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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...
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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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...
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...
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 posting gains in northern Afghanistan spiraling out of control with the Taliban making a number of important gains. In...example, a recent visitor reported that the Taliban have set up their own administration rivaling...the least," Dorronsoro said. "The Taliban will move the insurgency to the north...
Outside editorial: Remote Pakistan region takes big step fending off Taliban oppression

...last week toward halting the advance of Taliban fighters and fending off a new era Dir decided they were fed up after a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at a burned houses and killed dozens of Taliban fighters. The Pakistani military, at...
Taliban says it's awaiting US response on captured soldier

...abducted in Afghanistan said Sunday that Taliban leader Mullah Omar's council is waiting...Bergdahl, 23, made public since a Taliban video was released July 18. Maulvi Sangin...commander for eastern Afghanistan, said the Taliban's governing body was awaiting a response...


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