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Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...small presence in Afghanistan, where the Taliban are the most powerful militant group and...morale, the morale of Daesh and the Taliban," Khan told the AP, using an acronym...occupation of Afghanistan, then battled the Taliban after they came to power in 1996.Herat...
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A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades for the girls and said they must never lose courage.The 17-year-old Pakistani activist who stood up to the Taliban chastised Jonathan's administration and other countries."Nigerian leaders and the international community have not done...
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Afghan soldier kills one U.S. soldier, wounds two

...responsibility for the assault. In past attacks, Taliban insurgents have been known to wear Afghan...surged in 2012 to become a tactic in the Taliban insurgency. That year, more than 60...Such attacks are sometimes claimed by the Taliban as proof of their infiltration. Others...
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Bergdahl describes Taliban captivity

...he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape...infantry unit. He was held for nearly five years by Taliban militants.Taliban spokesmen could not be immediately reached for comment...
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Demand responsibility from your government

...I awake to news that distresses me. Yesterday, I heard about the slaughter of 100 plus school children in Pakistan by the Taliban. That was followed by the news that the president wants to establish normal relations with the communist country of Cuba...
Malala plotter chosen as Pakistani Taliban chief

...Thursday as the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, nearly a week after a U.S. drone...its attempt to strike a deal with the Taliban to end years of violence.Mullah Fazlullah...unanimously appointed the new leader by the Taliban's leadership council, or shura, after...
The Taliban has a long-term strategy

The Taliban's on-again, off-again approach to...for example, an impostor posing as a top Taliban emissary seeking to initiate a peace process...Hamid Karzai to initiate talks with the Taliban, was blown up by a visitor who concealed...
Rumors of talks with Taliban are premature expended on rumors of talks with the Taliban. If you believe the tales, Afghan Qayum) was talking to Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar's No. 2 man, Mullah...any talks between U.S. officials and Taliban leaders. A third says the United States...
New debate is about bringing Taliban to table

...Afghanistan is all about talking to the Taliban. In London, where nearly 70 countries...tribal assembly that would include the Taliban and would seek "peace and his Afghan problem by selling out to Taliban leader Mullah Omar, or whether Karzai...
Taliban attack trends: Never mind

...longer count and publish the number of Taliban attacks, a statistical measure that it...incorrectly reported a 7 percent drop in Taliban attacks in 2012 compared to 2011. In...statements by allied officials that the Taliban was in steep decline.Anthony Cordesman...


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