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Marjah patrol

ISAF pursues Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan in Afghan north

Special operations teams captured the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's top leader for Afghanistan during a raid in Kunduz. Security forces captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network fighters and commanders in Kandahar, Zabul, Khost, Paktika, Logar, Nangarhar, Badghis, and Faryab. The Taliban killed five border policemen in Kandahar and an ISAF soldier in the east, and torched five NATO fuel trucks in Baghlan.

Source: US departs Pakistan base

US ramps up airdrops to forces in Afghanistan

ISAF captures Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's top commander for Afghanistan

The IMU 's senior leader in Afghanistan served as "a key conduit between the senior IMU leadership in Pakistan and senior Taliban leadership in Afghanistan." He escaped from a Pakistani jail in 2010.

Taliban overrun security outpost, kill 16 Pakistani troops

More than 300 Taliban fighters attacked an outpost in Dir from across the border in Kunar province. The Taliban reportedly beheaded five of the Pakistani troops.

ISAF targets al Qaeda safehouse in Khost

Pakistani Pashtun tribe rises up against extremists

The Taliban killed three policemen in Nangarhar and a French soldier in Kapisa. Special operations teams captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network fighters and commanders in Helmand, Kandahar, Khost, and Logar.

Pakistan - Like army, like nation

How the US military fell in love with 'Three Cups of Tea'

Ethnic militias fuel tensions in northern Afghanistan

Pakistan accuses US of 'negative propaganda'

Mullen: Pakistan's ISI spy agency has 'militant links'

Taliban fan fears of infiltration in Afghan forces

The import and export of suicide bombers

Special operations forces killed 17 Taliban and foreign fighters during a raid in Kunar that targeted an al Qaeda commander. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Zabul, Khost, Paktia, and Wardak. Afghan officials said the suicide bomber who penetrated the Ministry of Defense was not an Afghan soldier. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the east.

17 Taliban, 'foreign fighters' killed during hunt for al Qaeda commander in Kunar

The al Qaeda leader "commands and facilitates insurgents throughout the province and border region, directing weapons acquisition, movement, employment of fighters and equipment to Kunar for attacks against Afghan and Coalition forces."

A tour of COP Margah in Paktika