The Islamic Courts are reported to be advancing north towards the southern part of Galkayo in Puntland. Fighting broke out in the southern town of Bardhere as the ICU attempted to establish control. The TFG claims to have evidence 'foreign fighters' are in Somalia, including Americans, Pakistanis, Afghanis and Indonesians. Kenyan Muslims "strongly condemn ... the US ... [for] putting Somalia and the Union of Islamic courts as another in its axis of evil."
The ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.