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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




Al Qaeda names new emir for Pakistan: report




Afghan Taliban deny holding new talks with US




Think Again: Al Qaeda




Pakistani, Saudi fighters killed in Helmand operation




Bin Laden files show al-Qaida and Taliban leaders in close contact




German jihadist killed by US in March drone strike

Samir H., a known "Islamist" from Aachen, is said to have been killed in the March 9 strike in Makeen in South Waziristan.


US drone strike kills 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike is the first in Pakistan in a month. Foreign fighters, likely Arabs and members of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, were reported to have been targeted.