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Al Qaeda's sights on Pakistan, and beyond

US Marines work to secure southern Helmand

Can US troops run McChrystal™s 'soft power™ playbook?

Chinook dropoff

Four policemen were killed and 10 Taliban fighters were killed and wounded in a clash in Baghlan. A senator and his driver were killed in a shootout between his bodyguard and police after the operation. The Taliban killed five civilians in bombings in Helmand and Kandahar. Afghan and Coalition forces killed and detained an undisclosed number of Taliban fighters in Paktia, Zabul, Wardak, and Nangarhar provinces.

Gitmo detainee implicated in Red Cross murder transferred to Afghanistan

The US has released Abdul Hafiz, who was implicated in the kidnapping and murder of Ricardo MunguĂ­a in 2003. Hafiz reportedly "practiced and preached a very extreme interpretation of Islam on the blocks" at Gitmo.

Waliur Rehman Mehsud: South Waziristan Taliban are in Afghanistan

Tora Bora Hindsight?

NATO chief promises to stand by Afghanistan

Less than an Afghan Army

A short-term approach to Afghanistan

Two Afghan soldiers and four Haqqani Network fighters were killed in a clash in Khost. Coalition and Afghan forces killed and detained an undisclosed number of Taliban and Haqqani Network fighters in Khost, Kandahar, Wardak, and Ghazni. Coalition troops accidentally wounded two civilians in Herat. NATO's Secretary-General said there is no time line to withdraw troops.

Afghan forces capture dangerous Taliban commander in Nimroz

Mullah Sher Malang is known to organize suicide attacks and roadside bombings in western Afghanistan. He is a deputy of Mullah Abdullah Zakir, the Taliban's chief of military operations in southern Afghanistan.

Stryker soldiers say commanders failed them

Strykers use LWJ for intel

Mullen updates, changes joint guidance

California National Guard troops help Afghan farmers

Night fire in Khost

Afghan and Coalition forces killed eight Taliban fighters in Helmand, seven in Kunduz, and six more in Ghazni. Four Taliban fighters were killed after they stormed a police building in the city of Gardez in Paktia province. The Taliban destroyed an Afghan Army base near the Pakistani border in Paktia.

US faces hard reality with Pakistan - Pakistan