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US Plans a Shift to Elite Forces in Afghanistan

The Taliban denied that Mullah Omar sent a letter to President Obama. Civilian casualties have risen to more than 3,000 last year; the Taliban are said to be responsible for 77 percent of civilian deaths. French troops have withdrawn from two camps in Kapisa province.

Al Qaeda operative killed during clashes in Kurram identified

Aslamov-Zaur.jpgAslanov Zaur, an Azeri national and al Qaeda commander, was killed during Pakistani airstrikes in Kurram last week. He likely entered Pakistan with the aid of al Qaeda's support network in Iran.

US withdrawal plan from Afghanistan has not changed

Afghan Troops Should Not Enter Pakistan: Petraeus

Pakistan PM to Meet Qataris on Taliban Office

The Hard Way Out of Afghanistan

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan at highest level in a decade

Afghanistan: 'This terrible war could have ended in a month'

NATO is in disarray after the US announced it would end its combat mission in Afghanistan in 2013, one year early. Security forces captured a dual-hatted Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander in Helmand. The Islamic Jihad Union said it works closely with local Taliban forces.

NATO mulls paying for Afghan forces after 2014

US asks citizens to avoid gatherings in Pakistan

Taliban, Al-Qaeda Sanctuaries in Pakistan: Afghan government spokesman

Pakistan was Aware of US-Taliban Talks, Pakistani Analyst Says

Lashkar-e-Taiba: Terror incorporated

Taliban eat into Afghanistan's core

Why Taliban are so strong in Afghanistan

Taliban modernizing, says former anti-vice enforcer

ISAF captures senior IMU and Taliban military commander

"He represented both the Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan groups and was responsible for coordinating insurgent activities in Badghis and Faryab province," ISAF stated.

Islamic Jihad Union details cooperation with Afghan Taliban

The al Qaeda-linked group claimed its fighters "help the Taliban in northern Afghanistan and provide them with military consultation" and are deployed in the Afghan provinces of Paktia, Paktika, Khost, Ghazni, Kandahar, Helmand, Nuristan, Badakhshan, Kunduz, and Balkh.