12.02.2012 [DigitalJournal.com] - Davis notes his time in the mountains of Kunar province, located near the Pakistan border, Afghan police in that area “rarely leave the cover of checkpoints,” allowing the Taliban to “literally run free.” Summing up the situation in Afghanistan
03.02.2012 [Ahram Online] - A US soldier throws away the empty shell after firing rounds at Taliban in Kunar province, near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, October 4, 2011. (Photo: Reuters) Sitting cross-legged on a blood-red Afghan carpet in a house perched on a Kabul hillside
02.02.2012 [The Week Magazine] - In one quote, a senior al Qaeda commander in Kunar province gripes: "Pakistan knows everything. They control everything. I can't [expletive] on a tree in Kunar without them watching. The Taliban are not Islam. The Taliban are Islamabad.
01.02.2012 [Today's TMJ4] - 58 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers volunteered to deploy to Kunar Province, a dangerous Afghanistan region where the Taliban fights for control. For years, there's been military pressure on Afghans to abandon financially lucrative opium poppy
23.01.2012 [NPR] - Bilal Sarwary, a BBC reporter, recently visited his native Kunar province, on the border with Pakistan, and heard the Taliban broadcasts on a local radio station. "They were calling the Afghan National Police national traitors," Sarwary said.
30.01.2012 [The Voice of Russia] - ... Karzai for its detained militants, a media source reports citing a warlord who had abducted the envoy. Mawlawi Shafiullah Shafi from the Supreme Council went missing last week-end when he went to the western Kunar province for talks with the Taliban.