Akhund was reportedly captured along with Amir Khan Haqqani, a Taliban commander and Abdul Bari, the former Governor of Helmand province, local daily Dawn reported on Friday. He was on America's most wanted list and was a member of …
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 captured …
Talks to decide the future of US involvement in Afghanistan continued last night ... News of the US capture in eastern Afghanistan of a senior Pakistani Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, emerged on Friday. It was described as a "military …
we want to show we are winning this war and the invaders will be either killed or captured like this." It was not clear when the video was made. A man claiming to be a local Taliban commander told AFP in July that the kidnapped soldier had …
... for the Taliban to win this war,” the commander said, according to The Guardian. “The Taliban capturing Kabul is a very distant prospect. Any Taliban leader expecting to be able to capture Kabul is making a grave mistake.” But that doesn’t ...
Capturing the commander The capture of Mullah Baradar in the port city of Karachi gives credence to intelligence reports, described in the Washington press, that, in the face of threats to crack down in Baluchistan, increasing numbers of …
The insurgents also showed off captured weapons of a type frequently used by American special forces. Our correspondent says there were local reports a few weeks ago that a senior Taliban commander in the area was seen with a "foreign …
Ryan Bodge, 366th Security Forces Squadron commander, pins a Commendation Medal on retired military working ... and conflicts.* The Taliban claim they have captured an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service dog "after a …
The capture of the Taliban’s No. 2 leader by CIA ... about the war in Afghanistan because the detention of the key military commander could assist efforts to lure more moderate Taliban away from the insurgency. “He’d be a major loss to the …
The international force in Afghanistan says it has captured a Taliban commander responsible for bringing Pakistani militants across the border to launch attacks. />NATO says combined international and Afghan forces seized the …