Monthly Archives: January 2008

Al Qaeda

US secret service agents found five five letters addressing individual Taliban leaders that were signed and sealed by Osama Bin Laden. An airstrike in North Waziristan targeted al Qaeda leaders Abu Laith al Libi and Abu Obaidah al Masri. Al Qaeda confirmed al Libi has been killed.


US Commanders in Iraq Favor Pause in Troop Cuts


Strategic Design Considerations for Operations in Pakistan™s Tribal Areas


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.


Sadr-Hakim Truce Looks Shaky in Diwaniya