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Afghan Taliban spokesman dodges question on al Qaeda




US drones kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

In the first strike recorded in Pakistan in a month, the US yet again struck at a target in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


US Softens Deadline for Deal to Keep Troops in Afghanistan




America's giant Afghan yard sale




Pakistani military, Taliban clash in North Waziristan after suicide attack

The Pakistani military claimed it killed 33 "militants" in the Mir Ali area, while the Taliban and Ansar al Aseer claimed the military launched reprisal attacks on civilians after a suicide bomber killed five soldiers.


Taliban eulogize Qari Hussain, chief of suicide and international operations

Qari-Hussain-martyr-tape-2.pngQari Hussain is thought to have been been killed in a US drone strike in January 2012. He served as the Taliban's "teacher of suicide bombers" and was involved in the Times Square plot and the suicide attack on the CIA in Afghanistan.


Tribes Should Unite To Support Peace: Afghan Officials




Local Turf-Sharing Accord With the Taliban Raises Alarm in Afghanistan




Have Afghan forces intentionally surrendered turf in Sangin to the Taliban?




In remote Afghan areas, cease-fires catching on




Taliban claim credit for ISAF helo crash in Afghan south




2 Guantanamo detainees transferred to Saudi Arabia

Both detainees were approved for transfer "subject to appropriate security measures" by President Obama's Guantanamo Review Task Force. Previously, Joint Task Force Guantanamo deemed both detainees "high" risks to the US and its allies and recommended that they be retained in US custody.


Frustrated with government, Pakistani man turns to Taliban for help




Political administration not prepared to replace army in Pakistan's tribal agencies




Ordinary Afghans' anxiety about future grows as security deal with US remains in limbo




Ansarul Mujahideen kills 4 Pakistani troops in North Waziristan

The Pakistani terror group has carried out suicide and IED attacks in response to drone strikes that have killed the emirs of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan and the Mullah Nazir Group, as well as a top Haqqani Network leader and members of the Turkistan Islamic Party.


Afghan pullout could reverse gains against al Qaeda, US military chief warns




Analysis: Afghan Taliban say drone strikes are proof US is a 'paper tiger'

The Taliban claim that the US' reliance on drones to target their leaders is not only ineffective, but also is evidence of American decline. The group uses Osama bin Laden's own words to describe the US as a "paper tiger."


Life along the Afghan ring road




Taliban magazine urges jihad - and profiles the Honda 125