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Afghan government's delays hinder recruitment of Taliban defectors

Power shifts on foreign-policy team

Afghan commandos kill 60 Taliban fighters in Faryab

Controversial raid in Takhar sparks deadly protest

Iran could play role in al-Qaida, post-bin Laden

Taliban kill 13 in Nangarhar suicide attack

A suicide bomber killed 13 people in Nangarhar. Afghan troops killed 12 Afghans in Takhar who protested a US raid that targeted an IMU leader and resulted in four insurgents killed. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban, Haqqani Network, and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, Paktika, Logar, Badghis, and Takhar. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south.

The Gitmo Files: An agent of Iran

Hamdullah.pngA leaked threat assessment prepared at Guantanamo describes one current detainee and his father as "Iranian agents." The detainee, Haji Hamidullah, allegedly "murdered 71 people." The leaked file connects several others to Iran, including two members of Hamid Karzai's government.

Trouble ahead in Pakistan's new US phase

Pakistan woos insurgent group

CIA flew stealth drones into Pakistan to monitor bin Laden house

Pakistani troops and NATO helicopters exchanged fire on the border. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, Khost, Nangarhar, Paktika, and Ghazni.

Lawmakers angry with Pakistan warn of cuts in aid

AP sources: Raiders knew mission a one-shot deal

Afghan police sometimes high on drugs, British commander tells inquest

Pakistani troops open fire on ISAF helicopters at Afghan border

Two Pakistani soldiers were wounded. Pakistan claimed that US helicopters had crossed the border and opened fire.

US balks at Pakistani bills

US speeds up direct talks with Taliban

Most Afghans welcome bin Laden death

The Taliban killed four ISAF soldiers in an IED attack in the south and three civilians in a mortar attack in Kunar. Security forces killed and captured scores of Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Khost, Paktia, Wardak, Logar, Baghlan, Balkh, and Faryab. Forty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Takhar.