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ISAF Raids Against al Qaeda and Allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013

30th May 2014 – The Long War Journal

ISAF Raids Against al Qaeda and Allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013

Bill Roggio, Patrick Megahan

One of the arguments used by the Obama administration for a rapid drawdown of US forces in Afghanistan by the end of 2016 is that the US... more...

Analysis & Commentary

14th September 2014 – The Long War Journal

2 al Qaeda Commanders Reported Killed in US Airstrike in Eastern Afghanistan

Bill Roggio

The pair of al Qaeda commanders are said to be members of the Badr Mansoor Group, which was described in one of Osama bin Laden's documents as an al Qaeda "company." more...

10th September 2014 – Quoted by Tim Lister - CNN

Al Qaeda Battles ISIS For Global Jihadist Leadership

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Thomas Joscelyn

One man more interested than most in what President Barack Obama will have to say in his address to the nation Wednesday night is al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. more...

4th September 2014 – The Long War Journal

Taliban Suicide Assault Team Targets NDS Headquarters in Ghazni

Bill Roggio

Fourteen security personnel and 19 heavily armed Taliban fighters were killed and another 154 people were wounded during the coordinated attack. more...

4th September 2014 – Cited by Mirwais Harooni - Reuters

Afghan Forces Hunt Militant Leader Once Welcomed Under Peace Process

Afghan security forces are hunting a senior Islamist militant allowed to settle in the country in 2011 under a government peace plan but who is now leading hundreds of insurgents seeking to overrun the northern province of Kunduz, officials said. more...

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