News Afghanistan: UN Mission: 80 civilians dying in terror attacks daily in Afghanistan
It has been 16 years since the U.S. launched the War on Terror in Afghanistan, yet civilians still are bearing the brunt of the bloodshed. Mahmoud Saikal, the Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations, told Fox News that the war ...
News Afghanistan: GEORGIE ANNE GEYER: Correspondents get story right - in Vietnam and Afghanistan - Meridian Star
GEORGIE ANNE GEYER: Correspondents get story right - in Vietnam and AfghanistanMeridian StarWASHINGTON – Ken Burns' brilliant television exposition "The Vietnam War" not surprisingly brought forth in me, as with many other Americans, old and troubling memories. From the first time I went to Indochina in 1967, the most distressing thing I ...and more »
News Afghanistan: Afghanistan welcomes Trump plan for long-term U.S. occupation
A country that has long fiercely resisted foreign occupiers is ready to accept a long-term U.S. military presence to ensure stability and security, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Washington said in an interview, adding that Kabul is also ready to forge ...
News Afghanistan: No military solution to Afghanistan: PM Abbasi conveys to US - Radio Pakistan (press release)
No military solution to Afghanistan: PM Abbasi conveys to USRadio Pakistan (press release)He said the United States has been conveyed that there was no military solution of Afghanistan. He said Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan and an Afghan-owned reconciliation process was the only option for peace there. To a question, the Prime ...and more »
News Afghanistan: Trump, Ghani agree U.S. can help develop Afghanistan's rare earth minerals
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani agreed at a meeting in New York on Thursday that U.S. companies could help develop Afghanistan’s rare earth minerals, the White House said in a statement. “They agreed that ...
News Afghanistan: No Taliban safe havens in Pakistan: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi - Livemint
LivemintNo Taliban safe havens in Pakistan: Shahid Khaqan AbbasiLivemintWashington: Pakistan on Friday said that it cannot be a “scapegoat” in Afghanistan war and will not endorse any “failed strategy” that will prolong suffering of the people in the region, a month after US President Donald Trump warned Islamabad against ...and more »
News Afghanistan: Afghanistan Again?
A prominent Afghan diplomat doesn’t think so. Shukria Barakzai, a longtime member of the Afghan parliament now serving as Afghanistan’s ambassador to Norway ― herself a victim in 2014 of a Taliban suicide bomber ― told me only weeks ago, “The ...
News Afghanistan: Trump, Ghani agree US can help develop Afghanistan's rare earth minerals - The Nation
The NationTrump, Ghani agree US can help develop Afghanistan's rare earth mineralsThe NationU.S. President Donald Trump and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani agreed at a meeting in New York on Thursday that U.S. companies could help develop Afghanistan's rare earth minerals, the White House said in a statement. “They agreed that such ...and more »
News Afghanistan: India announces taking up 116 high-impact projects in Afghanistan
NEW YORK: India has announced taking up 116 "high impact community developmental projects" in 31 provinces of Afghanistan, weeks after US President Donald Trump sought New Delhi's help in the economic development of the war-torn country. A decision in this ...
News Afghanistan: Pakistan's New Leader Criticizes US Policy While Praising China In UN Speech - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyPakistan's New Leader Criticizes US Policy While Praising China In UN SpeechRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyPakistan's new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, in his first address before the UN General Assembly on September 21, rejected the new U.S. war strategy in neighboring Afghanistan while praising China's growing economic role in the region.and more »
News Afghanistan: Afghanistan's president praises Trump's Afghan strategy at UN
(CNN)The President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, used a substantial part of his speech before Tuesday's session of the United Nations General Assembly to praise President Donald Trump's recently announced strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. "With ...
News Afghanistan: Trump touts partnership, combat efforts in Afghanistan - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Lockport Union-Sun & JournalTrump touts partnership, combat efforts in AfghanistanLockport Union-Sun & JournalNEW YORK – Abolishing militant hideouts in Pakistan is crucial to establishing peace in neighboring Afghanistan, the Afghan leader said Thursday before meeting President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Neither Trump nor ...and more »
News Afghanistan: The Afghanistan strategy we’ve been waiting for [Commentary]
The hot, dry air hit us like a wave as we stepped off the ramp of the CH-47 helicopter onto the gravel surrounding Tactical Base Gamberi in East Afghanistan. As a young U.S. Army officer greeted us, he warned that the base was often the target of indirect ...
News Afghanistan: Trump on his meeting with Afghanistan's president: 'A pleasure!' - Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles TimesTrump on his meeting with Afghanistan's president: 'A pleasure!'Los Angeles TimesPresident Trump sat down with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. After meeting Ghani, Trump praised efforts to try to drive members of more than 20 militant groups, including the Taliban ...and more »
News Afghanistan: A soldier serving in Afghanistan was brought back to the US to face rape and kidnapping charges
A member of the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division was arrested in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and charged with multiple counts of sex-related offenses on Wednesday. Sgt. Andrew Lawrence Porter of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment ...
News Afghanistan: Charging Into The Graveyard Of Empires - HuffPost
HuffPostCharging Into The Graveyard Of EmpiresHuffPostSeveral US presidents have recognized both the importance and the volatility of South Asia. President Bill Clinton during his presidency called South Asia “the most dangerous place on earth,” and President Barack Obama described the Afghanistan ...and more »
News Afghanistan: Chinooks Over Afghanistan: The Unsung Workhorse Of America's Never Ending War
The CH-47 Chinook is not a particularly sleek or sexy looking helicopter and it's been a ubiquitous feature of most American military operations since the Vietnam War. Its age and shape give the overall appearance of a slow and lumbering aircraft.
News Afghanistan: At UN, Premier Abbasi calls for end to 'India-sponsored terror' in Pakistan - The Express Tribune
The Express TribuneAt UN, Premier Abbasi calls for end to 'India-sponsored terror' in PakistanThe Express TribunePremier Abbasi said Pakistan believed urgent and realistic goals in Afghanistan should include concerted action to eliminate the presence in Afghanistan of Da'ish, al Qaeda and their affiliates, including the TTP and Jamaatul Ahrar, which was recently ...and more »
News Afghanistan: More Than 2,000 Paratroopers Deployed To Afghanistan On Short Notice
Fort Bragg is sending thousands of additional soldiers to Afghanistan to bolster U.S. forces in the nation’s longest war. Approximately 2,200 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers began quietly deploying this month, part of a long-discussed troop surge ...
News Afghanistan: LIVES IN BRIEF: a champion of Afghanistan, the man who averted nuclear war, and the son of Hitler's architect - HeraldScotland
HeraldScotlandLIVES IN BRIEF: a champion of Afghanistan, the man who averted nuclear war, and the son of Hitler's architectHeraldScotlandFILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 file photo, Nancy Hatch Dupree listens during an interview with The Associated Press at the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University. Dupree, an American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the.