August 2008 Archives

August 31, 2008:

US hits al Qaeda safe house in North Waziristan

Five killed in al Qaeda safe house strike in South Waziristan

August 30, 2008:

Pakistan declares Ramadan cease-fire

Coalition forces target Hezbollah Brigades in Baghdad

August 29, 2008:

Pakistani forces thwart triple suicide bombing attack

August 28, 2008:

Fighting intensifies in Pakistan's Northwest

August 27, 2008:

Senior Special Groups leader captured at Baghdad airport

Pakistani military repels Taliban assault on South Waziristan fort

August 26, 2008:

Eight killed in Islamabad bombing

US diplomat dodges assassination attempt in Peshawar

August 25, 2008:

Al Qaeda-linked Shabaab in control of southern Somalia

August 24, 2008:

Three senior al Qaeda in Iraq leaders captured in Baghdad

August 23, 2008:

Taliban suicide bomber kills 17 in Pakistan's Swat district

August 22, 2008:

US draws down forces as Iraqis stand up security forces

August 21, 2008:

Taliban suicide bombers kill 70 Pakistanis outside a munitions factory

August 20, 2008:

Al Qaeda safe house targeted in South Waziristan strike

Bungled raid in Diyala threatens political developments, military operations

Algeria suffers second straight day of bombings

New Special Groups splinter emerges on Iraqi scene

August 19, 2008:

Taliban suicide bomber strikes at Pakistani hospital, kills 29

FOB Salerno withstands 2-day Taliban onslaught

Taliban kill 10 French troops in Kabul province ambush

Al Qaeda suicide attack hits police center in Algeria

Sons of Iraq patrol recon - building relationships one night at a time

August 18, 2008:

Pakistan's President Musharraf resigns office

August 17, 2008:

US Army creates non-lethal platoon to handle reconstruction as violence subsides

August 16, 2008:

Fighting in Uruzgan kills Taliban commander

Tarmiyah's Sons of Iraq: security for the short term

August 15, 2008:

Iran continues to train Shia terror groups for attacks in Iraq

Iraqi Army beefs up armored forces

Taliban leader in Bajaur rumored killed in Pakistani strikes

August 14, 2008:

Diyala governor survives potential coup d'état, suicide bomber

Sons of Iraq payday - The '$100 Bill Strategy' in action

August 13, 2008:

Suicide attack kills 9 in Lahore

Cross-border strike targets one of the Taliban's 157 training camps in Pakistan's northwest

August 12, 2008:

Bombing on Pakistani Air Force bus kills 13 in Peshawar

Al Qaeda's commander in Afghanistan rumored killed in Pakistan

Coalition forces capture 9 Hezbollah Brigades operatives in Baghdad

August 11, 2008:

The Chai count

August 10, 2008:

Pakistani troops retreat after Taliban onslaught in Bajaur

Taliban "shadow" governor for Uruzgan province arrested

August 9, 2008:

Fighting escalates in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal agency

August 8, 2008:

On the offensive in northern Diyala

Former Guantanamo detainee tied to Hamdan and al Qaeda

August 7, 2008:

Pakistani forces clash with Taliban in Bajaur

August 6, 2008:

Pakistan: A Dangerous Neighbor

The Hamdan Verdict

August 5, 2008:

Afghanistan: Mapping the rising violence

More than 375 suspected al Qaeda fighters detained in Diyala operation

August 4, 2008:

Iraqi Security Forces Order of Battle: August 2008 Update

August 3, 2008:

Al Qaeda's East Africa operations chief escapes raid in Kenya

Al Qaeda confirms WMD expert Abu Khabab killed in South Waziristan strike

In Pictures: US and Iraqis in Tarmiyah

August 2, 2008:

The Haqqani Network: Reign of terror

IED hunters take on insurgency in northern Iraq

August 1, 2008:

Analysis: Reports of Zawahiri's death are based on suspect sources

Pakistani military abandons forts in South Waziristan


LWJ in the news:


More items in the news

LWJ at The Weekly Standard

Pakistan: Mullah Omar is here, but isn't a threat

Al Qaeda affiliate in Somalia attacks medical students

AFP quotes Lashkar-e-Taiba on Swiss minaret ban and "inter-faith harmony"

WSJ: Obama to oppose expansion of Afghan security forces

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