Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Another Taliban Leader Captured in Pakistan

On the heels of the capture of Mullah Baradar, another one caught:
Another leader of the Afghan Taliban has been captured by authorities in Pakistan working in partnership with U.S. intelligence officials. Taliban sources in the region and a counterterrorism officials in Washington have identified the detained insurgent leader as Mullah Abdul Salam, described as the Taliban movement's "shadow governor" of Afghanistan's Kunduz province. Read more at Newsweek