Monthly Archives: March 2006

Springtime in Afghanistan

The Taliban’s Spring Offensive has been sprung; in Pakistan, the Taliban squashes a local festival, “miscreants” abound and an ally of Osama is kidnapped and beaten

Powerplay II

A response to Belmont Club on the political situation in Iraq, and SCIRI the Kingmaker

Iraqi Army & al Qaeda Offensives

The Iraqi Army conducts an independent another independent operation in Zarqawi’s former “Islamic Republic of Qaim”; AQIZ conducts multiple suicide operations

Inside the UIA

More reports of possible divisions between SCIRI and Jaafari’s Dawa party, and the greater game with Iran


Jaafari’s allies denounce the Hayy Ur raid while MNF-I disputes the allegations of an unjustified assault