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President Obama's deal to exchange five Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay for the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has made capturing American soldiers a more alluring goal, according to one Taliban commander. In an anonymous …
News Max · 6/5/2014
WASHINGTON DC, USA – American troops have captured a senior leader of the Pakistani Taliban in a military operation, a US official said Friday, October 11. "I can confirm that US forces did capture...terrorist leader Latif Mehsud in a military operation ...
Rappler · 10/12/2013
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban have captured a district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops struggled to secure for years, in the latest setback for Afghan government forces now largely battling the militants ...
The Business Insider · 7/30/2015
A Taliban commander close to the negotiations over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told TIME Thursday that the deal made to secure Bergdahl’s release has made it more appealing for fighters to capture American soldiers and other …
Time · 6/5/2014
WASHINGTON - The Taliban’s top military commander has been captured in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and US intelligence forces, according to US government officials. The commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is an …
Boston · 2/16/2010
LASHKAR GAH, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban advance in Helmand province that has undermined hopes of a negotiated …
Thomson Reuters Foundation · 8/28/2015
The recent capture of the number two Afghan Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Bahadur in Pakistan is a blow to the Afghan Taliban and their ability to coordinate the insurgency in southern Afghanistan. Bahadur’s arrest will help reestablish Pakistan’s ...
The Foundry · 2/17/2010
Susan Rice, President Obama’s National Security Adviser, who rarely goes on foreign trips unless necessary, was on a one-day visit to Islamabad last Sunday. A recent VOA broadcast said that Rice had always …
Eurasia Review · 12 hours ago
The Islamic State group had ambitious plans for Afghanistan, but Taliban resistance, US drone strikes, and a society less scarred by sectarianism mean the extremists have so far failed to repeat their Middle Eastern …
The Malaysian Insider · 8/28/2015
LASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the US-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents’ their biggest symbolic …
Arab News · 8/28/2015