Pakistan arrests 2 senior Afghan Taliban – AP


Pakistan has captured two “shadow governors” belonging to Afghanistan’s Taliban movement, an Afghan official said on Thursday. The timing of the reported arrests coincides with the capture of Taliban's second-in-command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Pakistan's Karachi by Pakistani and U.S. agents this month. Mullah Abdul Salam and Mullah Mir Mohammad, respectively the shadow governors […]

Breaking the Taliban


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