Thursday, October 18, 2007

Enemy Casualty Lists: Week 42

Today, we lack metrics to know if we are winning or losing the global war on terror. Are we capturing, killing or deterring and dissuading more terrorists every day than the madrassas and the radical clerics are recruiting, training and deploying against us?
-October, 2003, SecDef Rumsfeld


Counted Enemy Casualties, IRAQ
Counted Captured: 85; Killed: 20; High-value: 3
Wednesday, October 10, 2007: Captured: 46; Killed: 37
Reconciliation meetings are underway in Muqdadiyah in Diyala province. A four-day operation in the Diyala River Valley resulted in 37 al Qaeda fighters killed and 25 captured. Iraq forces captured 11 al Qaeda operatives in Sinjar and Baghdad. US forces captured 10 insurgents in Adwaniya.
Thursday, October 11, 2007; Killed: 13
Coalition forces killed three al Qaeda operatives "and ten other criminals" during operations in Baghdad.
Saturday, October 13, 2007: Captured: 30; Killed: 4; High value: 1
One al Qaeda operative was killed and 17 detained during raids nationwide. US forces killed six insurgents as they attempted to plant an IED in Mosul. US forces detained 13 insurgents, including a high-value target in North Babil and another in Narhwan.
Sunday, October 14, 2007; High value: 2
Coalition forces killed Abu Duha, an al Qaeda security emir in Mosul. Iraqi troops captured Hamid Kassousa, an al Qaeda emir in Samarra.
Monday, October 15, 2007: Captured: 30; Killed: 3
Three al Qaeda in Iraq operatives were killed and 30 captured during a series of raids in northern and central Iraq over the past several days.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007: Captured: 25
Coalition special forces captured 10 al Qaeda operatives in raids in central Iraq. Twelve insurgents were captured in a raid in Adwaniya, and another three were captured in Salman Pak.
src Bill Roggio - Read - Support


Counted Enemy Casualties, Afghanistan
Counted Captured: 10; Killed: 9; High-value: 0
Thursday, October 11, 2007: Captured: 3; Killed: 8
Kandahar; ZabulEight Taliban fighters were killed and three capture, and four police were wounded in clashes in Kandahar's Zhari district. Coalition forces engaged 10 Taliban fighters in prepared positions in Zabul.
Friday, October 12, 2007: Captured: 2; Killed: 1
Herat Police killed one Taliban and wounded two near Herat in western Afghanistan.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007: Captured: 5
PaktikaUS forces captured five Taliban in Paktika province.
src Bill Roggio - Read - Support

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