The Taliban facing more trouble

The Afghan Taliban leadership is facing more pressure from the U.S. The U.S. Treasury Department will freeze the militants\' assets, ban travel and trigger an a...

The Afghan Taliban leadership is facing more pressure from the U.S. The U.S. Treasury Department will freeze the militants’ assets, ban travel and trigger an arms embargo. It follows similar action by the United Nations earlier this week, and comes after calls from Gen. David Petraeus, the top military commander in Afghanistan. the U.S. and U.N. sanctions prohibit any financial transactions of the terror leaders in U.N. member countries, putting additional pressure on Pakistan to take broader actions against the Taliban militants.

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