Tag archive for ‘Afghanistan’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Most #Elite #US-Trained Forces In #Afghanistan Were Routed By The #Taliban – Over 30 of the #commandos were killed, in a district that is “famous” for how peaceful it is.

The most elite U.S.-trained forces in Afghanistan suffered a devastating defeat to the Taliban in what’s often referred to as the country’s “safest district” over the weekend, in yet another sign the war More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

#U.S. Considers Asking #Afghanistan to Suspend Presidential #Election – Pressing Afghanistan to postpone elections would likely create a rift between #Washington and #Kabul.

The Trump administration is discussing whether to press the Afghan government to suspend coming presidential elections, according to people briefed on the discussions, as the U.S. seeks to engage the Taliban in More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 5th, 2018

Service Member Slain In Afghanistan Identified As Mayor Of U.S. City – #Taylor was deployed to #Afghanistan in January with the #Utah #NationalGuard.

U.S. politicians and media are reporting that the service member killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, was the 39-year-old mayor of a city in the state of Utah. The Salt Lake More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

New #U.S. commander in #Afghanistan confirms our strategy is incoherent and not working. #Miller’s words, in other words, simply spell out the logic of an eventual #American defeat.

Jeet Heer In an interview with NBC News, General Scott Miller, who took command of the war in Afghanistan, projected an air of being tough and pragmatic but he ended up recycling the same muddled thinking that has More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

#Iranian #Port Project Poses a Dilemma for #U.S. – #Chabahar facility is the type of project #Washington aims to curb, but doing so would hinder efforts to bolster #India and #Afghanistan

A port being developed in the southern Iranian city of Chabahar underscores some of the dilemmas U.S. policy makers face in implementing sanctions against Tehran. Strategically located on the Gulf of Oman and More...

Afghanistan: Kunduz Madressah Bombing and Foreign Fatwa
By pak_adnews On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Afghanistan: Kunduz Madressah Bombing and Foreign Fatwa

By Shirin Gul The bombing of Madressah in Kunduz, Afghanistan, has shocked everyone, Afghanistan Air Force’s blunder has once again proved that Afghan government neither has good understanding of dynamic More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, March 26th, 2018

Time for Pashtuns to make clearer choices

By Atta Rasool Malik Pashtuns are suffering in the South Asia region. In Afghanistan, they are kept out of power and face the wrath of Nato-led forces. In Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), More...

Pak-US Friendship Needs Sincerity
By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

US Dictates to Pakistan: Complicating the Already Complexed Afghan War

US has spent hundreds of billions of dollars in Afghan War since 2001 that has been subsisting on the lives of more than 2,400 American soldiers and over 31,000 Afghan civilians. Estimated number of causalities More...

Indian Wheat for Afghanistan
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Indian Wheat is Harmful for Afghans’ Health

Indian Wheat for Afghanistan is at best harmful to the health of the Afghans. Due to administrative mismanagement and red-tapism in India, a large amount of wheat stocks got unnoticed for years and ultimately expired. By More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Is U.S. Policy in Afghanistan Doomed?

By John Dietrich Politico provides an account of a State Department election night “party” in Kabul’s U.S. embassy.  The author, May Jeong, describes the State Department employees, “who are More...