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Afghans fear US troop drawdown will allow return of Taliban




DC district court denies former Taliban governor's habeas petition

Khirullah-Said-Wali-Khairkhwa.jpgIn a decision released on Thursday, a DC district court denied Mullah Khairullah Khairkhwa's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. The court cited Khairkhwa's clandestine meetings with Iranian officials, among other evidence.


Security forces killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul Khost, Paktika, Laghman, and Balkh. An ISAF helicopter crashed in Zabul; no casualties were reported.




Military Leaders: We Would Have Handled Afghan War Drawdown Differently




Obama's 'mission accomplished' speech on Afghanistan




Karzai surrounding himself with anti-US advisers




Afghan analysis gives high marks to special ops, but not rest of Petraeus campaign




Officials: Petraeus to hand off Afghan command sooner than expected




On Afghanistan drawdown, Obama sides with Gates over Petraeus




Obama announces rapid drawdown of surge forces from Afghanistan

Ten thousand troops will be withdrawn by the end of the year, and an additional 23,000 troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of the summer of 2012.


Obama Won't Use Troops to Save Afghan Hellhole (Drones, Maybe)




US Ambassador Eikenberry tasks Afghan leadership




Fighting ghosts in deadly Afghan theatre




The Taliban killed six Afghan policemen in a suicide attack in Ghazni and an ISAF soldier in the south. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Khost, and Laghman.




Black Hawk hoist




Why Afghan returnees could become Taliban recruits




Afghans worry US will fail them again




ISAF captures 'foreign fighter' facilitator in southeastern Afghanistan

"The facilitator assisted in the transfer of Uzbeks and Farsi speaking foreign fighters from Pakistan into Afghanistan to fight for the Taliban," ISAF reported.


The End of AfPak




A suicide bomber killed two Afghans in Parwan. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south today and two more in the east yesterday. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Khost, Paktia, Paktika, Wardak, and Kunduz.


 
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