Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Taliban Accuse US of Haqqani Leadership Arrests
More details are emerging about the arrests of two leading members of the Haqqani Network who were detained in a Persian Gulf country and transferred to the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Afghanistan. The Taliban has released statements accusing the United States of being behind the apprehension of the two Taliban senior leaders. The Taliban believe that American forces in the Gulf region captured the two men and then handed them over to Kabul via the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read more in "Taliban: US Behind Khost Haqqani Arrests", Voice of America, October 18, 2014.