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Report: airstrike killed Taliban shadow governor Sheikh Dost Mohammed

Dost-Mohammed-AJ.jpg One of the most wanted Taliban commanders in eastern Afghanistan, Sheikh Dost Mohammed, was reportedly killed along with two other Taliban leaders in a US airstrike in the Ghaziabad district of Kunar province. The death of Dost Mohammed has been erroneously reported in the past.

The Afghan military and police claimed to have killed 18 Taliban fighters in raids throughout the country. A Kazakh member of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan was captured in Kunduz. ISAF apologized for killing two Afghan boys in Uruzgan.

Spending cuts create challenges for Army

Pakistani clerics endorse suicide bombings, reject proposed peace conference

tahir-ashrafi.jpgThe chairman of Pakistan's Ulema Council said suicide bombings should continue in "occupied" Muslim areas that do not have the atomic bomb. His rhetoric is identical to that of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan.

Wardak Provincial Council Fears Ban on US Forces

The Taliban killed eight policemen and two civilians in an IED attack in Kunar. Security forces killed a senior Haqqani Network attack facilitator in Logar.

Karzai to ISAF: turn over armed groups

Karzai Cannot Offer Govt Positions to Taliban: Muhaqiq

Exclusive interview: A peek into the Afghan Taliban mind

The Taliban killed 10 members of the Afghan Local Police and seven civilians in Ghazni after poisoning them, and killed a civilian in a bombing at a market in Nangarhar. A suicide bomber wounded seven soldiers in an attack in Kabul.

Rockets fired at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan

Kunar Insecurity Hampers Polio Vaccination

ISAF: Oops, Afghan violence didn't decrease in 2012

European Obstruction: NATO Reforms Moving at 'Snail's Pace'

The military claimed that 35 Taliban fighters were killed during an operation in Herat. Ten Taliban fighters reconciled with the government.

Kabul wants security guarantee; US says no

AP Newsbreak: Drop in Taliban attacks incorrect

US adds Mullah Nazir Group, subcommander to terrorism list

After sheltering and supporting al Qaeda for nearly a decade, the South Waziristan-based Mullah Nazir Group and one it its deputy leaders, Commander Malang, have finally been added to the State Department's terrorism list.

The Taliban killed two policemen and four civilians in IED attacks in Helmand and Uruzgan province. ISAF said there is no evidence that US Special Forces are involved in war crimes in Wardak province.

After The Afghan Pullout, The Dangers For Central Asia