12.02.2012 [DigitalJournal.com] - Davis notes his time in the mountains of Kunarprovince, 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 Kunarprovince, 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 Kunarprovince 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.
23.01.2012 [NPR] - Bilal Sarwary, a BBC reporter, recently visited his native Kunarprovince, 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 Kunarprovince for talks with the Taliban.