Yearly Archives: 2008

Pakistan

India wants to launch air strikes inside Pakistan: McCain



Iraq

Iraq and UK agree to let troops stay until July




Afghanistan

Coalition forces detained eight Haqqani network fighters in Paktia province. A policeman in Herat was arrested for helping the Taliban; 12 others defected. Bulgaria may increase the number of troops in country; 460 Bulgarian soldiers are currently stationed in Afghanistan. China offered Afghanistan $11 million in additional aid.


Iraq

Seventy-six percent of the Sons of Iraq members will be under Iraqi government responsibility by New Year™s Day. Iraqi forces detained five insurgents in northern Iraq. Police detained five wanted men during raids in Dhi Qhar province. Four policemen were wounded in a bombing in Mosul.