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'Good Taliban' leader Mullah Nazir killed in US drone strike

Nazir, who has professed his alligiance to al Qaeda, was killed along with several deputies in one of three strikes in North and South Waziristan over the past 24 hours. A separate strike killed Faisal Khan, a Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan commander, and two Uzbeks.

Pakistan - New doctrine: Army identifies 'homegrown militancy' as biggest threat

Obama's pivot to Asia? Middle East will still demand attention in 2013

Afghanistan Sets Preconditions for Accepting Taliban's Qatar Office

Taliban and al Qaeda ally Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said that Britain's Prince Harry is in Afghanistan "to kill innocent Afghans while he is drunk," and said he hid when the Taliban assaulted Camp Bastion last summer. ISAF captured several Taliban commanders and fighters.

US War in Afghanistan Has Echoes of Soviet Experience

The military claimed that 22 Taliban fighters, including 10 Pakistanis, were killed in a 10-day-long operation in Ghazni. Four Afghans were killed after missiles fired from Pakistan struck in Kunar. Two Afghan soldiers attacked Spanish soldiers in Herat; no one was hurt.

ISAF Congratulates Afghan Government on Transition of Security

Afghan troops attack Spanish soldiers on New Year's Eve

Two Afghan soldiers opened fire on Spanish troops; no one was hurt in the attack. There were 44 reported insider, or green-on-blue, attacks in 2012.

Out With The Troops, In With The Afghan Investment?

Afghan-US Pact Ensures Future Security: Sediqi

Afghan Army Deaths on the Rise

In Nigeria, trapped between Islamist radicals and security forces

AP IMPACT: Al-Qaida carves out own country in Mali

ISAF kills 'several' al Qaeda-linked fighters in Kunar raid

The northeastern Afghan province remains a stronghold for al Qaeda despite the surge in US forces. The US conducted 67 raids against al Qaeda and allied groups in Afghanistan in 2012.

The body of a Georgian soldier who has been missing since Dec. 18 has been found; he appears to have been tortured. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the south, and killed one person and destroyed 11 NATO oil tankers in Nangarhar.

A fight for Afghanistan's most famous artifact

Body of missing Georgian soldier found in southern Afghanistan

Daily Times op-ed hits the mark on Pakistani Taliban

Pakistan - EDITORIAL : Taliban diktat