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Security forces killed a Taliban commander and 13 fighters, and detained four commanders and five fighters in Logar, Paktika, Kandahar, Helmand, and Farah. Thirty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Herat. The Taliban killed a Pakistani worker in Kandahar.

Pakistan - Societal perspectives on terrorism

Afghanistan's new great game: The undeclared wars within the war

At Afghan outpost, Marines gone rogue or leading the fight against counterinsurgency?

UPDATE: Four suicide bombers launched coordinated attacks in the provincial capital of Kandahar, killing 35 people and wounding 45 more. Two of the attacks targeted a police headquarters and a prison; the Taliban appeared to be trying to free captives from the jail.

Defusing 139 Taliban bombs was nothing special, says British soldier

Afghanistan's Kandahar hit by suicide bombers, 30 dead

The Taliban killed six civilians in an IED attack in Uruzgan. Coalition and Afghan forces killed a Taliban commander in Helmand, 11 fighters in an airstrike in in Zabul and four more in clashes in Faryab, and detained a Taliban commander and two fighters in Uruzgan. In Badghis, a Taliban fighter was killed in a premature detonation.

White House weighs talks with Taliban after Afghan successes

Karzai in U-turn over elections panel

A titanic power struggle in Kabul

Afghan tribal rivalries bedevil a US plan

President Karzai said Pakistan would get a major role in any upcoming negotiations with the Taliban. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in southern Afghanistan. Coalition and Afghan forces killed a Taliban fighter and captured a Taliban facilitator, a sub-commander, and 12 Taliban fighters in Helmand, Nimroz, Kandahar, Wardak, and Paktika. ISAF denied an airstrike in Kandahar killed 16 civilians.

Taliban may be down, but not out: analysts

In Afghanistan, a push to burnish police's poor reputation

Interview: 'My Life With the Taliban™

The Taliban killed 10 civilians and an ISAF soldier in bombings in Helmand and Kapisa. Coalition and Afghan forces detained a Taliban commander and a sub-commander, and seven fighters during raids in Kabul, Farah, Kandahar, and Nimroz.

Spy chief in Pakistan to stay on another year

British official urges Afghanistan to negotiate with Taliban, other insurgents

Afghanistan does not want 'proxy wars', says Karzai