11 Mar. 2006
Washington, UNITED STATES
U.S. President George W. Bush (2nd L) accompanied by Former Army General Montgomery Meigs (L), Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (2nd R) and Vice-President Dick Cheney, participate in a briefing on the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Task Force held in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington March 11, 2006. Bush said on Saturday he was disappointed and saddened by the arrest of former senior White House aide Claude Allen on theft charges. Department of Defense list the U.S. casualties in Iraq at 2306 with 770 attributed to improvised explosive devices (IED).