Friday, November 30, 2007

Enemy Casualty Lists: Week 48

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
3rd of 101st on Patrol South of Baghdad (triangle of death)
BAGHDAD - Iraqi troops arrested the son of a leading Sunni politician and dozens of his associates after a car bomb was discovered near his compound and keys to the vehicle were found on one of his bodyguards, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Friday.


Counted Enemy Casualties, IRAQ
Counted Captured: 299; Killed: 26; High-value: 13
Thursday, November 22, 2007: Captured: 18; Killed: 20
BaghdadThe Iraqi Army and police killed 19 al Qaeda fighters in an operation in Diyala. Coalition forces killed one al Qaeda operative and detained 10 during operations in central and northern Iraq. Iraqi police detained eight insurgents in Baghdad.
Friday, November 23, 2007: Captured: 45
Diyala: Ad Diwaniyah; Kirkuk; SamarraCoalition forces captured seven members of an al Qaeda propaganda cell in in Samarra. An Iraqi Emergency Response Unit detained five extremists during an north of Diwaniyah. US and Iraqi forces captured 33 insurgents near Kirkuk.
Saturday, November 24, 2007: Captured: 75; Killed: 9; High value: 2
Baghdad; Balad; Kirkuk; SamarraIraqi security forces launched operations in Kirkuk and Samarra; fifty al Qaeda fighters have been captured. Iraqi Security Forces killed eight insurgents and detained 14 in Baghdad. Coalition forces killed one al Qaeda operative and detained 10 during operations central and northern Iraq. Iraqi Forces detained an IED maker and an al Qaeda in Iraq mortar specialist during raids near Balad.
Sunday, November 25, 2007: Captured: 58; Killed: 10; High value: 2
Baghdad; Samarra; Diyala: KhalisCoalition forces killed 10 al Qaeda operatives and captured eight during operations north of Samarra; another 24 operatives were capured during raids on al Qaeda's media, courier, and foreign fighter networks. Coalition forces captured Special Groups leaders in Khalis and Ar Rashidiyah. Iraqi Security Forces detained 21 insurgents and defused 11 roadside bombs in Baghdad. A Diyala tribal council captured five al Qaeda fighters in Rasoul.
Monday, November 26, 2007: Captured: 16; High value: 3
Diyala: Ad DiwaniyahCoalition forces detained 10 al Qaeda operatives during raids along the Tigris River Valley in Iraq. Iraqi Forces detained an al Qaeda commander and two Special Groups operatives and found 18 IEDs during three separate operations; three more Shia extremists were arrested in Diwaniyah.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007: Captured: 28; Killed: 3; High value: 3
Kirkuk; MosulTwenty-eight al Qaeda fighters were captured in Kirkuk. US forces killed a senior al Qaeda leader in Mosul and two al Qaeda leaders north of Baiji.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007: Captured: 39; High value: 2
Diyala: Ad Diwaniyah; Baghdad; Kirkuk; SamarraCoalition forces captured 12 al Qaeda operatives identified two senior al Qaeda leaders killed in Kirkuk and Samarra earlier this year. Iraqi Security Forces captured an al Qaeda cell leader in Al Saker and 18 fighters in Kirkuk; another three were captured in Baghdad. Five Mahdi Army fighters were captured in Diwaniyah along with a large weapons cache.
src Bill Roggio - Read - Support


Counted Enemy Casualties, Afghanistan
Counted Captured: 25; Killed: 99; High-value: 1

Friday, November 23, 2007
GhazniISAF forces killed several extremists and captured two while targeting a foreign fighter facilitation cell in the Nawa district of Ghazni province.
Saturday, November 24, 2007: Captured: 6; Killed: 11
Kapisa; ZabulAfghan Army commandos killed six Taliban fighters and captured six during an operation in the Tagab Valley of Kapisa Province. Coalition forces captured five Taliban during an operation targeting weapons smugglers in Zabul Province.
Sunday, November 25, 2007: Captured: 12; Killed: 76
PaktiaCoalition airstrikes killed 76 Taliban fighters as they massed near the Pakistani border in the Patan and Chauni regions in Paktia province; Afghan forces captured an additional 12.
Monday, November 26, 2007; Killed: 11
GhazniEleven Taliban, including two commanders, and one policemen were killed in fighting in Ghazni province.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007: Captured: 7
PaktiaAfghan commandos captured seven Taliban during an operation in Zormat district in Paktia province.
Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Afghan National Security Forces destroyed a weapons cache in the Sherzad District in Nangahar Province.
Thursday, November 29, 2007; Killed: 1; High value: 1

ISAF states it targeted and killed a Taliban commander, not construction workers during a strike in Nuristan.
src Bill Roggio - Read - Support

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