Taliban

Trump Officials Are Quietly Negotiating With The Taliban — Which Is Now Ranked The World's...

The Taliban has ousted ISIS as the most dangerous terror group, pushing out ISIS for the top spot, according to the Global Terror Index.
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Taliban Returns American And Australian Hostages As Part Of A Prisoner Swap After Holding Them For...

American Kevin King, 63, and Australian Timothy Weeks, 50, were kidnapped at gunpoint in 2016 outside of a university in Kabul.
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‘abusive’ Us Treatment Of Afghans Has ‘exacerbated’ Warfare In Afghanistan

Two college instructors held hostage by the Taliban for three years were freed on Tuesday in exchange for three high-level Taliban militants being turned over to Qatari authorities. However, Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative...
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American And Australian Freed In Prisoner Swap With The Taliban

Two hostages, including an American, were freed overnight in a rare prisoner swap with the Taliban. The men had been held captive for more than three years. Holly Williams reports.

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A Hostage Deal With The Taliban Or With The Devil?

I suppose this story has to be considered good news, though some of the potential implications are troubling. We learned overnight that the Taliban has released two hostages, one American, and one Australian, that they've been holding since 2016....

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Taliban Releases Two Western Hostages In Prisoner Exchange

The Taliban has released two long-time Western captives Tuesday, fulfilling its side of a prisoner exchange that involves the release of three of its high-ranking commanders.  Sources with the insurgent group say American Kevin King and Australian...

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Taliban Release American And Australian Hostages In Exchange For 3 Militants

American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks were abducted in 2016 from Kabul, where they taught at the American University. Three Taliban commanders held by the Afghan government were also freed.
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Bombs, Missiles Falling At Record Pace In Long-running Afghanistan War

U.S. and allied warplanes are dropping bombs on insurgent targets in Afghanistan at a record pace. But the Taliban doesn't seem to be backing down.       
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Pakistan: Former Prime Minister Musharraf Says “osama Bin Laden Was Pakistan’s Hero”

Are you really surprised? As long ago as 2008, the New York Times revealed that Pakistan was funneling money it got from the US to fight the Taliban and al-Qaeda to the Taliban and al-Qaeda. Congress, characteristically, responded by increasing aid...
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3 Senior Haqqani Network Leaders To Be Freed In Prisoner Exchange

In exchange for two kidnapped U.S. and Australian professors, the Afghan government freed dangerous Taliban and Haqqani Network leaders Haji Malik Khan, Anas Haqqani, and Qari Abdul Rasheed Omari.

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Western Hostages To Be Exchanged For Haqqani Leader

Taliban will release two Western hostages they have held for three years in return for the Afghan government releasing three senior Taliban leaders, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced Tuesday morning.He said his government made this decision,...

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Afghan President: Taliban To Release Pair Of American University Professors In Prisoner Swap

Afghanistan and the Taliban have reached a deal to release two American University teachers, including a U.S. citizen, in exchange for three Taliban members, the Afghan president said Tuesday morning.Read more...
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Taliban Overruns District Hq In Zabul

Security in the southeastern Afghan province of Zabul continues to deteriorate as the Taliban presses it offensive there.

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Court To Hear Bowe Bergdahl's Appeal Over Trump's Comments

A military court has agreed to hear an appeal by a U.S. Army soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held prisoner by the Taliban for five years.The Fayetteville Observer reported Thursday that the court will examine whether statements by...
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How The Taliban Won America's Nineteen-year War

Arwin Rahi Security, Middle East It is likely that more and more Afghans will start either associating themselves with—or relating to—the Taliban insurgency. As a supporter of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, I hoped that we Afghans—in...
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The Afghanistan Withdrawal Will Make Syria’s Seem Orderly

Michael Rubin Security, Middle East Trump is right to recognize that Americans are tired of “endless wars.” But withdrawing from Afghanistan without a workable solution will mean the country will fall to the Taliban all over again. The recent...
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U.s. Envoy In Kabul To Discuss Prisoner Exchange

The U.S. special representative for Afghanistan is attempting to secure the release of two Western hostages held by the Taliban since 2016.
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Casualties Increase Among Afghan Security Forces As War Intensifies

The persistent high toll comes as U.S. and Taliban negotiators are looking to revive peace talks.

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Taliban Attacks Getting More Effective, Sigar Says

Attacks carried out by Taliban and other insurgent groups in Afghanistan were twice as effective in the third quarter of 2019 than they were earlier in the year, according to a leading oversight authority on Afghanistan that reports to the United...
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Drone Strikes And Tears: Why I Weep While I Work

Allegra Harpootlian A report from the U.N. found that, for the first time since it started tracking the conflict in Afghanistan 10 years ago, U.S. and Afghan government forces had killed more civilians than the Taliban and other militant groups....
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