Militant Commander Likely Killed in Drone Strike: U.S.

U.S. officials said today that an American drone strike likely took out a top commander of a powerful militant group the U.S. says is responsible for deadly, high-profile terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. Badruddin Haqqani, described by the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point as the "chief of operations" of the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, had been reported killed last week in a drone strike. After those reports, however, a Taliban spokesperson denied Badruddin's death, saying in an...Full Story
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