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Author: Bill Roggio

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

Taliban claims to have captured 2 Afghan districts

While the Taliban's claim of controlling districts in Samangan and Paktika cannot be independently verified, the group has proven to…

Scores of Taliban recruits train at Abu Ubaidah bin Jarrah Training Camp

Scores of Taliban recruits train in broad daylight at the Abu Ubaidah bin Jarrah Training Camp.

Taliban assaults district center south of Kabul

Taliban has been active in the eastern Afghan provinces of Wardak, Paktia, and Ghazni over the past several days and…

Somalia remains ‘a terrorist safe haven,’ State notes

Al Qaeda's branch in East Africa "still maintained control over large portions of the country" and "retained the ability to…

Taliban videos shows fighters occupying base, outposts in Afghan north

Yet again, the Taliban has another propaganda video that shows its fighters occupying a military base and several security outposts…

Taliban claims to shoot down Afghan military helicopter

The Afghan military was either unable or unwilling to secure the crash site and recover the bodies of its soldiers…

Taliban overruns military base in Zabul

The Taliban has released yet another video showing their fighters gathering in the open after overrunning a military base without…

Taliban threatens Sar-i-Pul City, captures district in Jawzjan

The Taliban overran the Kham Ab district center in Jawzjan province in the last 24 hours as the group continues…