Monthly Archives: June 2011

New Reality In Mogadishu

More than four months ago I made a blog post about the front lines in Mogadishu.  A lot has changed after that. The TFG and AMISOM have made significant military gains. Most of the gains were made by AMISOM with … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda Leader Fazul Abdullah Killed, Shabab Silent

Fazul, the Comoros national wanted for the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was killed, apparently by luck on early wednesday morning in Ex-Control Afgoi (the road that leads from Mogadishu to Afgoi). He had a … Continue reading

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Shabab Losing Grip Of Mogadishu, Or Are They?

The last week saw AMISOM and the TFG attack on Thursday the Northern part of the frontline, moving from the Defense Ministry and taking the Officers’ House which is next to it. After resting and consolidating their hold on that … Continue reading

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