The Taliban's top military commander was captured in Pakistan, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Tuesday, but the move may not deal a decisive blow to a group putting up fierce resistance to a NATO offensive in Afghanistan. The …
Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan who is seen as a shoo-in to become the next CIA director, appears to have wildly exaggerated the number of Taliban fighters captured last year by padding the totals with …
the departing commander of international troops in Afghanistan Gen. John Campbell confirmed the incident but said no American troops were involved. “I think right now the Afghan forces have a plan to go after that,” he said. The Taliban
The video — the fourth since 24-year-old Bergdahl of Hailey, Idaho, was captured nearly 18 months ago — was ... According to IntelCenter, another man in the video appeared to be the Taliban commander who had once threatened …
During his intensive initial round of media interviews as commander in Afghanistan in August 2010 ... in a 90-day period from May through July, SOF units had captured 1,355 rank-and-file Taliban, killed another 1,031, and killed or …
and rapid response capture-kill missions. From three month-long embeds with US soldiers and Marines, Special Operations units and the DEA, our "War Stories" …
Noori never received any weapons or military training. Noori’s capture came after he, along with several other of the Taliban leadership, surrendered themselves to Northern Alliance Commander General Dostum in November of 2001. …
Gen. Josef Blotz said about 130 middle- to senior-level Taliban insurgents have been killed or captured in the past four months. NATO and U.S. forces are continuing operations as they await the arrival of new commander Gen. David …
If confirmed, Rashid’s capture would be the first major Taliban commander to be captured since the military launched an offensive in neighbouring North Waziristan last month. The army says it will drive Taliban insurgents from their key …
The grizzled Afghan army captain, who jointly commanded the outpost with me, ordered the captured deserter ... a tacit agreement of sorts with the …