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In Afghanistan, US Advisers Train Ally With Armor On




NATO, Taliban joust over state of Afghan war




UK to Extradite Muslim Cleric to US




ISAF data show insurgent attacks down, civilian casualties up

ISAF has released its monthly data trends report for August 2012. ISAF's data show that the number of attacks by insurgents in Afghanistan has decreased slightly this year, by 5 percent when compared to the first eight months of 2011. However, the overall level of violence remains greater than prior to the surge and the number of civilian casualties has increased in recent months.


Students protest profane movie in Kunar




Afghanistan - 'Surrendering' Insurgent Came From Prison, He Says




The Afghan military claimed it killed 49 Taliban fighters in Helmand. Four anti-Taliban militia members and 24 Taliban fighters were killed in clashes in Ghazni. The Taliban released a video detailing some of the planning for the assault on Camp Bastion and kidnapped four tribal leaders in Faryab. The chief of police for Badghis province is accused of raping three policewomen.




Saudi steers citizens away from Syrian jihad




Afghans Take Over Training Responsibility for Border Police




The air force men who fly drones in Afghanistan by remote control




Taliban release video of planning for Camp Bastion assault

Camp-Bastion-Taliban-Map.jpgThe video clip shows a map on a whiteboard that details the location of the security perimeter, aircraft, hangars, and other buildings. Al Qaeda and the Mullah Dadullah Front were likely involved in the assault that destroyed six USMC Harriers.


Thirty-six Taliban fighters and 11 Afghan soldiers were killed in clashes throughout the country. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the east. Three policemen defected to the Taliban in Badghis.




ISAF captures Taliban 'insider attack planners' in Logar




US, Pakistan plan joint effort to boost Taliban talks




Human Rights Group Calls for End to Taliban Deals




Slain Marine commander's actions called heroic




Afghanistan bans Pakistani papers over propaganda




More Norway-Afghanistan corruption claims revealed




Pakistani minister vows better counterterror work with US, but won't talk of tackling Haqqanis




The Taliban killed five civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. Three former Taliban fighters were gunned down in Faryab. President Karzai urged the Taliban not to interfere in an anti-polio vaccination program.


 
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