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February 13, 2015 10:40 am

US Reportedly Stepping Up Raids Against Taliban, Al Qaida Militants

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Fox News – US Special Forces soldiers and their Afghan allies have undertaken an increasing number of night raids targeting Taliban and Al Qaida militants, despite Washington formally declaring an end to combat operations late last year, according to a published report.

The New York Times reports that the increased raids are partially the result of intelligence seized in October of last year, when US and Afghan commandos came upon a laptop computer with files detailing terror operations in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan. Military officials tell the paper that the information in the files could be as significant as what was found on a computer in Usama bin Laden’s Pakistan compound after the terror leader was killed by Navy SEALs in 2011.

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