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Afghanistan - Neighbors' Concerns Irrelevant to BSA Signing: MPs




Angry Pakistan to assess US ties after killing of militant disrupts talks




The Afghan Taliban denounced the US' killing of Pakistani Taliban emir Hakeemullah Mehsud in a drone strike in North Waziristan. Security forces killed a suicide bomber in Khost.




Afghan Taliban denounce 'cowardly US drone attack' that killed Hakeemullah Mehsud

"If America believes that by martyring Mujahideen they will somehow create a void and reach their selfish aims then they are greatly mistaken," the Afghan Taliban also said.


Pakistani Taliban name new emir after Hakeemullah killed in drone strike: report

Khan Said, who is also known as Sajna Mehsud, is said to have been appointed to lead the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan.


Afghanistan probes Taliban execution video of Afghan soldiers




US drone strike kills 3 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike is the first recorded in Pakistan in a month, and took place in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Two Afghan soldiers and a Taliban fighter were killed during clashes in Sar-i-Pul. Security forces captured a suicide bomber in Kandahar. Members of the High Peace Council claimed they would meet with former Taliban deputy Mullah Baradar in Pakistan.




US Disrupts Afghans' Tack on Militants




Afghan Taliban deny opposition to suicide attacks

The Taliban's official spokesman denounced Mawlana Abdul Aziz, who purported to speak for the group, as a fraud. Aziz told the Pakistani media that suicide attacks are "unlawful."


NATO Reduces Scope of Its Afghanistan Plans




The Taliban killed 18 civilians, including 14 women, in an IED attack on a bus transporting people to a wedding in Ghazni, and killed another civilian in a bombing in Kabul. The interior ministry claimed 12 Taliban fighters were killed in operations.




Red Cross Releases Report on Afghanistan




Taliban Mines One of Biggest Threats in Afghanistan: NATO




Former Bagram detainee threatens security in central Afghan province




Security forces killed 13 Taliban fighters during operations in Helmand and two senior Taliban commanders in Wardak. Four Taliban fighters died while planting an IED in Paktika; a civilian was also killed in the blast.




Four military dogs killed in action in Afghanistan




Afghan bomb squads in short supply




The Taliban killed six soldiers in attacks in Jawzjan, Kunar, and Ghazni, and four members of the Afghan Local Police in Badghis. Security forces captured 21 would-be suicide child bombers. The military claimed that 48 Taliban fighters were killed over the past day.




The Effectiveness Of Drone Strikes In Counterinsurgency And Counterterrorism Campaigns


 
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