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Taliban release video honoring 'Ghazi' who attacked ISAF soldiers, escaped custody

The Taliban video praises rogue Afghan National Army soldier Lambar Khan, who participated in a deadly July 9 "green-on-blue" attack at Kandahar Airfield, as well as a second rogue ANA soldier, Lieutenant Ihasanullah, who helped free Khan from custody a few days later. Both men are seen pledging allegiance to the Taliban.


Afghan soldier kills 2 ISAF troops in latest green-on-blue attack

The two ISAF soldiers were killed in western Afghanistan. So far this year, there have been six such attacks, which account for 13 percent of ISAF's deaths.


Afghan soldier kills 3 ISAF troops in Uruzgan province

In the 10th attack by Afghan security forces on Coalition troops so far this month, an Afghan soldier shot and killed three ISAF troops in the south. The green-on-blue attacks this month have already killed 25 Coalition troops and wounded six more.


ISAF targets IMU commander linked to Kabul suicide plots

Coalition and Afghan forces have conducted seven raids against the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan this month.


ISAF's new plan for Afghanistan

General Allen said in testimony before Congress that US was scaling back its planned operations in Eastern Afghanistan due to reduced forces available.


Afghan soldier and teacher kill 2 ISAF soldiers in south

Afghan security personnel have killed seven ISAF soldiers in the past 10 days, while the Taliban have killed six during the same time period. Already this year, 15 ISAF troops have been killed by Afghan security personnel.


Afghanistan: US strategy changes to match drawdown of forces

In June 2011, President Obama announced a drawdown of US forces in Afghanistan. But no new strategy to accommodate a smaller force was announced. Finally, there might be one.


IMU names 87 'martyrs' killed during past year

Abdullah-Miqdad.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said commanders and fighters from Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Russia, and Germany have been killed during fighting in Afghanistan and Pakistan.


NDS hails death of Taliban leader in Ghazni

Ongoing Afghan security operations in Ghazni province have resulted in the death of one senior Taliban commander and the arrest of a top Taliban financier, according to Afghan authorities.
 
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