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The rise of Mullah Yaqoob, the Taliban’s new military chief
The selection of such an inexperienced commander has also hinted at possible divisions within the Taliban, which has undergone bitter leadership transitions and growing internal dissent in recent years.
High-profile Taliban spokesman escapes Pakistani detention
Pakistani analysts and experts on militant Islam speculated that Ehsan may have been converted into an asset by the state.
7 never-before-seen artifacts from the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden
The National 9/11 Memorial and Museum's new exhibit, Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden, tells the decades-long story of the hunt for one of the world's most notorious terrorists wsing artifacts from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan in 2011, as well as from the CIA and FBI
Afghan officials tout killing of major Al Qaeda boss in US-backed raid which also left 40 civilians dead
Asim Umar, the chief of Al-Qaeda on the Indian Subcontinent, was killed in a joint U.S.-Afghan raid last month that also killed 40 civilians
US and Taliban peace delegates are both meeting in Pakistan
Both the U.S. and the Taliban are in town to talk with Pakistani officials, but it was not known if the U.S. and Taliban would themselves meet
Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead, White House says
Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation, the White House said on Saturday
Taliban leader’s brother killed in Pakistan bomb blast
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast which took place as the Taliban and the United States are in the final stages of talks on an agreement that would see America withdraw its troops from neighboring Afghanistan.
Trump says he could win the war in Afghanistan quickly, but he doesn’t want to kill millions of people
"I don't want to kill 10 million people. I have plans on Afghanistan that if I wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the Earth. It would be gone. It would be over in – literally in 10 days. And I don't want to do that. I don't want to go that route."
Trump: the US is working with Pakistan to find a way out of the war in Afghanistan
President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war in Afghanistan
New book claims Taliban leader Mullah Omar lived for years near a major US military base in Afghanistan
He lived in hiding just three miles from a major U.S. military base in his home Afghan province of Zabul, said Dam, who says she spent five years interviewing Taliban members for the book.
Pakistan releases captured Indian Air Force pilot amid worst tensions in decades
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian authorities after his jet was shot down over the disputed region of Kashmir earlier this week
The Indian fighter pilot shot down over Pakistan reportedly swallowed sensitive documents before he was captured
Pakistan returned a captured Indian fighter pilot late on Friday, after a dramatic clash between regional rivals that him shot down over the fiercely-contested Kashmir border region
This Indian pilot was shot down and captured in Pakistan. Now he’s the face of the escalating crisis between the countries
A downed Indian fighter pilot who was attacked by a mob and then paraded on video by Pakistan's army has become a social media sensation and a hero in his homeland amid a spiraling crisis between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
India, Pakistan claim to down each other’s jets amid their largest military escalation in decades
India and Pakistan both said they shot down each other's fighter jets on Wednesday, with Pakistan capturing an Indian pilot a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a 1971 war, prompting world powers to urge restraint
The ‘Father Of The Taliban’ Is Now The ‘Dead Father Of The Taliban’
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Radio Free Europe/Radio Free Liberty. Officials and relatives say that Maulana Sami ul-Haq,...
No, President Trump Is Not Purging The Military Of Immigrants
The Department of Defense is strongly disputing a recent article by the Associated Press that suggests the United States Army...
Your Baby Powder Could Be Funding ISIS
According to advocacy group Global Witness, ISIS has managed to transform the moonscape of Afghanistan into huge profits by mining and...
America Will Never Win The War In Afghanistan
According to an in-depth investigation conducted by BBC News reporters in late 2017, the Taliban fully control four percent of Afghanistan’s districts...
Is There A Russian Angle To Trump’s Recent Crackdown On Pakistan?
I suspect that Trump’s pal Putin played a role in the president’s recent tweetdown on Pakistan. My guess is this:...
10 Fatal Flaws In Donald Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
President Trump’s speech on Monday to the soldiers at Fort Myer about his Afghan policy did contain a few good...
Mattis Hasn’t Decided On Number Of US Troops For Afghanistan
U.S. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said Tuesday that the new strategy for Afghanistan will try to replicate “a lot”...
Can Trump Come Up With A Comprehensive Strategy To Save Afghanistan?
The Trump administration is in the final stages of a review of its Afghanistan and Pakistan strategy. There appears to...
Is Gold Star Father Khizr Khan Having International Travel Problems?
Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen Iraq veteran and an outspoken Muslim American who famously traded barbs with then-candidate...
The SEAL Who Says He Killed Bin Laden Is Writing A Book
The Navy SEAL Team Six veteran who gained fame when he went public saying he killed Osama bin Laden has...