- The Washington Times - Monday, February 6, 2006

From Defense Department press briefing with Rear Adm. Craig Quigley, July 29, 1999:

Q: So were you planning to tell us about the latest airstrikes in Iraq today:

A: Sure. There were, in the last couple of days, there were instances in both Operation Northern Watch and Southern Watch… In the Northern Watch activity, [Iraqi] anti-aircraft artillery sites in… Mosul fired at coalition aircraft patrolling the Northern No-Fly Zone… In the Southern No-Fly Zone, there were two separate violations in the last couple of days…

Q: Can we get some sort of release on the number of strikes, the number of bombs dropped, the number of targets hit in Iraq since the end of Operation Desert Fox in December?

A:… This is [the number of] coalition responses to Iraqi provocation for all of 1999… Operation Southern Watch, let’s start there. January, 5. February, 12. March, 6. April, 7. May, 4. June, 7. July, 2. Northern Watch: January, 12. February, 8. March, 8. April, 8. May, 10. June, 9. July, 10.

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