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US launches first drone strike in Pakistan in 6 weeks

The strike in North Waziristan killed seven people in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network. Senior Taliban commander Waliur Rehman is rumored to have been killed. The program had been put on hold for "political considerations."


ISAF confirm death of senior Haqqani leaders in Paktiya




American killed in US drone strike, US Attorney General says

Jude Kenan Mohammed was the eighth member of Daniel Boyd's terror cell in North Carolina. He traveled to Pakistan in 2008, was arrested, skipped bail, and is thought to have traveled to Pakistan's tribal areas. He may have been killed in a strike in 2011 that occurred in an area controlled by the Haqqani Network.


ISAF targets 'insurgent leader' linked to Haqqanis, Pakistani Taliban, and 'Arabs'

The insurgent leader runs a training camp somewhere along the Afghan-Pakistan border and commands more than 100 fighters, including suicide bombers.


Haqqani Network's Taj Mir Jawad subgroup targeted in raid

Taj Mir Jawad is a co-leader of the Kabul Attack Network, and is a senior commander in the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Suicide bomber kills 17 Pakistani troops in North Waziristan

The suicide bomber rammed a water truck packed with explosives into a camp run by the Pakistani military's Frontier Works Organization.


Afghan forces thwart unprecedented terror plot in Kabul

NDS forces raided a Haqqani Network safe house in eastern Kabul, killing five militants, capturing two others, and seizing a 7,800-kg truck bomb wired for detonation. The bomb's destructive capacity had a radius of nearly one mile, according to Afghan officials.


Analysis: Afghan security vacuum feared along "gateway to Kabul"




Opening Minds and Roads in Pakistan




Facilitating Afghan peace: Pakistan mulls Taliban transfer to Qatar




Pakistani Militant, Price on Head, Lives in Open




Taliban name Mullah Nazir's replacement

Bahwal Khan, the new emir of the Mullah Nazir group, maintains close ties to al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, and a host of terrorist groups, US intelligence officials told The Long War Journal. Additionally, the US intelligence officials denied that the Pakistani government or military aided in the killing of Nazir.


Taliban suicide bomber attacks US base in Khost

An Afghan policeman and two civilians were killed in a blast outside of Forward Operating Base Chapman, which is known to host CIA operations.


Afghanistan: a graveyard of commitments




Notes from Afghanistan




UN Sanctions Unlikely To End Haqqani Safe Haven In Pakistan




Afghan reconciliation: Kabul's top negotiator seeks release of Taliban prisoners




Pakistan urges all Afghan insurgents to pursue peace: Ambassador




No breakthrough in Taliban talks expected before 2014: Afghanistan




Pakistan terror toll fails to stir offensive