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News Afghanistan » Security: Pentagon watchdog reports little progress in Afghanistan despite Trump administration’s new approach

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/pentagon-watchdog-reports-little-progress-in-afghanistan-despite-trump-administrations-new-approach/2018/02/16/4e861fb8-135b-11e8-827c-5150c6f3dc79_story.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The report found “no improvement” in security conditions in Afghanistan, highlighting the U.N. characterization of the environment in December as “highly volatile.” Some 64 percent of Afghanistan’s population lives in “government controlled or ...

News Afghanistan » Security: Taliban attack police security post, killing eight in Afghanistan: Official

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/feb/22/taliban-attack-police-security-post-killing-eight-in-afghanistan-official-1777330.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

KABUL: An Afghan official says Taliban fighters have attacked a police security post in central Ghazni province, killing eight local police. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, said today the attack happened the previous night. He said the ...

News Afghanistan » Security: For Afghanistan to develop it needs security, and Canada must help

News channel or source: http://www.hilltimes.com/2018/02/21/afghanistan-develop-needs-security-canada-must-help/135072
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Insurgent attacks beginning on Jan. 21 devastated Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul. Three sophisticated attacks on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, a site near the former interior affairs ministry in central Kabul, and the National Military Academy left ...

News Afghanistan » Security: Afghan gov't beefs up security before major gas project's inauguration in Herat

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136986691.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

HERAT, Afghanistan, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Afghan government has beefed up security ahead of the inauguration of a major gas project in western city of Herat, local media reported Tuesday. Afghan leaders and foreign guests from regional countries will ...

News Afghanistan » Security: Afghanistan's Neighbors Pledge Cooperation On Security

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/afghanistan-neighbors-pledge-cooperation-on-security/29039494.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan says regional military chiefs vowed to cooperation in the fight against terrorism and the narcotics trade during a two-day conference in Kabul. Mission spokesman Captain Tom Gresback told RFE/RL on February ...

News Afghanistan » Security: Watchdog Accuses Afghan Forces of Summary Executions

News channel or source: https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2018/02/mil-180221-voa02.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Government forces allegedly dragged some men from their homes and shot them. A U.S. military spokesman confirmed it partnered with Afghan Special Security Forces, or ASSF, in the operation, but said it has not received reports of civilian casualties ...

News Afghanistan » Security: Security forces kill two Afghanistan-based suicide bombers in Bajaur

News channel or source: https://nation.com.pk/19-Feb-2018/security-forces-kill-two-afghanistan-based-suicide-bombers-in-bajaur
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Two suicide bombers were killed by the security forces in Gatkai area of Bajaur Agency on Monday morning, reported Radio Pakistan. As per the statement issued by the army's media wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), two suicide bombers belonging ...

News Afghanistan » Security: Repeating the mistakes of Vietnam today in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/repeating-the-mistakes-of-vietnam-today-in-afghanistan/ar-BBJ30o8
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Like Vietnam, Afghanistan is no different ... "The SFAB gives us purpose-built formations designed to execute the critical mission of security force assistance without having to rip apart conventional BCTs." Essentially, the SFABs are designed to relieve ...

News Afghanistan » Security: Australia slaps sanctions on Daesh’s Afghanistan arm

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096496780/Australia-slaps-sanctions-on-Daesh’s-Afghanistan-arm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok): The Australian government ... which has attacked civilian Muslim and Coptic Christian targets as well as Egyptian security forces.€

News Afghanistan » Security: Taliban strike Afghan security checkpoints, kill 8 cops

News channel or source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/02/21/taliban-strike-afghan-security-checkpoints-kill-8-cops/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

KABUL: The Afghan Taliban conducted raids on three security checkpoints on Tuesday night killing eight policemen in the western province of Farah, Afghan officials confirmed. The militants used night-vision goggles during the attack and quickly overran the ...