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Two Gitmo detainees transferred to Algeria, Cape Verde

The Defense Department announced the transfer of two Gitmo detainees today. One of the detainees is an IED expert who was a member of Lashkar-e-Taiba and trained al Qaeda operatives. The other allegedly fought at Tora Bora alongside his son, who was also detained at Gitmo.


Al Qaeda leaders Ayman al Zawahiri and Anwar al Awlaki released propaganda tapes. Zawahiri said the US will leave Afghanistan and Iraq defeated, while Awlaki said the US would become bogged down in a conflict in Yemen.




Ugandan civil society organizations call for deployment of more troops in Somalia




Richard Haass on Afghanistan - time to scale down US ambitions




Uganda police say Pakistanis among blast suspects




Taliban lay siege to a district in Nuristan

More than 700 Pakistani and Afghan Taliban are assaulting the district center of Barg-e-Matal. The eastern district has switched hands two times this year.


Suicide bombers target anti-al Qaeda Awakening in Iraq

Attacks at headquarters in Baghdad and Al Qaim killed 41 Iraqis. Another Awakening leader was killed in an IED attack in Abu Ghraib.


Afghanistan aid spending boost expected to be announced




Unlikely tutor giving military Afghan advice




Somali militant group built training camps, al Qaeda links




"At your service, Osama" - the African Bin Laden behind the Uganda bombings




US adds Anwar al Awlaki to list of designated terrorists

Awlaki-thumb.jpg Awlaki "has involved himself in every aspect of the supply chain of terrorism -- fundraising for terrorist groups, recruiting and training operatives, and planning and ordering attacks on innocents."


Taliban commander linked to al Qaeda, Iran, killed in US strike in western Afghanistan

Mullah Akhtar and an undisclosed number of Taliban fighters were killed during a combined special operations raid on a training camp used by foreign fighters in Farah. Akhtar is one of several Taliban leaders linked to Iran's Qods Force.


Vigilance in an age of constrained resources




Clinton to visit Pakistan to discuss its crucial Afghan role




Uganda: Request for new Somalia rules of engagement




Pakistan™s role in reconciliation ambiguous: US




US - State department mulls terror designation for Gaza 'aid' ship funder




Disconnecting the dots - The DC circuit court eviscerates a district judge™s habeas ruling on Gitmo detainees




US Predator strike kills 10 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first in 16 days.
 
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