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Afghan MOI Downplays Security Forces Joining Insurgents




Taliban suicide bomber kills 5 civilians in attack on ISAF convoy




Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander targeted in Kunar raid

In 2012 there were 16 reported raids against al Qaeda operatives and affiliates in Kunar province. Yesterday's raid was the first such operation in the province this year.


US adds wanted Saudi al Qaeda leader to terrorism list

Ahmed Abdullah Saleh al Khazmari al Zahrani, who is better known as Abu Maryam al Zahrani, is thought to be based in Pakistan and has been spotted in Iran.


The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the east, a policeman in Herat, and a doctor in Helmand. Five policemen were arrested after beating shopkeepers in Parwan.




Civil Society Activists Fear Afghan Exodus




Map: The countries most at risk for a coup in 2013




New Threat Seen in Afghan Pullout




Omar Khadr's lawyers step down




Pakistani forces set posts on Afghan soil




Algeria Attack Shows Reach of Militants




Security Failures Incite Concern for Afghan Future




Afghanistan - Batikot insecurity lingers despite operation




British Fears for Pakistan Linked to Nuclear Weapons: Analyst




Ivory Coast Leader: 'Germany Should Also Send Troops to Mali'




Taliban suicide assault team attacks police headquarters in Kabul

Three policemen and all five members of the suicide assault team were killed during an eight-hour-long firefight. The Taliban claimed credit for the attack.


Terror Threat Prompts US Rethink on Africa




CIA drone strikes will get pass in counterterrorism 'playbook,' officials say




Two suicide bombers in Herat killed only themselves in a premature detonation. Special operations forces killed or captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Khost, and Nangarhar. Afghan troops suffered a 124% increase in casualties due to IEDs, while the number of Coalition casualties has dropped by half.




The Taliban denied that they participated in peace talks with the Afghan government in Dubai. Pakistan said it would free all Afghan Taliban prisoners, including Mullah Baradar, who attempted to negotiate with the government in 2010.


 
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