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Haqqani Network/IMU facilitator targeted in Afghan east

The commander "assists the networks with the acquisition, movement and employment [of] foreign fighters, including Iranians."


Suicide bombers killed 10 Afghans, including a prominent tribal leader, in Kunar, and wounded 13 more in Kandahar and Kapisa. The Taliban killed five road workers in Nangarhar and a civilian in Logar. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, Haqqani Network, IMU, and HIG commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Faryab, Khost, Nangarhar, Paktika, Wardak, Logar, and Ghazni.




Interview with NATO Head Rasmussen: 'There is no military solution to the Libya conflict'




Suicide bomber kills pro-government tribal leader, 9 Afghans in Kunar

Haji Malik Zarin led Kunar's High Peace Council. The Taliban denied it carried out the attack.


Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, Haqqani Network, and HIG commanders and fighters in Helmand, Ghazni, Zabul, Khost, Wardak, Logar, Nangarhar, and Jawzjan. The Taliban killed a government official in Helmand and three children in Faryab. Thirty Taliban fighters surrendered to the government.




Afghan peace council urges opening of Taliban office in Turkey




Special ops troops continue to hunt 'mythical' AQ/Taliban creatures in Afghanistan




US troops await Taliban in south Afghan valley




Mountaintop landing




Taliban occupy abandoned US outpost in Kunar

A commander said the Taliban will establish "a permanent base" there, swore allegiance to Mullah Omar, and said his forces will continue to attack US troops until they "reach the gates of America."


Anti-Western messages grow among Afghanistan's imams




ISAF targets Taj Mir Jawad Network in Khost




Taliban try soft power




US, Pakistan intel chiefs aim to rebuild trust




Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Laghman, Baghlan, Paktika, and Sar-i-Pul. A policeman and three Taliban fighters were killed in fighting in Nimroz. The Taliban killed a police officer in Sar-i-Pul and an ISAF soldier in the east. Fifty Taliban fighters renounced violence in Kandahar.




Taliban move in to former US bases in Pech




Insurgents plant mines to prevent destruction of poppy fields




Aggressive Marine tactics thin enemy ranks, alter Taliban tactics




US envoy tries to patch up ties with Pakistan




The most wanted Taliban commanders in Afghanistan

A look at some of the Taliban leaders who are at the top of the special operations groups' target list.
 
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