• The life of Afghan Gen. Abdul Raziq, whose assassination Thursday was a huge Taliban victory

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Taliban carried out an insider attack on Thursday inside the governor's palace in Kandahar province, killing the provincial intelligence chief, wounding two Americans and barely missing the top US commander in Afghanistan, General Austin "Scott" Miller.
    But the attack also killed Brig. Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar's powerful police chief.
    A fierce Taliban fighter, Raziq, 39, had previously survived several assassination attemps, and was seen as an invaluable US ally, largely credited with pacifying Kandahar province just a few years earlier.
    But he was also a fierce critic of Afghan...
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  • The Taliban just took a shot at America's top general in Afghanistan and barely missed, the latest sign the US is losing the war

    The Taliban just took a shot at America's top general in Afghanistan and barely missed, the latest sign the US is losing the war

    28 days ago - By Chron

    Rafiq Maqbool/AP Photo
    The top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan on Thursday narrowly escaped a bold, deadly insider attack the Taliban claimed responsibility for.
    The Taliban said Gen. Scott Miller was one of the targets of the attack in addition to the country's powerful police chief, but the Pentagon denies this.
    The Trump administration downplaying the significance of the attack, but it's another sign the US is losing the war.
    Gen. Scott Miller, t he top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, on Thursday narrowly escaped a bold, deadly insider attack the Taliban claimed...
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  • The Taliban just took a shot at America's top general in Afghanistan and barely missed, the latest sign the US is losing the war

    The Taliban just took a shot at America's top general in Afghanistan and barely missed, the latest sign the US is losing the war

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    The top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan on Thursday narrowly escaped a bold, deadly insider attack the Taliban claimed responsibility for.
    The Taliban said Gen. Scott Miller was one of the targets of the attack in addition to the country's powerful police chief, but the Pentagon denies this .
    The Trump administration downplaying the significance of the attack, but it's another sign the US is losing the war.
    Gen. Scott Miller, the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, on Thursday narrowly escaped a bold, deadly insider attack the Taliban claimed responsibility for.
    The attack took...
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