Provincial and Central Government

ISW News Roundup - October 27, 2008


U.S. Special Forces have reportedly conducted a raid inside Syrian territory on the border with Iraq.  While U.S. officials have not publically claimed responsibility, sources say U.S. hunter-killer teams trained their sights on Al Qaeda's senior coordinator in Syria, Abu Ghadiya.  For the latest on this operation, see:

New York Times - Syria and Iran Blame U.S. in Blast on Iraq Border, by Katherine Zoepf