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'Lawrence of Helmand' marine awarded Afghan gallantry medal




Taliban condemn Loya Jirga's endorsement of Afghan-US security deal




Taliban-Linked Provincial Candidates Worry Ghazni Officials




Muzhda Confirms Talks With Taliban




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.


Afghan political analyst with Taliban links has reportedly escaped




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.


Ansarul Muhajideen suicide bomber kills 2 Pakistani troops

The group has claimed three other attacks against Pakistani troops so far this year. A spokesman said today's attack was executed to avenge Hakeemullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike.


Taliban rejects UN report regarding group's casualties




Pakistani extortionists cash in by posing as Taliban




Taliban claim credit for Kabul suicide attack

Yesterday's attack, which targeted the meeting site of the Loya Jirga that will vote on the Bilateral Security Agreement with the US, killed 13 Afghans.


Suicide bomber strikes in Kabul




Afghanistan - Contractor with links to rebels enters US facility




Insurgents in Herat About-Face on Peace, Rejoin Fight After Release




Ansaru leader calls Zawahiri 'our good emir,' praises al Qaeda branches

Abu Usama al Ansari also describes Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar as the "Emir of the Believers." His group, Ansaru, was added to the US' list of terrorist groups on Nov. 13.


Afghanistan: Insurgents in Herat about-face on peace, rejoin fight after release




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 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.