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The US has suspended combat operations with Afghan forces. ISAF killed an al Qaeda facilitator, an Afghan soldier who killed a US soldier and defected to the Taliban, and more than a dozen insurgents in airstrikes in Kunar. ISAF apologized for an airstrike that killed eight women in Laghman.




US military suspends combat patrols with Afghan forces

The suspension of combined combat patrols by units below the battalion level takes place as green-on-blue attacks continue to spike.


Al Qaeda 'facilitator' killed in Kunar airstrike

Asadullah is the second Afghan member of al Qaeda killed in the past week. He organized and directed attacks, and was behind the Aug. 8 suicide attack in Asadabad that killed three US soldiers and a USAID employee.


Taliban provide some details on Camp Bastion attack




Taliban Raid on NATO Base Inflicted Severe Damage




Tough words from general on Afghan insider attacks




Six Harrier strike aircraft were destroyed and two more were damaged, and three refueling stations were destroyed during the Sept. 14 suicide assault on Camp Bastion. An Afghan policeman killed four ISAF soldiers in Zabul. ISAF captured a Taliban commander who downed a Kiowa attack helicopter in Logar on Sept. 5. ISAF reportedly killed eight civilians in an airstrike in Laghman.




Afghanistan - Experts blame base attack on intelligence failure




ISAF captures Taliban commander behind the downing of US helicopter




6 Harrier jets destroyed, 2 damaged in Taliban assault on Camp Bastion

AV-8B-Harriers-Afghanistan.jpgThe loss of the strike aircraft will impact military operations in the south. The members of the suicide assault team wore US Army uniforms and "appeared to be well equipped, trained and rehearsed," ISAF said.


Afghan police kill 4 more Coalition troops

A policeman killed four ISAF soldiers in Zabul, and was subsequently killed in return fire. Fifteen percent of ISAF's casualties have been caused by green-on-blue attacks.


Pakistan slams US 'pick and choose' policy in Afghanistan




Security forces killed an al Qaeda weapons expert in an airstrike in Paktika. The Taliban killed nine women and three children in an IED attack in Helmand. An Afghan policemen killed an ISAF soldier in the south.




Afghan policeman kills 2 British soldiers in Helmand

The member of the Afghan Local Police was killed after gunning down two British soldiers in Gereshk district. So far this year, 14 percent of ISAF's casualties have been caused by green-on-blue, or insider attacks.


Al Qaeda 'weapons expert' killed in eastern Afghanistan

Taqwa, an Afghan national, directed attacks and funneled IEDs and weapons to insurgents in Paktika province. ISAF has conducted at least 19 raids against al Qaeda's network in Afghanistan since the end of May.


Jihadists killed two ISAF soldiers in a complex assault on Camp Bastion in Helmand; the Taliban breached the wire and damaged military aircraft and buildings. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack the south. Britain may begin withdrawing troops earlier than expected.




Afghanistan - Kunar Residents Seek More Army Presence on Border




Afghan Forces Leading 80 Percent of Operations in East and South: ISAF




The anatomy of an anti-Taliban uprising




The Taliban beheaded two Afghan policemen in Baghlan and killed an ISAF soldier in the east. Anti-Taliban uprisings have been reported in Ghor and Badghs provinces.


 
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