Monthly Archives: April 2007


Iraq & the Americas: 3 GEN Gangs Lessons and Prospects

The Baghdad Security Operation Order of Battle: April 30, 2007

The Baghdad Order Of Battle as of April 30, 2007. Click map to view. The city of Baghdad continues to see a drop in sectarian violence attributed to death squads, while suicide car bombings remain al Qaeda’s most deadly tool. After prior week’s car bomb offensive by al Qaeda, which included 11 major suicide attacks […]


A NATO and Afghan forces killed 136 Taliban in a weekend offensive in the Zerkoh Valley of Herat. U.S. forces killed 14 Taliban in Khost. NATO and Afghan forces launched Operation Silicon in the Sangin district of Helmand province.


The Two Sides of Baghdad Barriers – Walls Save Lives But Also Disrupt Flow of Daily Life

Taliban commander Abdullah Mehsud behind Sherpao assassination attempt

Aftermath of the Sherpao suicide bombing. Click to view. Suicide strikes continue to emanate from Pakistan’s tribal region, a Taliban safe haven As the death toll in Saturday’s suicide assassination attempt against Pakistani Interior Minister Aftab Sherpao in his home district in Charsadda has risen to 31 killed, with 15 of the 60 wounded reported […]