NATO and Afghan forces have captured several Taliban leaders over the past 2 days, including a commander in Khost, an unnamed commander in Helmand and the team responsible for the assassination attempt on a senior tribal leader in Kandahar. Eight Taliban and 5 police were killed after the Taliban attacked a police station in Uruzgan.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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