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Pakistan Dismisses Allegations of Afghan Taliban Support

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has dismissed a leaked NATO report that accuses it of secretly assisting the Taliban. According to the classified report, Pakistan’s military intelligence agency, the ISI, is supporting the Afghan Taliban, and the insurgents believe victory is inevitable once NATO troops leave in 2014. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry called the report’s findings “frivolous” and said Islamabad […]

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Pakistan Dismisses Allegations of Afghan Taliban Support

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has dismissed a leaked report allegedly authored by the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan that accuses Pakistan of secretly assisting the Taliban. According to a classified report seen by The Times newspaper and the BBC, Pakistan’s military spy agency, the ISI, is supporting the Afghan Taliban, and the insurgents believe victory is inevitable once NATO […]

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Leaked NATO Report: Pakistan Helping Afghan Taliban

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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A leaked report allegedly authored by officials in the international coalition in Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of secretly assisting the Taliban. According to the report seen by The Times newspaper and British Broadcasting Corporation, Pakistan’s military spy agency, the ISI, is supporting the Afghan Taliban, and the insurgents believe victory is inevitable once NATO troops leave […]

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Violence Against Afghan Women Raises Concerns

Posted January 30th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan police are searching for a man they say killed his wife for giving birth to a third daughter, rather than a son he had hoped for. Police in the northern Kunduz province have arrested the victim’s mother-in-law in connection with the murder but the husband fled the scene. Violence and abuse continues to be […]

Afghan Immigrants Found Guilty of Honor Killing in Canada

Posted January 30th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan police are searching for a man they say killed his wife for giving birth to a third daughter, rather than a son he had hoped for. Police in the northern Kunduz province have arrested the victim’s mother-in-law in connection with the murder but the husband fled the scene. Violence and abuse continues to be […]

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US Envoy: Taliban Must Renounce Terrorism to Participate in Talks

Posted January 22nd, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A top U.S. diplomat visiting Afghanistan said Sunday the Taliban must renounce international terrorism and endorse peace initiatives if it wants to participate in negotiations to end the 10-year war. Marc Grossman, the special U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, made the comment after talks with Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin. “I am looking […]

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US Envoy: Taliban Must Renounce Terrorism to Participate in Talks

Posted January 22nd, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A top U.S. diplomat visiting Afghanistan said Sunday the Taliban must renounce international terrorism and endorse peace initiatives if it wants to participate in negotiations to end the 10-year war. Marc Grossman, the special U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, made the comment after talks with Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin. “I am looking […]

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Taliban Must Renounce Terrorism to Participate in Talks

Posted January 22nd, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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A top U.S. diplomat visiting Afghanistan says the Taliban must renounce international terrorism and endorse peace initiatives if it wants to participate in negotiations to end the 10-year war. Marc Grossman, the special U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, spoke Sunday in Kabul, alongside Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin. Grossman endorsed a Taliban move […]

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US Identifies Marines in Urination Video

Posted January 13th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. military officials say they have identified the four Marines seen on video urinating on the bodies of dead Afghan Taliban fighters. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service, heading the main inquiry into the video, has also reportedly questioned two of the men. The four were members of a 1,000-man battalion from Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. […]

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US Trace Marines in Urination Video to Camp LeJeune

Posted January 13th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. investigators believe they have identified and questioned at least two of the four Marines seen on video urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters. Senior Marine officials with knowledge of the investigation say the four were members of a 1,000-man battalion from Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. The battalion recently completed a combat tour […]

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