Breaking the Taliban

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The capture of a top Taliban commander may mark a crucial turning point in the Afghan war.

Taliban’s Military Chief, Mullah Baradar, Is Captured – NYTimes.com

The Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and American intelligence forces, according to American government officials. The commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is an Afghan described by American officials as the most significant Taliban figure to be detained since the American-led war […]