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Analysis: Targeted killing of Haqqani leaders a successful tactic that falls short of an effective strategy

The recent deaths of top Haqqani Network leaders Nasiruddin Haqqani and Ahmad Jan will hurt the organization, but without a comprehensive strategy to fight jihadist groups beyond the tactic of targeted killings, will not lead to its collapse.


Pakistan 'strongly condemns' drone strike that killed Haqqani Network leaders




US drone strike kills 3 Haqqani commanders in Pakistan's Hangu district

Three Haqqani Network commanders are reported to have been killed in a drone strike at a seminary in a settled area of Pakistan's northwest that appears to have targeted Sirajuddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani Network. The strike is the first outside of the tribal areas in four years.


Suicide bomber strikes in Kabul




Haqqani Leader Lived, Died In The Open In Pakistan




Haqqani Network emir eulogizes son killed in Pakistan

Jalaluddin Haqqani praises the "martyrdom" of his son, Nasiruddin, and reinforces his group's ties to Mullah Omar and the Afghan Taliban.


Mullah Fazlullah's Rise to Chief of the Pakistani Taliban Complicates Islamabad's Ties With Afghanistan




Afghan Companies With Insurgent Ties Still Receive US Contracts




Afghan Taliban condemn the killing of Nasiruddin Haqqani

The Afghan Taliban's official statement confirms the death of Nasiruddin, reinforces the point that the Haqqani Network is part of the Taliban, and dents the narrative that the Haqqanis operate only in Afghanistan.


Senior Haqqani Network leader killed in Pakistan

naisruddin_i_crop.jpgNasiruddin Haqqani, a senior leader and financier in the al Qaeda-linked Taliban subgroup, is reported to have been killed during a clash in Pakistan.


Afghan Militant Group Faces Unusual Discontent




US drone strike targets head of Pakistani Taliban

Hakeemullah's bodyguard was killed in a strike in North Waziristan that leveled a compound and killed four other "militants." A senior commander is rumored to be among them.


US drone strike kills 3 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike is the first recorded in Pakistan in a month, and took place in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Photo of Mullah Sangeen in coffin published on jihadist forum




Haqqani Network said to name successor to Mullah Sangeen

Bilal Zadran is said to have replaced Mullah Sangeen Zadran, who is thought to have been killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan in early September.


US drones target Haqqani Network in North Waziristan strike

Three Haqqani network fighters were killed in the attack, which took place in the same town where Mullah Sangeen Zadran is rumored to have been killed in another drone strike earlier this month.


US drones kill 7 in North Waziristan strike

The strike is the first in nearly three weeks, and targeted a militant compound in Shawal, a known jumpoff point for jihadists heading to Afghanistan.


BSA a Necessity to Ensure Security in Afghanistan: Brig. Gen. Blackburn




3 al Qaeda operatives reported killed in recent drone strike in Pakistan




Taliban confirm death of Badruddin Haqqani in drone strike last year

Badruddin.jpgThe Taliban, including Mullah Omar, eulogized Badruddin in a video released on their official website. Badruddin was thought to have been killed in a US drone strike in August 2012.