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US, Pakistan beginning to look more like enemies




The Taliban killed four French soldiers in a suicide attack in Kapisa, two Afghan soldiers in Helmand, an ISAF soldier in the east, and a tribal leader in Nangarhar. Security forces killed 11 Taliban fighters. General Allen said that ISAF will no longer target homes in airstrikes.




Taliban suicide bomber kills 4 French soldiers

The Taliban claimed credit for the suicide attack. "Foreign fighters" are known to operate in the area.


Afghanistan - No more air airstrikes on civilian houses: Allen




Sar-e Pul Security Chiefs Sacked over Jail Break




Parting Gift for Afghans: A Military McMansion




Fight Isn't Over for Soldiers in Remote Afghanistan




China Shows Interest in Afghan Security, Fearing Taliban Would Help Separatists




Millions of Dollars of US Gear to Combat IEDs Wasted in Pakistan




Dempsey voices Pakistan frustrations over Haqqani network inaction




CIA gets nod to step up drone strikes in Pakistan




Several Taliban fighters and prisoners escaped from a jail in Sar-i-Pul; five people were killed during the jailbreak. Gunmen killed a police commander in Jawzjan. General Allen apologized for the airstrike that accidentally killed civilians in Logar.




Libyan official: US drones seeking jihadists in Libya




NDS arrests senior Taliban leader and 14 others linked to school poisonings

Afghan intelligence officials announced the arrest of 15 suspects in connection to the series of suspected poison attacks against girls' schools in northern Afghanistan. Among those arrested were a Taliban deputy shadow governor and three women.


UN backs probe into US drone civilian casualties in Pakistan




Twenty-six Taliban fighters, four policemen, and a soldier were killed in fighting nationwide. ISAF killed three al Qaeda operatives in an airstrike in Wardak. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south. President Karzai said an ISAF airstrike that reportedly killed 18 civilians and eight Taliban fighters was "unacceptable."




US troops do the "vampire" shift to avoid Afghan sniper




Clinton backs drones after al Qaeda figure killed




ISAF airstrike kills 3 al Qaeda operatives in Afghan east

The airstrike took place in the same district in Wardak province where 38 US and Afghan troops, including Navy SEALs, were killed when their helicopter was shot down in August 2011.


Panetta: US losing patience with Pakistan on militancy


 
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