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Afghanistan

10th April 2015 – The Long War Journal

Haqqani Network Promotes Suicide, IED Attacks, and Ambushes in ‘Caravan of Heroes’

Bill Roggio

The Haqqani Network promoted suicide bombings, IED attacks, and ambushes that targeted Coalition and Afghan forces throughout eastern Afghanistan in a video that was recently released on Voice of Jihad, the official news outlet of the Afghan Taliban. One of the suicide bombers likely was a Uigher from China. more...

Analysis & Commentary

27th April 2015 – The Long War Journal

Taliban Launch Offensive in Northern Afghan Province

Bill Roggio

Thousands of Taliban fighters attacked Afghan forces in the northern province of Kunduz in an effort to seize control of the provincial capital and outlying districts. more...

25th April 2015 – Quoted by Golnaz Esfandiari - RFE/RL

Increasing Number Of Afghans, Pakistanis Killed In Syria Buried In Iran

Ali Alfoneh

An increasing number of Afghans and Pakistanis killed in the fighting in Syria have been buried in Iran in recent months. more...

23rd April 2015 – CNN

CNN Newsroom

Reuel Marc Gerecht

FDD Senior Fellow Reuel Marc Gerecht discusses U.S. counter-terrorism policy more...

22nd April 2015 – The Long War Journal

Afghan Taliban Announces New ‘Spring Operations’

Bill Roggio

The Afghan Taliban announced today that this year’s “spring operations” will begin on April 24, and, like previous years, the main targets will be the “foreign occupiers” and “the stooge regime,” or Afghan government. more...

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