices (IED).