Taliban

Hard Choices Are Needed To Solve Afghanistan's War

Touqir Hussain Security, Middle East There is a serious flaw in Washington’s approach to Kabul and the war. The U.S.-Taliban talks are moving ahead but where are they headed to? They may be aspiring for a comprehensive peace agreement but could...
Related topics: Afghanistan, Kabul

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Taliban Suicide Team Strikes Hotel

A Taliban suicide assault team attacked a hotel in the northwestern Afghan province of Badghis earlier today, killing six police officers and two civilians. The attack took place just days after the Taliban purportedly committed to protect...
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U.s. Trying To Get The Taliban And Afghan Government To Start Negotiations

The Trump administration's top envoy on Afghanistan says he's making progress in talks with the Taliban while trying to reassure Afghans that the U.S. won't leave until there's a foundation for peace.
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Pakistan Charges 13 Lashkar-e-taiba Leaders Under Anti-terrorism Act

If history is any guide, Laskahr-e-Taiba leader Hafiz Saeed and his cadre will dodge the charges and continue to provide support to a wide range of terrorist groups, including al Qaeda and the Afghan Taliban.
Related topics: Pakistan, Terrorism, Al-qaeda

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U.s. Diplomat: The Afghans And Taliban Have Agreed To A 'roadmap For Peace'

Task and Purpose Security, Middle East A step forward. The United States and the Taliban are getting closer to a deal that is expected to be centered on a U.S. promise to withdraw troops in exchange for a Taliban promise not to let Afghanistan be...
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‘everything That’s Wrong With Washington Started With Him’: Mitch Mcconnell Gets Powerful...

She’s a former Marine Lieutenant Colonel. She was a fighter pilot, and the first woman Marine to fly in an F/A-18 Hornet in front line combat. She served for 20 years, and flew 89 missions bombing terror groups like al Qaeda and the Taliban....
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Marathon Talks Between Taliban And Prominent Afghans Concludes With Positive — If Vague — Peace...

The meeting suggested a degree of common ground among Afghans even as fear remains over the Taliban’s vision for the country.

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At Least 20 Afghan Troops Killed In Taliban Attack In Kunduz Province - Source

KABUL (Sputnik) - At least 20 Afghan Armed Forces' servicemen have been killed in an attack by Taliban militants in the northern province of Kunduz as heavy fighting continues to rage despite the intra-Afghan talks being held in Qatar, a local...
Related topics: Afghanistan, Kabul, Qatar

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Sides In Intra-afghan Talks Agree To Avoid Civilian Deaths, Call For Peace In Afghanistan

DOHA (Sputnik) - Representatives of the Taliban movement and Afghan delegates, attending intra-Afghan peace talks in the Qatari capital city of Doha, agreed that efforts should be made to prevent civilian deaths in the long-running Afghan conflict,...
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Taliban Suicide Bomber Strikes Intelligence Facility In Ghazni

A suicide bomber dispatched by the Taliban detonated his explosives-laden vehicle outside of a facility run by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Ghazni earlier today. Preliminary casualty reports indicate that upwards of 200 people were...

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Taliban Overrun District In Afghan North

The Taliban overran another district in Afghanistan, this time in the north of the country. The district of Qush Tepa in Jawzjan province, which was previously contested, was taken by the Taliban today after several days of fighting, Afghan...
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All-afghan Peace Summit Agreed Upon, But On Taliban Terms

An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem on Taliban terms as there will be no official government representation
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Monday’s Daily Brief: Us-dprk Relationship Reset, ‘horrific’ Kabul Bombing, Anti-conscription...

This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first-ever Security Council visit to Iraq. 
Related topics: Afghanistan, Kabul, Syria, Iraq

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Taliban Launches String Of Attacks Throughout Afghanistan

As the Taliban launches major attacks in four provinces, it is revealed that 64 districts in 19 of Afghanistan's 34 provinces are not being governed from the existing district centers.
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‘words Must Never Be Met With Violence’ Urges Un, Following Taliban Threat To Journalists  

Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected,...
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Tim Ryan Incorrectly Said The Taliban Carried Out The 9/11 Attack. Gabbard Quickly Responded

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard served in Iraq and Kuwait with the National Guard.       
Related topics: Iraq, Kuwait

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Taliban Kills 2 Us Soldiers In Eastern Afghanistan

The Taliban said it ambushed a US and Afghan convoy in Wardak province. The attack took place in a district that has been under Taliban control for years.
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Taliban Military Commission Threatens Afghan Media

The Taliban's "Commission for Military Affairs of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan" gave media outlets a one weak deadline to cease broadcasting anti-Taliban commercials or they "shall become military targets."
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Former Taliban And Somali Pirate Prisoners Point Out That Unlike Migrant Children, They Got...

Prisoners of some of the world's worst terrorist groups had a privilege that many migrant children don't. Reports had already indicated that migrant children were being held in disgusting conditions in U.S. detention centers, and last week, that...
Related topics: Terrorism

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In An Afghan Town Retaken From The Taliban, A Fragile Hope To Keep War At Bay

The Afghan military promised residents it is “here to stay.” But it may not be an easy pledge to keep.
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