Ralph Peters exults, appropriately and with the necessary caveats, about the defeat of Islamists in Somalia. The Wall Street Journal editorial page adds more. It appears that we may have killed the mastermind of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam in 1998. There's a fascinating story of how our special operations guys acted there that presumably cannot yet be told. I hope we will hear it someday.
Postmortem on 2006
Here's a report by Paul Mirengoff on a Hoover Institution event presenting a postmortem of the 2006 elections. I attended also; I have to catch a plane and don't have time to blog further, but I may have more to say later.