Friday, April 20, 2012

Afghanistan: Haqqani Militants Launch Increasingly Sophisticated Attacks in Afghanistan

U.S. officials insist that the Pakistan-based Haqqani network was behind coordinated attacks in Kabul and other Afghan cities earlier this week. Analysts say the scale and coordination of the attacks highlight the growing sophistication of the Haqqani network, a militant group with close ties to al-Qaida and the Taliban.