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  • **FILE** Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant group the Haqqani network, speaks Aug. 22, 1998, during an interview in Miram Shah, Pakistan. (Associated Press)

    Pakistan-Haqqani ties threaten to thwart U.S.

    Western officials and analysts say U.S. and U.N. pressure is failing to persuade Pakistan to cut its ties to a terrorist network whose attacks coalition forces fear could complicate the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

  • An Afghan soldier takes position near the building which is occupied by militants in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept. 13, 2011. Taliban insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles at the U.S. Embassy, NATO headquarters and other buildings in the heart of the Afghan capital Tuesday in a brazen attack two days after the United States marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. (Associated Press)

    Haqqani terrorists attack U.S. Embassy in Kabul

    Taliban militants in Afghanistan attacked an area near the U.S. Embassy and NATO headquarters in Kabul with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire on Tuesday — two days after the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

  • Jalaluddin Haqqani

    Haqqani terrorists threaten U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Continued support from Pakistan's military and intelligence agency for a major Islamic terrorist network is hamstringing the Obama administration's efforts to withdraw U.S. troops from neighboring Afghanistan, according to Western officials and analysts.

  • Associated Press
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses U.S. troops while visiting Forward Operating Base Howz-E-Madad in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Dec. 8.

    Afghan report to fault Pakistan safe havens

    The Obama administration will identify Pakistan's continuing support for terrorist havens and the absence of good governance in Afghanistan as key factors that are undermining U.S. and coalition efforts in Afghanistan.

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