Tag archive for ‘Taliban’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Afghanistan Struggles to Absorb Wave of Returnees From Pakistan

Hundreds of thousands of refugees are uprooted as relations between the neighbors deteriorate By Jessica Donati and Ehsanullah Amiri A breakdown in Afghanistan’s relationship with Pakistan has driven a flood More...

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 Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Afghan Special Forces Feeling Not So Special Anymore

By Jessica Donati and Habib Khan Totakhil Morale among some Afghan special forces is wearing thin as they are increasingly called upon to lead the fight against the Taliban, with teams feeling exploited by their 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...

The UN Day : Pakistan’s Peacekeeping Role
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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United Nations Says Afghan Civilian Casualties Near Record High

Conflict in the country continues to intensify 15 years after the U.S.-led invasion By Jessica Donati Civilian casualties in Afghanistan are headed toward a record high this year, the United Nations said Monday, 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 Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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The True Essence of Jihad in Islam and Deviations of Terrorists

Whereas terrorism takes into account the ferocious tactics employed by an individual or a group to impart feelings of scare and terror amongst wide-ranging audience. Jihad is one of the important pillars of Islam 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 Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Revolutionary Guard: Mullah Mansour Met with Iranian Officials 2 Months Before his Death

A website linked to the Revolutionary Guard has admitted that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour had conducted negotiations during the two months of his stay in Iran despite the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s denial More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Senior Islamic State Khorasan leaders defect to Taliban

By Bill Roggio IS-Khorasan-pledge-TalibanSeveral members of the Islamic State Khorasan Provinces’ “central council” as well as other senior and mid-level leaders based in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar More...