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Bin Laden advised relocation of some leaders to Afghanistan due to drone strikes in Waziristan

In late 2010, the al Qaeda emir said some of the group's leaders and operatives should relocate from North and South Waziristan to the eastern Afghan provinces of Kunar, Nuristan, Ghazni, and Zabul.


ISAF captures IMU leader in Kunduz

Special operations forces have targeted two different IMU leaders in the Imam Sahib district over the past three days.


Pentagon signals 'acute' problems in Afghanistan, even as US cuts forces




Hundreds pay tribute to bin Laden in Quetta




Pakistan - Death threats for bin Laden demolition man




NATO supply routes closure causing massive equipment backlog: US DoD




Crocker: Kabul "pretty secure city"




Obama's Afghanistan speech: a small view of the war sparked by 9/11




Electioneering President sees end of war in Afghanistan




US-Afghan pact leaves door open for drone strikes




Taliban announce start of Al Farooq spring offensive

The "Al Farooq Jihadi spring operation" offensive will begin on May 3, and will target foreign and Afghan security forces, Afghan political and government officials, the Afghan High Peace Council, and anti-Taliban militias.


Afghanistan - Intelligence Chief Calls on Tribal Elders to Discourage Insurgency




Taliban launch suicide assault in Kabul following Obama's departure

Five Taliban fighters and five civilians were killed in the assault on a civilian compound in the Afghan capital. The attack took place just hours after President Obama reiterated that the US seeks a negotiated settlement with the Taliban to end the war.


Afghan intel confirms death of senior Afghan Taliban leader, possibly 25 others

The NDS chief confirmed that the Taliban executed Maluvi Mohammad Ismail, the former Deputy Military Council Chairman for the Quetta Shura. Twenty-five other senior Afghan Taliban leaders may also have been executed in Quetta, Pakistan for defying orders not to engage in talks with the Afghan government.


Pentagon report paints mixed picture of war in Afghanistan




ISAF captures Taliban leader linked to Musa Qala suicide attack




ISAF targets IMU leader in Kunduz




Bin Laden's last stand: In final months, terrorist leader worried about his legacy




North Waziristan -- a first-hand account




Doubts of victory surface in war on Afghan poppy crops