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Taliban behead 2 Pakistani soldiers in North Waziristan




Taliban kill 9 Pakistani troops in North Waziristan ambush




Taliban stronger than before US troop surge: lawmakers




NATO supply routes closure causing massive equipment backlog: US DoD




Taliban announce start of Al Farooq spring offensive

The "Al Farooq Jihadi spring operation" offensive will begin on May 3, and will target foreign and Afghan security forces, Afghan political and government officials, the Afghan High Peace Council, and anti-Taliban militias.


Taliban launch suicide assault in Kabul following Obama's departure

Five Taliban fighters and five civilians were killed in the assault on a civilian compound in the Afghan capital. The attack took place just hours after President Obama reiterated that the US seeks a negotiated settlement with the Taliban to end the war.


Pentagon report paints mixed picture of war in Afghanistan




North Waziristan -- a first-hand account




US drone strike kills 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike is the first in Pakistan in a month. Foreign fighters, likely Arabs and members of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, were reported to have been targeted.


Talks Between US and Pakistan Fail Over Airstrike Apology




Book review: Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan and Afghanistan by Ahmed Rashid




ISAF captures IMU facilitator in Wardak province

The raid took place in the Sayyidabad district, where on Aug. 6, 2011 the Taliban shot down a US Army Chinook helicopter and killed 28 US and Afghan special operations forces, including 17 Navy SEALs.


ISAF targets Haqqani Network commander linked to IMU

The senior Haqqani Network facilitator is linked to the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's leadership cadre in Pakistan and provides support for attacks in Kabul.


Why Afghanistan's intelligence agency has a major blind spot




Multiple Pakistan-Afghanistan border skirmishes in last year




Death of al Qaeda Shura member confirmed by widow

Abu Miqdad al Masri's widow confirmed his death as well as the deaths of two of their sons in a US drone strike in Darpa Danda Khel in North Waziristan on Oct. 14, 2011. The strike took place one day after senior Haqqani Network leader Jan Baz Zadran was killed in the same town.


Taliban, Haqqani factions attack tribal rivals in North Waziristan; 10 dead

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens injured after hundreds of Taliban fighters loyal to Hafiz Gul Bahadur and Sirajuddin Haqqani clashed with local anti-Taliban tribesmen in the Shawa area of North Waziristan.


ISAF targets IMU commander linked to Kabul suicide plots

Coalition and Afghan forces have conducted seven raids against the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan this month.


Afghan plot foiled, 11 tons of explosives seized




Afghanistan militants 'planning huge' attack held in Kabul