In Afghanistan, New Insurgent Group Emerges


While the Taliban publicly disavowed the new group, Mullah Dadullah Front, Afghan intelligence officials depicted it as a faction of the Taliban.

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    ... what it considers "good" insurgent groups who ... neighbor, and sowing chaos in Afghanistan, which ... of civilians have been killed, the ...
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  • Taliban insurgency
    The Taliban insurgency began shortly after the group's fall from power following the 2001 war in Afghanistan. The Taliban forces are fighting against the Afghan ...
    12/21/2014 - 9:35 pm | View Website
  • Insurgency Research Group
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  • Afghanistan
    Afghanistan i / æ f ˈ ɡ æ n ɨ s t æ n Dari: افغانستان, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located ...
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  • Afghanistan
    Asia Report N°260, 16 October 2014. Afghanistan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani, inherits a government that is running out of money and losing ground to the insurgency.
    12/19/2014 - 5:13 pm | View Website
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