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The Gitmo Files: 2 of Afghanistan's most wanted hid leadership roles while in US custody

Two of the Taliban's most senior commanders successfully hid their leadership roles from interrogators and analysts at Guantanamo. Both were subsequently transferred to the custody of the Afghan government but were freed and rejoined the Taliban.


Why was key source on bin Laden's courier freed?




Afghan intelligence officials broke up a Pakistani plot to assassinate the Indian attache in Jalalabad. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, Badghis, Baghlan, Uruzgan, and Paktika. The Taliban killed an ISAF solider in the south.




Taliban show resolve to fight on after bin Laden




Taliban suicide bomber kills 80 at Pakistani Frontier Corps training center

"This was the first revenge for Osama's martyrdom. Wait for bigger attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan," a Pakistani Taliban spokesman said.


US Predators strike again in North Waziristan

The US has stepped up its Predator campaign after a lull in strikes that lasted several months. Today's strike is the fourth in seven days.


Former US ambassador charts new policy course for Pakistan




Security forces accidentally killed a policeman and a woman during a raid in Nangarhar. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, Logar, Wardak, and Badghis. A policeman killed two ISAF soldiers in Helmand. India's prime minister announced $500 million in aid to Afghanistan.




Taliban join the Twitter revolution




Big love: bin Laden's six wives




British military warns it is stretched to capacity




Osama bin Laden's wife: 'I'll stand with you'




What does Bin Laden death mean for Afghan war?




US Predators strike in al Qaeda haven of Datta Khel

Several "foreigners" are said to have been killed in the North Waziristan strike. The US has launched three attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas over the past week.


Taliban leaders aid hunt for al Qaeda, Afghans say




Afghan villagers beat back Taliban assault in the north




The Gitmo Files: (Shocker!) Mullah Omar meets with Pakistan's ISI




Afghan Local Police repelled a Taliban attack in Jawzjan; 17 Taliban fighters and 1 policeman were killed. Three Taliban fghters and two policemen were killed in a clash in Paktika. Security forces captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar.




The Gitmo Files: Recidivist who targets charity workers deemed 'high risk'

Abdul-Hafiz.jpgAbdul Hafiz, a former Guantanamo detainee who quickly rejoined the Taliban after being transferred, had been deemed a "high risk" by US officials less than two years earlier. His insurgency group had been trained by Pakistani military officers to attack Westerners in Afghanistan and had killed an ICRC worker.


Voice of Jihad releases 3-year-old interview with Jalaluddin Haqqani


 
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