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Interview - Afghan ex-intel chief says opposed Karzai peace plan

NATO plan ties Afghan economy to growth of forces

Afghan police killed three suicide bombers who attempted to storm a training compound in Kandahar. The Taliban killed 10 ISAF soldiers in southern and eastern Afghanistan and four civilians in Helmand.

Taliban reject peace talks

Super Hornet over Kajaki

Afghan guards suspected of colluding with insurgents

Karzai removes Afghan interior minister and spy chief

Afghanistan: 1st Recon to aid in Marjah fight

The interior minister and the intelligence chief resigned after a Taliban attack on the national peace jirga. An al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander and several of his bodyguards were killed in Farah province. The Taliban killed six Afghans and two British soldiers in attacks in Kunduz, Kandahar, and Helmand; three ISAF soldiers died in a vehicle accident in the south. A suicide bomber killed only himself in Nangarhar.

Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander killed in western Afghanistan

Mullah Akhtar had ties to senior al Qaeda leaders and facilitated the training of Taliban fighters in Iran. He also has ties to Iran's Qods Force.

Russia: World needs to do more for Afghanistan

Officials resign in Afghanistan over attack by militants

President Hamid Karzai orders Afghan prisoner review

Afghan jirga backs call for peace talks with Taliban

Affluent Afghans make their homes in opulent 'poppy palaces'

With US aid, warlord builds an Afghan empire

The national jirga offered the Taliban a peace deal. The Taliban killed two British soldiers in Helmand and a policeman in Kandahar. Coalition and Afghan forces detained a Haqqani Network facilitator and several Taliban and Haqqani fighters during raids in Khost and Farah.

Afghan, Pakistani ministers to meet in Turkey

Taliban reject Afghan jirga demand

Al Qaeda in Iraq is 'broken,' cut off from leaders in Pakistan, says top US general

Odierno-thumb.jpegGeneral Ray Odierno said that Iraqi and US forces have captured or killed 34 of the top 42 al Qaeda in Iraq leaders over the past three months. The terror group is cut off from the senior leadership in Pakistan and Afghanistan and is also having difficulty recruiting.