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Afghanistan: Send less money for drug war, give us more control

Leaders renew vows of support for Afghanistan

President Karzai seeks to receive control of security responsibilities by 2014. Security forces killed and captured three Taliban leaders and an undisclosed number of fighters in Nangarhar, Kandahar, Zabul, Paktika, Kabul, and Kunduz. Combined forces air assaulted into a Taliban safe haven in Kunar. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south and fired rockets at the conference in Kabul. An Afgan Army recruit killed two US civilian in the north.

US hunts wanted Taliban and al Qaeda commander in Kunar

qari-zia-rahman.JPGQari Zia Rahman has allegiance to both the Taliban and al Qaeda. ISAF said he maintained a safe haven in the district of Marawara until a recent operation to secure the region.

Clinton: 'Principal terrorist threat to US emanates from Pakistan'

French FM: France 'delivers what Afghans want'

Two Gitmo detainees transferred to Algeria, Cape Verde

The Defense Department announced the transfer of two Gitmo detainees today. One of the detainees is an IED expert who was a member of Lashkar-e-Taiba and trained al Qaeda operatives. The other allegedly fought at Tora Bora alongside his son, who was also detained at Gitmo.

Security forces killed two Taliban commanders and 20 fighters in an airstrike in Farah. Combined forces also killed and detained several Taliban fighters in Nimroz. The Taliban killed six policemen in Kandahar and two ISAF soldiers in the south.

Joe Biden backtracks on US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Afghanistan plans ambitious vision for the future

Clinton raises pressure on Pakistan to fight militants

US - 'Scary' growth of gangs in war zones

As Clinton visits, Pakistan seals Afghan trade pact

Richard Haass on Afghanistan - time to scale down US ambitions

Afghan govt wants donors to support its priorities

Taliban lay siege to a district in Nuristan

More than 700 Pakistani and Afghan Taliban are assaulting the district center of Barg-e-Matal. The eastern district has switched hands two times this year.

Afghanistan aid spending boost expected to be announced

Coalition forces intercepted memos from Mullah Omar indicating he ordered attacks on civilians. A suicide bomber killed three people in Kabul. The Taliban killed a US soldier in the south. Security forces detained a Taliban facilitator, a sub-commander, and three fighters during raids in Kabul, Kandahar, and Zabul.

US sponsors trial for four detainees in Afghanistan

Unlikely tutor giving military Afghan advice