Saturday, May 14, 2011

DTN News: Afghanistan Top Stories / Headlines News Dated May 14, 2011

DTN News: Afghanistan Top Stories / Headlines News Dated May 14, 2011
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - May 14, 2011: Comprehensive daily news related to Afghanistanfor the world of TODAY.
*Comprehensive daily news related to Afghanistan Top Stories / Headlines News for the world of TODAY

Taliban show resolve to fight on after bin Laden

AP - Fri May 13, 11:15 pm ET

A double Taliban suicide attack that killed 66 paramilitary police recruits represented the deadliest terrorist strike in Pakistan since the killing of Osama bin Laden. It sent a strong signal that militants mean to fight on and to try to avenge the al-Qaida leader.

New York Times

The Afghanistan Endgame

Eliminating outside interference is essential to ensuring a stable future for Afghanistan and the region.

May 13, 2011
    U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

    The Department of Defense has identified 1,557 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.

    May 13, 2011
      Indian and Afghanistan Reach Agreement
      Indian and Afghanistan Reach Agreement

      The Indian prime minister’s visit to Kabul was a reminder of how much Pakistan and India are competing for the geopolitical advantage in Afghanistan.

      May 12, 2011
        NATO Raid Kills Afghan Girl, 12
        NATO Raid Kills Afghan Girl, 12

        NATO officials apologized for a raid that also killed the girl’s uncle, who was mistakenly thought to be a Taliban leader.

        May 12, 2011
          In Pakistan, General Balks at U.S. Push

          Despite mounting pressure from the United States, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani seems unlikely to respond to American demands to root out other militant leaders.

          May 12, 2011
            Pictures of the Day: Kosovo and Elsewhere

            Photographs from Kosovo, Afghanistan and Libya.

            May 12, 2011
            MORE ON AFGHANISTAN AND: Afghanistan, Kosovo, Libya
              Demanding Answer From Pakistan
              Demanding Answer From Pakistan

              A true United States-Pakistan partnership must be established to fight terrorism, to advance a reasonable Afghan settlement and to stabilize the region.


              Afghan policeman kills two Nato soldiers

              An Afghan policeman shot dead two soldiers from the US-led Nato coalition, the latest incident of a gunman in uniform targeting foreign personnel, Nato officials said on Friday.

              13 May 2011

              The Taliban joins Twitter

              The Taliban has done away with its traditional contempt for modern technology and embraced microblogging by joining Twitter.

              13 May 2011

              Why the TA deserves the public's support

              It has left the 'weekend warrior’ image far behind and come of age, says John Boyd.

              12 May 2011

              ISAF forces in Afghanistan by numbers: how each country contributes

              Below is a breakdown of each member country of the Afghanistan International Security Assistance Force, in list order with the lowest number of troops first.

              12 May 2011

              David Cameron: begin troop withdrawal from Afghanistan now

              David Cameron has triggered a row with military chiefs by insisting that hundreds of British troops must be withdrawn from Afghanistan within weeks.

              11 May 2011

              The Afghan Mission

              Telegraph view: It would be rash to remove British and other Nato troops from Afghanistan because of Osama bin Laden's demise.

              11 May 2011

              Afghan forces 'beat back major Taliban attack'

              Afghan security forces said on Wednesday they had pushed back a major attack by hundreds of Taliban fighters in a mountainous region in the troubled east of the country.

              11 May 2011

              US to withdraw 70,000 troops from Afghanistan in next three years in favour of special forces

              America would withdraw 70,000 troops from Afghanistan over the next three years and rely increasingly on special forces to lead operations in plans being discussed by the White House.


              Women in Afghanistan: LCpl Sophie Wright

              Lance Corporal Sophie Wright on how she recreates home comforts while serving in the Helmand Province.

              Women in Afghanistan: Captain Abi Bradley

              From washing clothes in a cement mixer to winning over tribal elders, the British army's female soldiers face a particular set of challenges.

              Women in Afghanistan: Sgt Carly Lambert

              A British army soldier describes the difficulty of leaving her three-year-old daughter at home while she works in Helmand Province.

              Marine's view from the frontline

              A member of the same Commando unit as Marine Adam Brown, who was killed on Sunday, gives a frank view from the frontline.

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