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Category: Long War Journal

US strike hits Taliban ‘command and control node’ in Helmand

The Taliban denied that a command center was hit and claimed two civilian homes were…

New reports from Afghanistan give false hopes for peace

As US, European, and Afghan officials cling to the idea that the Taliban will negotiate…

CENTCOM releases some Yemen strike information, but gaps remain

The US military has conducted 27 counterterrorism strikes in Yemen in 2018, but has only…

Taliban overruns second district in Ghazni

Security in Ghazni province has deteriorated rapidly over the past year. Of Ghazni's 19 districts,…

Pentagon spokesperson doubles down on ‘desperate’ Taliban comment

Dana White also denied the Taliban has the initiative and touted the fact that all…

Taliban’s 2018 offensive encompasses all regions of Afghanistan

The Taliban appears to maintain the initiative throughout Afghanistan, while the Afghan military is forced…

State adds Islamic State in the Greater Sahara to terrorist list

Months after killing four US Special Forces soldiers, the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara…

US military kills ‘dual-hatted’ AQIS leader in eastern Afghanistan

Hazrat Abbas served as a leader for both al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent and…