“In some ways, we think right now it is probably giving our enemy sustenance,” Conway said of the July 2011 deadline.
Over the weekend our troops in Afghanistan beat back two complex attacks on two of our forward bases by members of The Haqqani Network. A network of fighters that have links with both al-Qaeda and the Taliban as well as the Pakistan ISI agency. They have a foothold in North Waziristan and make that area their headquarters.
The Haqqani Network has been implicated in some of the biggest terror attacks in the Afghan capital city of Kabul, including the January 2008 suicide assault on the Serena hotel, the February 2009 assault on Afghan ministries, and the July 2008 and October 2009 suicide attacks against the Indian embassy.
The al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network lost more than 30 fighters and a commander during the Aug. 28 attack on two US forward operating bases in eastern Afghanistan.Read more at www.floppingaces.net