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Author: Bill Roggio & Alexandra Gutowski

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

CENTCOM releases some Yemen strike information, but gaps remain

The US military has conducted 27 counterterrorism strikes in Yemen in 2018, but has only…

Taliban control of Afghan districts remains unchanged despite increased US military pressure

The Taliban continue to maintain its grip on half of Afghanistan despite US military's reinvigorated…

US continues to disrupt Shabaab’s attack campaign

In the past six months, US forces have thrice interdicted Shabaab car bombs and prevented…

Afghan mission releases district-level assessments

The Afghanistan watchdog was finally able to release the military's own district-level assessment, allowing for…

US continues to disrupt Shabaab in Jilib, Somalia

The United States attacked al Qaeda's branch in Somalia in the southern town of Jilib,…

US strikes Shabaab in central Somalia

The location of last weekend's strike highlights the geographical range of US operations against Shabaab,…

American forces kill senior al Qaeda leader in Libya

The US military announced that it killed Musa Abu Dawud, a high-ranking al Qaeda in…

US strikes Shabaab south of Somalia’s capital

US forces conducted nine strikes in Somalia this year, all of which have targeted al…