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Analysis: The Taliban's 'momentum' has not been broken

President Obama claims that the Taliban's "momentum" has been broken in Afghanistan. Other officials have made similar claims. The Long War Journal has examined several sources that measure the insurgency's capacity for violence and finds that the Taliban's momentum has not been broken. The overall level of violence in Afghanistan today remains worse than prior to the surge.


Al Qaeda operative killed in Kunar airstrike

Abu Saif, a Pakistani national, served as a cross-border facilitator and a conduit between senior al Qaeda leaders in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and was involved in media operations. Two other Pakistanis and a Saudi were also killed.


Pakistan - Taliban threat: Nuclear site in DG Khan cordoned off




Trilateral initiative: Formal talks begin on safe passage for Afghan Taliban




Afghan soldiers fired during insider attacks probe




Taliban Will Not Be Able to Return Without Reconciling: ISAF




Afghan military says it has expelled, arrested 'hundreds' of its troops




Afghanistan - Insurgents among 1,000 inmates freed




Afghanistan - Kapisa Residents Take Fight to the Taliban




NATO chief: rogue Afghan attacks will not hasten pullout




Karzai's choice for Afghan intelligence chief suspected of torture, trafficking




Combined forces arrest Taliban insurgent wanted for deadly 'green-on-blue' attack




Haqqani Behind Wardak Double-Suicide Attack: NATO




Taliban release video of beheaded Pakistani soldiers

TTP-beheading-video-Bajaur-082012.jpg"Mujahideen slit the throats of 11 army-men in light of Shariah Law," the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's spokesman said.


Taliban claim sympathetic Afghan soldier killed Australian troops




Taliban suicide bombers strike in Wardak




Senior al Qaeda leader, facilitator killed in airstrike in Kunar

Abu Walid, also known as Amru Mastur al Ghamrawi, was one of two al Qaeda leaders who were killed in an airstrike in the Watahpur district in Kunar on Aug 3. ISAF launched two airstrikes in Watahpur on Aug. 3.


6 killed in US drone strike in North Waziristan

The strike took place in an area under the control of Taliban leader Hafiz Gul Bahadar, and is the first in a week.


US Seems Set to Brand Haqqanis as Terror Group




Pakistan - Twin cities put on high alert