A document seized by US forces in Balad and a communiqué from al Qaeda in Iraq's leader intercepted by US intelligence paint a bleak picture of the terror group's ability to conduct operations in former strongholds. Al Qaeda in Iraq is threatened by the rise of the Awakening movements spreading throughout Iraq and is forced to change its tactics.
Sunday, February 10, 2008
What's left of Al Qaeda in Iraq?
Bill Roggio has the answer over at The Long War Journal. Al Qaeda in Iraq under pressure in Balad, Anbar is complete with a good map of Al Qaeda's diminished areas.