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1 May 2017 15:23

'Shockingly high' losses for Afghan forces over winter

Levels of violence generally dip in winter months, but this year Taliban carried out several major attacks, says report.

 
Former President Hamid Karzai Claims There Is No Difference Between ISIS and America
22 Apr 2017 08:40

Former President Hamid Karzai Claims There Is No Difference Between ISIS and America

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 violence threatens Afghan elections: HRW
16 Mar 2014 19:41

Taliban violence threatens Afghan elections: HRW

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.

 
Afghanistan not all chaos and uncertainty
13 Mar 2014 10:24

Afghanistan not all chaos and uncertainty

Improving the lives of ordinary Afghans was a key tenet of counterinsurgency.

 
Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014
12 Mar 2014 11:08

Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014

To state that there is no legal cover for U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014 is not accurate.

 
Standing up for Afghanistan
11 Mar 2014 18:55

Standing up for Afghanistan's besieged army

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.

 
Afghanistan to replicate Sri Lanka
9 Mar 2014 11:29

President Karzai:

Afghanistan to replicate Sri Lanka's peace story

The first demand by the Afghan people is peace and complete stability in the country.

 
Why Washington doesn’t want to leave South Asia
9 Mar 2014 11:01

The Afghan Ballet:

Why Washington doesn’t want to leave South Asia

The less Karzai complied, the more Obama administration and Pentagon officials betrayed an overwhelming need to stay.

 
Competition or Cooperation in Afghanistan?
8 Mar 2014 10:16

India and Pakistan:

Competition or Cooperation in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan is the site of an intensifying Indo-Pakistan proxy war are common.

 
Female schooling success in Southeast Afghan province
6 Mar 2014 18:21

Female schooling success in Southeast Afghan province

This wrecked and ruined country cannot be rebuilt by men alone. Women account for 50 per cent of the population.

 
A pivotal year for Afghanistan
6 Mar 2014 10:49

A pivotal year for Afghanistan

The BSA, the election as well as the national reconciliation of Afghanistan will have a heavy influence on the country's future transition.

 
Afghan broadcaster says U.S. soldiers abused him
2 Mar 2014 11:54

Afghan broadcaster says U.S. soldiers abused him

Radio Paighame Milli, which has been operating for 11 years, broadcasts a mixture of news, cultural and religious programming.

 
Will
1 Mar 2014 14:28

Will 'zero option' in Afghanistan cause chaos?

The Afghan army has shown it can stand up to the Taliban.

 
Al-Qaida plots comeback in Afghanistan
1 Mar 2014 12:14

Officials:

Al-Qaida plots comeback in Afghanistan

Al-Qaida is not weakened enough yet, and U.S. officials have testified that the inexperienced Afghan forces aren’t ready to take over the task unaided.

 
‘Zero Option’ could add up to Afghan civil war, Pakistan official warns
26 Feb 2014 10:06

‘Zero Option’ could add up to Afghan civil war, Pakistan official warns

A decision on a final number of troops has been delayed while the Obama administration waited for Karzai to sign an agreement he negotiated late last year.

 
Huge gaps in Afghanistan
25 Feb 2014 17:43

Huge gaps in Afghanistan's healthcare system

Patients spoke of clinics without medicine or electricity and selling personal objects to pay for treatments.

 
Gen. McChrystal warns over complete US withdrawal from Afghanistan
22 Feb 2014 12:23

Gen. McChrystal warns over complete US withdrawal from Afghanistan

I don’t think the Taliban are strong enough to sweep in and take over a unified Afghanistan. I think it’s more likely that it would break into areas of conflict,” Mcchrystral said.

 
More Americans now view Afghanistan war as mistake: Gallup
20 Feb 2014 16:26

More Americans now view Afghanistan war as mistake: Gallup

Afghanistan has become America's longest war, stretching over 12 years since U.S. military forces were first sent in 2001, with well over 35ooo troops still there.

 
Afghan Ethnic Tensions Rise in Media and Politics
19 Feb 2014 09:56

Afghan Ethnic Tensions Rise in Media and Politics

More than 100000 people died during the civil war that followed the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan in 1989, a conflict that broke largely along ethnic lines, among the Pashtuns and the smaller Tajik, Hazara and Uzbek populations.

 
Post-2014 Afghanistan and Pakistan
18 Feb 2014 10:05

Post-2014 Afghanistan and Pakistan

The foregoing also explains Karzai’s belated eagerness to reach an understanding with the Taliban failing which a ferocious civil war in Afghanistan between the Taliban and the non-Taliban forces are likely to ensue after the American military withdrawal.