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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  • Haqqani Leaders Detained in Persian Gulf, Not Inside Afghanistan - Wall Street Journal
    Senior Al Qaeda Member Killed in Afghanistan Near Pakistani Border ... - International Business Times
    10/19/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
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    Spain, United Kingdom, Afghanistan, Pakistan ... that excessive group cohesiveness leads to group ... Competition among terrorist or insurgent ...
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    Sandra Fluke and NOW ignore the real "War on Women" in Muslim ... -
    10/19/2014 - 8:10 am | View Link
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    ... force operation and an insurgent ambush killed 10 people across Afghanistan, officials said ... ministries and governorships for his ethnic ...
    10/18/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
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  • Haqqani Leaders Detained in Persian Gulf, Not Inside Afghanistan
    Members of the Afghan Taliban, including the Haqqanis, have long moved relatively freely in Qatar, which in the past has mediated between the U.S. and the militant group. The arrest of the two Haqqani leaders last week, however, may indicate that is changing.
    10/19/2014 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • Key al-Qaeda leader killed in Afghanistan
    This is while three days ago, the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) arrested two top leaders of the Haqqani Network, Anas Haqqani and Hafiz Rashid, marking a major blow to the insurgent group. Anas, the stepbrother of Sarajudin Haqqani, had a ...
    10/19/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Afghanistan Captures 2 Haqqani Commanders
    The detainees include a son of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of the insurgent group that U.S. and Afghan authorities believe operates from bases in neighboring Pakistan. Afghan authorities have identified the two men as Anas Haqqani and Hafiz Rashid ...
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  • Insurgent attacks kill 10 across Afghanistan
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  • 2nd LD Writethru: Shootout leaves 18 police injured in Afghanistan
    The Taliban insurgent group claimed the responsibility for the incident. Zabiullah Mujahid, a purported spokesman for the Taliban, told local media from unknown location that two Taliban fighters launched the shooting, killing several policemen.
    10/12/2014 - 12:21 am | View Link
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  • Afghanistan
    Afghanistan i / æ f ˈ ɡ æ n ɨ s t æ n Persian: افغانستان, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country ...
    10/20/2014 - 1:09 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    10/19/2014 - 7:32 pm | View Website
  • Insurgency Research Group
    IRG member David Ucko has a paper published in the October edition of the Conflict, Security & Development journal, entitled Militias, Tribes and Insurgents: The ...
    10/19/2014 - 4:05 pm | View Website
  • Punjabi Taliban to Increase Insurgency in Afghanistan
    The Punjabi Taliban in Pakistan has said that the group will shift its focus to Afghanistan and fight the enemies of Islam on Afghan soil.
    10/19/2014 - 2:03 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    10/18/2014 - 3:44 pm | View Website
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