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Keyword: Afghanistan

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News & Analysis

Trump’s Twitter Tantrum over Taliban No-show

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 02, 14412019-10-01

Donald Trump’s cancellation of talks with the Taliban had nothing to do with the killing of one American soldier; it had everything to do with the Taliban’s refusal to meet him before an agreement was signed.

News & Analysis

Another Empire Bites the Dust in Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14402019-08-01

When the Americans and their allies first attacked and occupied Afghanistan, they thought it would be a cakewalk. Nearly 18 years later, the Americans are begging the Taliban to allow them a safe retreat!

News & Analysis

Afghanistan: From Great Game to End Game

Zia Sarhadi

Rajab 25, 14402019-04-01

The US military has lost in Afghanistan. What is underway now in talks between the Taliban and the US is to work out a way for an orderly withdrawal of American forces from the country.

Letters To The Editor

Afghan Endgame

Hidayatullah Mangal

Rajab 25, 14402019-04-01

All indications point toward an end to the decades long suffering of the Afghan people. The Americans have been involved in talks not only with the Taliban, recognizing them as a major force in the country, but also with Russians and Chinese.

Editorials

Last Man in Kabul

Editor

Jumada' al-Akhirah 24, 14402019-03-01

The Americans have lost to the Taliban in Afghanistan. What is euphemistically referred to as “negotiations” are really the terms of American surrender to be able to safely withdraw their forces from Afghanistan.

News & Analysis

What’s in Store for Afghanistan?

Eric Walberg

Jumada' al-Akhirah 24, 14402019-03-01

If Donald Trump is smart—a big if—he should do in Afghanistan what Richard Nixon did in Vietnam: declare victory and get the hell out. Staying put, as the Washington warlords are demanding, would merely prolong America’s misery.

Editor's Desk

Why the Taliban Distrust the US

Editor

Jumada' al-Ula' 26, 14402019-02-01

The Americans are dishonest to the core. Not surprisingly, the Taliban do not trust them one bit. The Americans want to retain military bases in Afghanistan; the Taliban will have none of this. Who can blame them?

Editorials

Khalilzad’s Delusional Proposals

Editor

Rabi' al-Thani 24, 14402019-01-01

Staring defeat in the Hindu Kush mountains, the Americans have come up with other delusional proposals to destabilize neighboring Pakistan and stay in war-torn Afghanistan.

News & Analysis

Afghanistan: History Moves Full Circle

Zia Sarhadi

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14402018-12-01

Who would have imagined that after waging a 10-year war in Afghanistan, the Russians would be back as mediators and peacemakers in the now US-occupied country.

News & Analysis

Tiptoeing Through the Afghan Quagmire

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 23, 14402018-11-01

Despite being the longest US war, few politicians or media outlets are talking about the never-ending war in Afghanistan. This because the US has lost it but nobody wants to admit defeat.

Letters To The Editor

Afghan (non)Peace

Mansoor Ali Khan

Muharram 21, 14402018-10-01

News & Analysis

US “Empire” About to Bite the Bullet in Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Dhu al-Hijjah 21, 14392018-09-01

American warlords have had their noses rubbed in the dust, or on the rocks of the Hindu Kush mountains by the intrepid Afghans. Afghanistan has become graveyard for one more empire!

News & Analysis

US warlords Turn Peaceniks in Afghanistan!

Tahir Mustafa

Dhu al-Qa'dah 19, 14392018-08-01

In recent weeks American officials have made calls for direct negotiations with the Taliban that they had earlier vowed to kill. Is the Americans’ change of heart genuine or is it another dishonest moves to trap the Taliban?

Editorials

Why Peace Eludes Afghanistan

Editor

Shawwal 17, 14392018-07-01

The Taliban control much of the country and America has lost the war in Afghanistan but the Yankees are not going home, yet!

News & Analysis

Another Grim Anniversary for Afghans

Zia Sarhadi

Rajab 14, 14392018-04-01

This April marks the 40th anniversary of the Marxist coup against President Daoud that set Afghanistan on a course to endless war. America, the latest invader, is on the verge of total defeat at the hands of the intrepid Afghans.

News & Analysis

Time for the US to Quit Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Jumada' al-Ula' 15, 14392018-02-01

The US has lost the war in Afghanistan. It is time to pack up and leave.

Opinion

Reflections of the Soviets’ 1979 invasion of Afghanistan

Kevin Barrett

Rabi' al-Awwal 12, 14392017-12-01

The Afghan mujahideen’s defeat of the Soviet army in Afghanistan resulted not only in collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of communism but also brought radically changes in global politics.

News & Analysis

Afghanistan: Terrorist Safe Haven

Zia Sarhadi

Rabi' al-Awwal 12, 14392017-12-01

American officials frequently bark demands of Pakistan to “do more” to fight terrorism yet Afghanistan under US-occupation is a den of terrorists from where they launch deadly attacks inside Pakistan.

News & Analysis

US aids ISIS in Afghanistan

Zia Sarhadi

Safar 12, 14392017-11-01

Far from fighting terrorism, the US creates and actively promotes terrorists for its imperialist agenda. Its support of ISIS in Afghanistan illustrates this.

News & Analysis

Pakistan’s Abbasi surprises many by his UN performance

Waseem Shehzad

Muharram 11, 14392017-10-01

Pakistan’s rookie Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi surprised most observers by his calm demeanor, ready wit and firm stand on issues during his maiden appearance at the UN.

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