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US troops repel suicide assault on base in eastern Afghanistan

"Some insurgents were able to get inside the perimeter" of Forward Operating Base Salerno, "but they were neutralized," a US military spokesman told LWJ.


4 'militants' killed in latest US drone strike in Pakistan

predator-uav.jpgThe US has struck three times in the past five days in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan.


Afghan Ministry of Education Urges School Attackers to Stop




Taliban, Afghan neighbors could hamper NATO's exit




Iran, Pakistan out to weaken Afghanistan, MPs told




US adds Taliban financier, Haqqani Network operative to terror list

Abdul Baqi Bari has funneled money to both al Qaeda and the Taliban, and has accepted funds from Osama bin Laden. Bakht Gul serves as a top aide to Badruddin Haqqani, and has helped "foreign fighters" enter Afghanistan.


Many will profit if Pakistan reopens NATO supply routes




US lawmakers want Haqqani named terrorist group




P.O.W. Is Focus of Talks on Taliban Prisoner Swap




Pakistani Taliban proclaim 'jihad' for bin Laden




Security and stability in Afghanistan: progress and risk

The Department of Defense's semi-annual report on Afghanistan says it is making progress towards security and stability. But progress needs to be considered alongside risks. And risks are high and increasing.


India's PM, Hillary share Pak terror concerns




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