Tag archive for ‘Kabul’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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The Problem With Afghanistan’s Counterinsurgency

Kabul is using a centralized approach to fight a decentralized insurgency. By Metra Mehran and Abdul Waheed Ahmad The  Taliban have been seizing numerous districts throughout northern Afghanistan and even temporarily More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Kabul to Hold Talks With Taliban If ‘Says Yes to Peace’

The Afghan National Security adviser said that the country was ready to hold talks with Taliban if the latter assumed a peaceful track. Afghanistan is willing to negotiate with Taliban if the Islamist movement More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Attack on Hazaras raises fears of Sunni-Shiite violence in Afghanistan

By Muhammad Sharif and Pamela Constable Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ordered a 10-day ban on public protests after a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed more than 80 people and wounded More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Obama, Interpreted: What 8,400 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Really Means

By Daniel L. Davis Last week at the White House, the president announced his decision regarding troop levels in Afghanistan through the remainder of his term of office. Let me translate his words into the reality More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Why the Heroin Trade Helped Defeat the US in Afghanistan

America’s Opium War in Afghanistan. By Alfred W. McCoy In October 2001, the U.S. launched its invasion of Afghanistan largely through proxy Afghan fighters with the help of Special Operations forces, American More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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U.S. appoints Lt. Gen. John “Mick” Nicholson as new commander for Afghan war

As the War Grinds On, New General Nominated to Lead Fight in Afghanistan By Paul McLeary American military forces who continue to fight — and die — in Afghanistan are about to get a new commander amid a renewed More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sets conditions for Taliban talks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has expressed readiness to attend Pakistan-brokered talks with Taliban on the condition that the militant group give up terrorism. “It is obvious that there are groups of Taliban, More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Afghanistan: 4-Party Peace Talks Set For January

Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to hold a quadrilateral meeting during the first week in January also involving China and the United States on a comprehensive road map for a “meaningful peace” in Afghanistan, More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, December 28th, 2015
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Washington likely venue for the next Modi-Sharif meet

By Varghese K George As India and Pakistan enhance their engagement over the next weeks, after the abrupt turnaround in relations, the U.S capital will likely be the venue for the next meeting between Prime Ministers More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, December 28th, 2015
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Pakistan sets the stage for talks next month

With a surprise visit to Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday breathed new life into a long troubled relationship. Weeks before the reopening of high-level talks between the nuclear-armed rivals, More...