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Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

Pakistan Frees Highest-Ranking Taliban Prisoner

AP | KATHY GANNON and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 09.21.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan freed the Afghan Taliban's former deputy leader on Saturday after years of detention in a move that many officials in Islamabad ...

Afghan Officials Meet With Jailed Taliban Leader

AP | HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 10.12.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan government representatives have met with a top-ranking Taliban member in his prison cell in Pakistan, an official sa...

The ICC and Afghanistan: A Moment of Opportunity for Justice

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

The standing and status of the ICC is tested in a country like Afghanistan. Opening up a formal investigation will impeach international troops, including non-parties to the Rome Statute, like the United States.

Is Karzai Ditching the West for the Taliban?

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

The target of Karzai's attack on Obama is thousands of miles away, but his real audience is within his borders. Karzai's trying to improve his image internally, especially with the Taliban.

Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney

AT WAR: US-Led Forces In Afghanistan Are Committing Atrocities, Reporter Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

We are blogging the latest news about America's war in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Email us at AfPak [at] huffingtonpost.com. Follow Nico on Twitter; fo...

How the U.S. Got Played

David Reidy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Reidy

The big winner here is Pakistan -- the country protected its strategic allies, thumbed their noses at Karzai, and even managed to win brownie points from the clueless Americans for the arrest.

Is Karachi the Taliban's New Haven?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Ethnic tensions and their political implications have provided the Taliban and Al-Qaeda with a safe haven in Karachi. The most volatile city of Pakistan has failed to meld into a coherent and stable environment.

Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney

AT WAR: Captured Taliban Leader Reportedly 'Singing Like A Male Canary'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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AT WAR: Pakistan To Give Baradar To Afghans

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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AT WAR: Afghan Offensive 'Aimed To Shape U.S. Opinion On War'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney & Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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AT WAR: NATO Kills 27 Civilians In Afghanistan Attack, Says Afghan Cabinet

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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AT WAR: US Marines Airdropped Into Taliban-Held Territory

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney & Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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AT WAR: More Taliban Leaders Captured

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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We've Caught the Taliban Chief! Can We Go Home Now?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

By handling Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar's arrest well, the U.S. could still make it a turning point towards reconciliation in Afghanistan.

Glenn Beck On Captured Taliban Commander: 'Shoot Him In The Head!' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck had strong words Tuesday morning on the subject of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban commander who was captured in Karachi, Pakistan....

Mullah Baradar's Capture, American Diplomacy, and Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Patrick Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Barry

While the analysis so far on the capture has largely focused on the implications for U.S. operations in Afghanistan, it is just as significant for what it reveals about the U.S.-Pakistan relationship.

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar: Arrest Of Taliban Leader Officially Confirmed By Pakistan

AP | ROHAN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan confirmed for the first time Wednesday that it has the Afghan Taliban's No. 2 leader in custody, and officials said he was ...

Nico Pitney & Nicholas Sabloff

AT WAR: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Taliban Commander, Captured

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney & Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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