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Taliban Spring Offensive

Taliban Announce Start Of Spring Offensive

AP | THOMAS WAGNER | Posted 06.27.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban have announced they will launch their spring offensive on Sunday, signaling plans to step up attacks as the weather ...

Taliban Spring Offensive 'Cowardly and Un-Islamic'

AP | CHRIS BLAKE | Posted 07.07.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government on Monday condemned the recent Taliban announcement of the start of their annual "spring offensive," ...

Taliban Declares Start Of Spring Offensive In Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2011 | World

April 30, 2011 5:32:21 AM KABUL, April 30 (Reuters) - The Taliban declared the start of a spring offensive on Saturday, warning they planned to...

Afghanistan: Taliban Threatens Wave Of Attacks Against US Surge

AP | HEIDI VOGT and NOOR KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — The Taliban vowed Wednesday to launch a wave of attacks in a spring offensive as a surge of American troops arrives in Afghanistan, a th...

On My Way To Afghanistan

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stewart Nusbaumer

The Taliban is about to kick off its annual ritual -- the Spring Offensive. This should be the most violent annual ritual since the Soviets occupied Afghanistan several decades ago.

Taliban Spring Offensive Undermines NATO Stability

Radio Free Europe | Ron Synovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It has become a rite of spring during the last three decades in Afghanistan. After months of cold weather, the spring thaw makes it possible for mili...

Taliban Again Threaten Spring Offensive As Car Bomb Kills At least 8

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KABUL, Afghanistan — A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a farmers' market in southern Afghanistan, killing eight civilians, as the Taliban warned ...