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Insider Attacks in Afghanistan Shape the Late Stages of a War




Taliban name Mullah Nazir's replacement

Bahwal Khan, the new emir of the Mullah Nazir group, maintains close ties to al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, and a host of terrorist groups, US intelligence officials told The Long War Journal. Additionally, the US intelligence officials denied that the Pakistani government or military aided in the killing of Nazir.


American missiles kill senior Taliban militant in Pakistan who fought US troops in Afghanistan




High level Afghan intelligence officials visits Pakistan




Afghanistan - Illegal armed groups a security threat: DIAG chief




Afghanistan Faces Uncertain Future




'Good Taliban' leader Mullah Nazir killed in US drone strike

Nazir, who has professed his alligiance to al Qaeda, was killed along with several deputies in one of three strikes in North and South Waziristan over the past 24 hours. A separate strike killed Faisal Khan, a Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan commander, and two Uzbeks.


Pakistan - New doctrine: Army identifies 'homegrown militancy' as biggest threat




Afghanistan Sets Preconditions for Accepting Taliban's Qatar Office




US drone strike kills 5 'militants' in South Waziristan

The remotely piloted Predators or Reapers fired four missiles at a compound in Mullah Nazir's territory. The strike is the first in 2013.


Pakistani Government Offers To Insure Foreign Businessmen




US War in Afghanistan Has Echoes of Soviet Experience




Pakistan - EDITORIAL : Talking to the TTP




Afghan troops attack Spanish soldiers on New Year's Eve

Two Afghan soldiers opened fire on Spanish troops; no one was hurt in the attack. There were 44 reported insider, or green-on-blue, attacks in 2012.


Afghan Army Deaths on the Rise




AP IMPACT: Al-Qaida carves out own country in Mali




ISAF kills 'several' al Qaeda-linked fighters in Kunar raid

The northeastern Afghan province remains a stronghold for al Qaeda despite the surge in US forces. The US conducted 67 raids against al Qaeda and allied groups in Afghanistan in 2012.


A fight for Afghanistan's most famous artifact




Body of missing Georgian soldier found in southern Afghanistan




Daily Times op-ed hits the mark on Pakistani Taliban