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Combat troops to get gay sensitivity training on the Afghan battlefield




US begins withdrawing forces from Kunar's Pech Valley




The US is drawing down forces in the Pech Valley in Kunar. Security forces detained several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Uruzgan, Kandahar, Helmand, Khost, Paktia, and Khost. Afghan officials claim five hunters were killed in an ISAF airstrike in Kapisa.




Army: Gen. Caldwell's Accuser Had No Psy-Ops Training




Pakistan Demands Data on C.I.A. Contractors




Taliban torch NATO tankers, kill 4 drivers in Peshawar

More than 20 Taliban fighters attacked a convoy carrying fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan.


With eye on strike missions, US plans to realign troops in remote Afghan valley




US pulling back in Afghan valley it called vital to war




General Petraeus ordered an investigation into charges that General Caldwell ordered an information campaign against US politicians. Coalition and Afghan forces killed and captured several Taliban, Haqqani Network, and HIG commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, and Khost. A suicide bomber killed three people in Kandahar. ISAF is investigating reports that civilians were killed in Kapisa.




Music and mafia: life under Afghanistan's neo-Taliban




Haqqani Network attack on COP in Khost




US neglected to inform NATO about Afghan Helmand operations




Arab unrest propels Iran as Saudi influence declines




Tension between Petraeus, Afghans over airstrike, children




Pakistan's intelligence ready to split with CIA




Coalition and Afghan forces detained several Taliban fighters in Kandahar. General Caldwell said the Afghan Army loses 32 percent of its forces each year and the police lose 23 percent. The United Nations said that security in Afghanistan is at its lowest in a decade and that the Taliban have expanded operations throughout all of the country.




Bomb dog training




Judge finds Gitmo detainee was no 'Gucci jihadist'

In an opinion released on Feb. 18, a DC district judge denied the habeas corpus petition of Guantanamo detainee Mashour Abdullah Muqbel al Sabri; the decision contradicts earlier district court rulings in important ways. Al Sabri's career demonstrates that there was extensive overlap between Taliban and al Qaeda operations prior to Sept. 11, 2001.


Security forces detained several Taliban, Haqqani Network, and HIG commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Uruzgan, Zabul, Khost, Logar, and Nangarhar. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south.




US oversight of war-zone contractors labeled weak


 
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