Monthly Archives: May 2011


United States

Two Iraqi nationals living in the US have been indicted on numerous terror-related charges. Waad Ramadan Alwan and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi are also alleged to have played a role in attacks against US forces in Iraq before moving to Bowling Green, Kentucky. Neither is charged with planning attacks within the US.



Pakistan

WikiLeaks: Pakistani intelligence ‘continues to offer support to terrorist groups’




Afghanistan

President Karzai said ISAF will become an “occupying force” if it does not end airstrikes. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, Paktika, and Kunduz. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the east.


Iraq

Police captured the man who is thought to have killed the head of Iraq’s Justice and Accountability Commission. Vice President Adul Abdul Mahdi resigned in protest over the expansion of government.