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Taliban use females in recent suicide attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Taliban forced an eight-year-old girl to attempt a suicide attack in Afghanistan, and a husband and wife suicide team attacked a police station in Pakistan.


A husband and wife carried out yesterday's suicide attack on a police station in Dera Ismail Khan that killed 10 policemen. Three policemen were wounded in a bombing at a checkpoint in Multan.




Pakistan - Govt to consolidate data about terrorists




A test case for Afghan pullout




Taking a risk with Taliban negotiations, even if the talks are real this time




The Taliban killed seven policemen in an attack on a station in Dera Ismail Khan; five Taliban fighters were also killed. Fifteen Taliban were killed during infighting in Arakzai.




Special operations forces capture 5 al Qaeda operatives in Afghan southeast

The raid took place in Ghazni province. The targeted facilitator operates in Pakistan, plans operations, and shuttles money and fighters into both Afghanistan and Pakistan.


Bin Laden's courier tied to Pakistani-backed terror group

The New York Times reports that Osama bin Laden's courier was found to be in contact with members of Harakat ul Mujahedin (HUM), a terrorist organization long backed by Pakistan's spy agency. Leaked Guantanamo files provide more details about the relationship between HUM and al Qaeda.


Cellphone Offers Clues of Bin Laden's Pakistan Ties




Obama announces rapid drawdown of surge forces from Afghanistan

Ten thousand troops will be withdrawn by the end of the year, and an additional 23,000 troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of the summer of 2012.


Three security personnel and five Taliban fighters were killed during clashes in Khyber and Arakzai. The military is questioning four army majors over possible links to Hizbut Tahrir.




Pakistan: Military strategy and the flight of capital




Pakistani support for military action against militants drops: poll




ISAF captures 'foreign fighter' facilitator in southeastern Afghanistan

"The facilitator assisted in the transfer of Uzbeks and Farsi speaking foreign fighters from Pakistan into Afghanistan to fight for the Taliban," ISAF reported.


In Pakistan, denial is easier than heartbreak




The End of AfPak




Security forces arrested a Brigadier General for links to Hizb-ul-Tahrir. A security official and four Taliban fighters were killed during fighting in South Waziristan.




Afghanistan: US cautioned to take Pakistan along on talks with Taliban




Pakistani Taliban kidnap young girl to turn her into a suicide bomber

The Taliban have used females to carry out three suicide attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan over the past year.


US Predators killed 11 Taliban and Haqqani Network fighters in a strike in Kurram. A suicide bomber killed four people in Peshawar. The Taliban forced a young girl to become a suicide bomber.


 
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