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TEN INSURGENT BIGWIGS CAPTURED!

ISAF also whacks 22 Insurgents in single firefight
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF captured ten insurgent leaders or facilitators over the last four days, including Haqqani high-profile attack facilitators in Logar and Paktiya provinces, a senior Taliban leader in Helmand province, and a Taliban improvised-explosive device cell leader in Kandahar province.

ISAF also reported that a combined patrol of ANA Special Forces, Afghan Local Police, and ISAF forces killed 22 insurgents in a firefight near Sujja Ahmand village in Ghazni province.

Memorial Day-Observe it at the Top

As Much as Who Died for our Freedom, Remember Who Lives!

By HARRY CROFT, MD and SYDNEY SAVION, EdD

TWO HAQQANI LEADERS WHACKED!

Operation in Paktiya Kills Insurgent Bigwigs
By Harold Hutchison

An ISAF operation in Paktiya province killed two senior Haqqani network leaders. Qari Azzam and Mukhlis were both involved in attacks on ISAF and Afghan forces. Azzam was also involved in coordinating mine and improvised explosive device emplacement in the local area, providing military equipment to insurgents and organizing kidnappings in order to extort money. Mukhlis interacted with high-level Haqqani leaders to provide guidance to insurgents.

STOPPING THE WAR ON TERROR?

In Speech, Obama Announces More Restrictive Drone Policy, Renewed Push to Close Gitmo
By Harold Hutchison

In a major speech, Barack Obama announced changes to American counter-terrorism policy, including a new effort to close down Guantanamo Bay and more restrictive rules of engagement involving the use of UAVs like the Predator.

QARI ADIL BITES THE DUST

Taliban Leader Whacked by ISAF
By Harold Hutchison

Qari Adil was a senior Taliban leader in Jowzjan province who was responsible for illegal tax collection in Jowzjan and Balkh provinces, intimidating local civilians into paying illegitimate fees in order to fund Taliban operations, assassinating multiple village elders who had resisted his extortion activities, and facilitating the movement of weapons and military equipment for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. No longer – ISAF took him out during operations on 21 May.

HELP HONOR KOREAN WAR VETERANS ON THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMISTICE!

Did you know the average age of a veteran of the Korean War, known as “the Forgotten War,” is 81 years old? These proud men and women and their families who served and sacrificed for our country deserve to be recognized and honored for their service. If not now, when?

TWO INSURGENT LEADERS CAPTURED

RC-East Forces Whack Insurgents
By Harold Hutchison

Forces under the command of ISAF captured two insurgent leaders during operations in Afghanistan over the weekend. The captures come in the wake of a 17 May insurgent attack that killed or wounded dozens of Afghan civilians.

RC-EAST FORCES WHACK 35 INSURGENTS!

Two Days of Ops Rack Up The Body Count
By Harold Hutchison

Forces under the command of ISAF’s Regional Command East killed 35 insurgents over the last two days. Thirteen of the insurgents were killed during a single firefight in Nangarhar province. RC-East forces also captured twelve insurgents, disarmed thirteen improvised explosive devices, and discovered a weapons cache.

JALAL BITES THE DUST

ISAF Wounds Second Taliban Leader
By Harold Hutchison

The International Security Assistance Force confirmed that Jalal, a mid-level Taliban leader, was killed during an operation in Kunduz province. Jalal was involved in improvised explosive device, rocket-propelled grenade and small-arms attacks against Afghan and coalition forces.

COMMON SENSE: No Greater Friend...

By Lt. Col. Oliver North

SIX INSURGENT LEADERS NABBED

Three Busy Days for ISAF
By Harold Hutchison

Forces under the command of ISAF captured six insurgent leaders over the last three days. The leaders captured were involved with the Taliban, Haqqani Network, and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. ISAF also confirmed that Wahidullah Khan, a Taliban leader in Kandahar province, was killed during operations over the weekend.

DID A MUSLIM CLERIC DENIGRATE FALLEN SEALS?

Prayer in Arabic Hides Insult
By Harold Hutchison

A Muslim cleric invited to preside over a funeral for fallen members of the elite unit popularly called SEAL Team Six is alleged to have insulted the fallen SEALs during the service.

According to multiple reports, at the service held in Kabul, Afghanistan, the cleric denigrated the SEALs as “infidels who are fodder for the hell fire” while speaking in Arabic. The cleric’s comments came to light in a press conference held by the families of three of the fallen SEALs, who were represented by Larry Klayman.

INSURGENT LEADER KILLED IN BAGHLAN

Khialuddin Lead Taliban, IMU Insurgents
By Harold Hutchison

ISAF confirmed that Khialuddin, an insurgent leader who had ties to the Taliban and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, was killed during operations in Afghanistan earlier this week. ISAF also confirmed the capture of three Taliban leaders and an insurgent facilitator.

Two of the Taliban leaders were captured in Helmand province, and the third Taliban leader was nabbed in Kandahar. The Haqqani Network facilitator was captured in Logar province. The Taliban leaders had all been involved in carrying out attacks.

HEARING UNDERWAY

House Oversight Committee Holds Benghazi Hearing
By Harold Hutchison

The House Oversight Committee is holding a hearing today on the 11 September, 2012 attack on the United States consulate that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

The hearing is currently airing on CSPAN 3, and is also streaming at oversight.house.gov.

Check the SOF Facebook Page for updates.

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