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First, take Nuristan: the Taliban's new Afghan plan




Afghans fearful of push to negotiate with Taliban




Taliban onslaught undermines peace effort




Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Logar, Wardak, Khost, Paktika, Nangarhar, Kunduz. Fifteen Taliban fighters reconciled in Herat after their commander was killed. The government officially requested that Pakistan turn over top Taliban commanders in their custody.




Pakistan wants tribal militias in militant hub




Focus of Afghan war is shifting eastward




Family and Taliban scare off actresses in Afghan film




As local militias expand in northern Afghanistan, tales of abuse follow




Secret US and Afghanistan talks could see troops stay for decades




ISAF stresses on continuation of PRTs operations in Afghan provinces




Zarqawi aide returns to Afghanistan to wage jihad for al Qaeda

Salahuddin-al-Maqdisi.jpgSalahuddin al Maqdisi, the brother of Abu Mohammed al Maqdisi and a former aide to slain al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, was released from Iranian custody and has recently returned to Afghanistan.


Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Wardak, Khost, Paktika, Nangarhar, Kunduz, Balkh, Baghlan, Jawzjan, and Sar-i-Pul. The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers in the south. Thirty-five Taliban fighters reconciled in Balkh.




Militants linked to al-Qaeda emboldened in Yemen




How will Afghan women fare in Taliban reconciliation?




Rescue under fire in Sangin




Some police recruits impose 'Islamic tax' on Afghans




Secret US effort aims to help dissidents - report




Obama's secret Afghan exit formula




Insurgents block Kunar-Nuristan Highway




Afghan officials claimed Pakistan will target sanctuaries of Taliban leaders who refuse to engage in peace talks with the Afghan government. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Ghazni, Helmand, Wardak, and Badghis. The Taliban killed two school boys in Paktia.


 
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