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The triage commander: Gen. John Allen hastily transforming US mission in Afghanistan




In Afghanistan, Spy Balloons Now Part of Landscape




Afghanistan Trip Report IV: Crossing the Salang




Thwarted Attack Highlights Afghan Local Police Force




US Trying to Locate Captured Soldier, Pentagon Says




Afghan women fade from White House focus as exit nears




Family lobbies for soldier to be included in Taliban prisoner swap




P.O.W. Is Focus of Talks on Taliban Prisoner Swap




Another Attack On Pakistan's Dead Poets




Kidnappings threaten Pakistan aid work




Bin Laden docs hint at large al Qaeda presence in Pakistan

Badr Mansoor led just one Pakistani "company," and has been reported to have more than 2,000 fighters under his command. For the last three years, the US government has maintained that al Qaeda has only 300 to 400 operatives in Pakistan and that the network is on the verge of defeat.


Pakistani Taliban proclaim 'jihad' for bin Laden




Afghanistan no longer worst place for mothers: report




Security and stability in Afghanistan: progress and risk

The Department of Defense's semi-annual report on Afghanistan says it is making progress towards security and stability. But progress needs to be considered alongside risks. And risks are high and increasing.


India's PM, Hillary share Pak terror concerns




Taliban behead 2 Pakistani soldiers in North Waziristan




Afghan government slams Taliban spring offensive




Life in captivity: Swiss hostages describe Taliban kidnap ordeal




Secret US program releases high-level insurgents in exchange for pledges of peace




Al Qaeda releases video of American captured in Pakistan

AQ-Warren-Weinstein-video.jpgThe videotape is the first real proof that al Qaeda is holding Warren Weinstein, who was kidnapped in Lahore in August 2011.