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Tag: Taliban

Taliban still intent on ruling Afghanistan after ‘peaceful’ message to US

The Taliban has consistently stated over the past decade that it does not seek to…

Pakistani General talks tough on terrorism, but remains short on action

General Bajwa and Pakistani officials can pontificate all they like about how their country has…

Pakistani Taliban confirms US killed deputy emir in North Waziristan drone strike

Sajna Mehsud was killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan, not in Afghanistan…

Treasury Department sanctions 3 jihadist facilitators based in Pakistan

The US Treasury Department designated three jihadist facilitators who work for Sheikh Aminullah, a key…

US launches airstrikes on Taliban training camps

The camps were used by the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other terrorist groups.

At its Umar Khattab training camp, Taliban trains in the snow

The Taliban previously publicized this training facility in a video that was released in July…

DoD releases Afghan district data, continues to withhold other key information

The district control data shows that the Taliban continues to slowly wrest control of Afghan…

US officials estimate Taliban strength at a minimum of 60,000 fighters

The estimate has tripled from 20,000 a few years ago. However, one US official somehow…