Troop drawdown in the works for Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A U.S. spokesman said military commanders are analyzing the security and reconstruction situation in Iraq to develop plans to draw down U.S. forces in the area.

Bush OKs more Marines for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush has given the OK to send 3,200 more Marines into Afghanistan to help quell rising Taliban violence, it was reported Tuesday.

Iraq to need U.S. security help until 2018

FORT MONROE, Va., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Iraq will require U.S. security assistance for at least another decade, the country's defense minister told military officials at Fort Monroe, Va.

3K Marines may be Afghanistan bound

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The United States might send an additional 3,000 Marines to Afghanistan to reinforce the NATO force trying to contain and mop up Taliban insurgents there.

Pentagon passes vehicle goal in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said it expected to exceed its goal of delivering 1,500 heavily armored vehicles to Iraq as soon as Thursday.

BMD Focus: BMD base games -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- To hear generals and political leaders in Washington and Moscow talk, you would imagine that the proposed U.S. ballistic missile defense base in Poland was already built or about to become operational: None of them on either side bothers to acknowledge that it will almost certainly never be built.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

U.S. wants AP Iraqi photographer charged

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. military is recommending Iraq try an award-winning Iraqi news photographer detained for 18 months for allegedly collaborating with insurgents.

Afghan supply routes under review

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- With the current unrest in Pakistan, the U.S. military is examining contingency plans for supplying American troops in Afghanistan.

Gates postpones Pakistan meetings

BEIJING, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department announced it has postponed bilateral defense consultative meetings with Pakistan after emergency rule was declared in the country.

Gates, Rice discuss contractors

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- In a meeting at the Pentagon Tuesday Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates discussed private contractors in Iraq.

U.S. military watching Turkey-Iraq border

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Three U.S. military sources said Wednesday that U.S. surveillance planes have been monitoring the border between Iraq and Turkey.

British drawdown coordinated with U.S.

BAGHDAD, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Pentagon officials say the recently announced drawdown of British troops in Iraq was a carefully planned strategy between the United States and Britain.

Air Force investigates weapons transfer

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Air Force officials say that an investigation into the alleged improper transfer of weapons from North Dakota to Louisiana will be completed by September 14.

Report suggests scrapping Iraqi police

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A commission established by Congress will recommend purging Iraq’s police force of corrupt officers and Shiite militants suspected in sectarian killings.

Defense Department assigns assessment team

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Concerns raised about unaccounted for weapons for the Iraqi Security Forces have resulted in an assessment team set to travel to Iraq for an investigation.
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Geoff Morrell
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (C) shakes hands with a reporter while walking with Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell (R) as they visit Camp Victory in the green zone of Baghdad, Iraq on September 16, 2008. Secretary Gates is in southwest Asia to meet with Iraqi and Afgan leaders and to preside over the changing of the Commanding General of Multi-National Force Iraq ceremony. (UPI Photo/Jerry Morrison)

Geoff Morrell (born: Australia, 1958) is an Australian film and theatre actor.

Morrell began his career in theatre acting, becoming a founding member of the Theatre South organisation. In 1983, he briefly moved to England, featuring in a number of productions there.

In 1985, he branched into film acting, with a minor role in a telemovie version of Wilde's "Lady Windermere's Fan". Over the next few years, he moved between film and theatre, starring in productions such as Macbeth and King Lear, as well as several supporting roles in films telemovies, mini-series and regular series. These included notable Australian films Blackrock and Oscar And Lucinda. He has had guest roles in the series The Secret Life Of Us, Stingers and Farscape.

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