Hard on the heels of Donald Trump’s decision to wage a more aggressive war in Afghanistan, London reportedly prepares to ramp up SAS covert operations there. According to British intelligence, Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban if the US pulled out.
In a newspaper article this week, Zalmay Khalilzad pointed out that Trump has acknowledged Pakistan is playing a double game.
It’s a bitter pill that Afghanistan’s ethnic minorities find themselves increasingly obliged to swallow: marginalization from the political mainstream and an upswing in suicide-bomb atrocities and massacres that the Pashtun-dominated government in Kabul stands accused of either ignoring or addressing ...
Security officials said they have installed four scanners at entrances to Kabul and will install four others in the near future.
Clearly frustrated by the Pentagon’s ineffective strategies, Donald Trump has vowed to fire some of his top generals and aggressively gain ground in Afghanistan. But will the US president be able to prevail in a ۱۶-year war where his two predecessors failed?
Can the US defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan? Security is worsening as the Taliban continue to control large parts of the country.
The Pentagon should declassify a report on alleged sexual abuse of children by Afghan security forces, a US government watchdog said, adding that Washington should not provide further security assistance to Kabul if there is “credible” information on the claims
Seven US Navy crew members are missing after their ship collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Japan.
Gen. Jack Keane, former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, called the United States' 16-year-long involvement in Afghanistan a "disgrace" and said some 10,000 to 20,000 additional troops were needed to win the war.
Levels of violence generally dip in winter months, but this year Taliban carried out several major attacks, says report.
Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai claimed Wednesday that the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) was a tool of the U.S. Karzai, a former ally to Washington who has become increasingly critical of U.S. foreign policy, said America’s’ two-year fight against ISIS has been “weak.”
Taliban tactics of terror and intimidation only expose their fear of the ballot box and the Afghan people’s right to choose their next government.
Improving the lives of ordinary Afghans was a key tenet of counterinsurgency.
To state that there is no legal cover for U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014 is not accurate.
The real power and emotion of such a loss can only be understood if officials continue to promote the love and responsibility for one's nation among the people.
This wrecked and ruined country cannot be rebuilt by men alone. Women account for 50 per cent of the population.
The BSA, the election as well as the national reconciliation of Afghanistan will have a heavy influence on the country's future transition.