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President Karzai rejected a US ultimatum to approve the Bilateral Security Agreement by the end of the year. Security forces killed 12 Taliban fighters during operations in Kabul, Balkh, Wardak, Logar, Nimroz, Kandahar, and Helmand. "Gunmen" kidnapped and then executed two health workers in Helmand.

Analysis: Targeted killing of Haqqani leaders a successful tactic that falls short of an effective strategy

The recent deaths of top Haqqani Network leaders Nasiruddin Haqqani and Ahmad Jan will hurt the organization, but without a comprehensive strategy to fight jihadist groups beyond the tactic of targeted killings, will not lead to its collapse.

President Karzai wants to delay signing the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US until after elections in April 2014. Seven Taliban fighters were killed in an airstrike in Nuristan. The Taliban killed four people in a possible suicide attack in Kandahar. Police captured a teenaged suicide bomber in Khost.

Saboteurs attempting to disrupt Afghanistan's Loya Jirga held with explosives, arms

Afghan political analyst with Taliban links has reportedly escaped

Exclusive: US May Have Let 'Dozens' of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees

Taliban rejects UN report regarding group's casualties

Islamic Association of Students Rallies Opposition to BSA

The Taliban killed seven children in an IED attack in Paktika and four civilians in bombings in Zabul and Kandahar. Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters. The Afghan government is reportedly still balking over the language of the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US.

In Afghanistan, clinic funded by US military closes because of lack of government support

The Taliban beheaded six construction workers in Kandahar, and killed two policemen in an IED attack in Kabul and an ISAF soldier in the south.

Afghan-US BSA talks: rift over raids on civilian house persists

Taliban claim credit for Kabul suicide attack

Yesterday's attack, which targeted the meeting site of the Loya Jirga that will vote on the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US, killed 13 Afghans.

Suicide bomber strikes in Kabul

Afghanistan - Contractor with links to rebels enters US facility

Insurgents in Herat About-Face on Peace, Rejoin Fight After Release

Ansaru leader calls Zawahiri 'our good emir,' praises al Qaeda branches

Abu Usama al Ansari also describes Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar as the "Emir of the Believers." His group, Ansaru, was added to the US' list of terrorist groups on Nov. 13.

A suicide bomber killed two policemen in an attack on a checkpoint in Ghazni. The Taliban killed two more civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. Jalaluddin Haqqani eulogized his son, Nasiruddin. The US canceled a purchase of Russian helicopters for the Afghan Air Force.

Afghanistan: Insurgents in Herat about-face on peace, rejoin fight after release

Haqqani Leader Lived, Died In The Open In Pakistan