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Pakistani army begins ground offensive against Taliban




Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive




Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive




Taliban battle to regain areas of key southern province

The Taliban have been fighting in Helmand's Sangin district for the past week, and are said to be in control of many areas.


Taliban Mount Major Assault in Afghanistan




Pakistani military kills local Taliban leader, captures al Qaeda bomb expert

The military said the Taliban commander is known as "Commander Umer" but did not name the al Qaeda explosives expert.


Sudden Taliban attack raises concerns about effectiveness of Afghan army




LeT designation notes group's recent attack in western Afghanistan




Pakistani military claims 257 'terrorists,' no civilians killed in North Waziristan offensive

The Pakistani military claims it has conducted extensive airstrikes without killing a single civilian.


Pakistani forces focus on 'foreigners' in North Waziristan operation




My Search for the Taliban Five




Pakistan launches 'comprehensive operation against foreign and local terrorists' in North Waziristan

Operation Zarb-e-Azb appears to be aimed at the "bad Taliban" and foreign terror groups such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. It is unlikely the Haqqani Network or the Hafiz Gul Bahadar Group will be targeted.


Meet the Sixth Man the Taliban Wanted in the Bergdahl Swap




Afghans ignore Taliban threats and vote again in final test




Taliban Run Into Trouble on Battlefield, but Money Flows Just the Same




Afghans tighten security as Taliban threaten vote




Taliban commander exchanged for Bergdahl coordinated with al Qaeda to attack Northern Alliance the day before 9/11

Mohammad Fazl, one of the five Taliban leaders exchanged for Bowe Bergdahl, played a key role in al Qaeda's military preparations leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.


Drone strike killed Haqqani Network, Afghan Taliban commanders




US launches 2 drone strikes in Pakistan, breaks 6-month lull

Four Uzbeks, two members of the Punjabi Taliban, and 10 "miitants" are said to have been killed in the pair of strikes.


Bergdahl Briefing Fails to Allay Senators' Doubts