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After The Afghan Pullout, The Dangers For Central Asia




Taliban launch 4 suicide attacks in 3 provinces




Multiple insurgents captured in raid targeting IMU leader

Six Afghan members of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan were captured in Kunduz two days ago. The IMU in Afghanistan continues to take orders from its Pakistan-based leaders.


Unanimous decision: Peace militia formed in South Waziristan




Talk of Peace With Pakistan Taliban Angers Victims




Afghanistan refuses to hand over Maulvi Faqir




Pakistan arrests Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader Malik Ishaq

The al Qaeda-linked leader has dodged numerous murder convictions by killing and intimidating witnesses. The Pakistani government released Ishaq from prison in 2011.


Freed Afghan Taliban fighters return to insurgency




Taliban dismiss UN report on civilian casualties in Afghanistan




Security Transition Driving Troop Casualties Up: Afghan MoD




Pakistan announces operation after bombing, but is it just for show?




Former Taliban emir Faqir Mohammed reported captured by Afghan intel

Faqir, who led the Taliban in Bajaur, is said to have been captured in Nangarhar province.


Taliban insider attack facilitator killed in Kunar

A Taliban operative who was responsible for the death of an American soldier in May 2012 died along with an associate in a precision airstrike in Kunar's Ghaziabad district. ISAF had claimed it killed the operative last September.


Critics worry airstrike ban will hobble Afghan forces ahead of withdrawal of foreign troops




Pakistan Shi'ites demand protection from militants




Renewed Push for Afghans to Make Peace With Taliban




Pakistan faces growing anger over sectarian bombings




Afghan Insurgent Is Killed on US-Led Military Base




Uprising against Taliban gains momentum




US Military Faces Fire as It Pulls Out of Afghanistan