Monthly Archives: December 2006

Pakistan

(Pakistan) Militants fire rockets at check-post near Damadola






Iraq

Saddam Hussein was transferred to the Iraqi government and immediately executed by hanging. His last words were “Down with the traitors, the Americans, the spies and the Persians.” Saddam was buried in his home town of Awja, near Tikrit. About 75 Iraqis were killed and 125 wounded during attacks throughout the country, including a large […]


Afghanistan

General Eikenberry expects the Taliban to increase attacks and “will try to attack border security posts, extend their suicide bombings, and attack district centers in groups of 25 to 100 fighters.” Mullah Obaidullah Akhund said Saddam’s execution “will boost the morale of Muslims.” Iran said the US presence in Afghanistan is the source of instability […]


Countdown to Kismayo

The Somalia Battlefield on 12/29/2006. Light blue – Ethiopian & TFG advances. Green – ICU territory. Orange – recent clashes. Click image to view. The Islamic Courts are massing in the south in Kismayo and Ras Kamboni; The Ethiopians are heading southward As the Ethiopian and Transitional Federal Government continue to consolidate their gains in […]