Iraq

Coalition forces killed four al Qaeda operatives and detained 18 during raids in central Iraq. US troops detained an al Qaeda IED facilitator and three suspects in Abu Ghraib. Eight Sunni insurgents were detained in Baghdad. Ansar al Islam claimed responsibility for the attack that killed five US soldiers in Mosul.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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