Prisoners at a detention centre for terrorists in Jakarta revolt, killing five officers and taking a sixth hostage. Negotiators accept a demand for an audience between the rioters and Aman Abdurrahman, an inmate who is the head of ISIL in the country.
"Occupation of Iraq": Declaring Iraq to be the "central front" in the war against terrorism, President Bush asks Congress for $87 billion to help pay for the reconstruction of Iraq as well as Afghanistan.
War on Terrorism: President Bush, speaking to American Legion veterans convention, defends the Iraq policy, declaring the United States had hit terrorism in overthrowing the government of Saddam Hussein. President Bush vows ""no retreat"" from Iraq. President Bush also states that the United States may carry out other pre-emptive strikes.