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Taliban commander 'seized in Pakistan'

A man described as the top Afghan Taliban military commander and named as Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has been captured in Pakistan, US officials say. The government has yet to confirm the arrest; the Taliban have denied it. Jason Margolis has more.

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US Navy gets budget cuts

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years. $35 billion of those proposed savings would come from cuts to the US Navy. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

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Former UN envoy criticizes Taliban arrests

The UN's former envoy to Afghanistan, Kai Eide, has strongly criticized Pakistan's recent arrest of high-ranking Taliban leaders. Eide told the BBC the arrests had completely stopped a channel of secret communications with the UN. Jason Margolis reports.