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Afghan men gather to apply for the humanitarian aid in Qala-e-Naw, Afghanistan.

Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short?

Life in Afghanistan was precarious before the Taliban takeover in August, with more than half the people surviving on less than $2 a day.

24 January 2022

US Envoy For Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns, His Deputy Takes Over

Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously served as the Deputy Special Representative.


Data Jehad? It’s Not Just Weaponry That Has Fallen Into Taliban Hands

The Americans deleted reams of sensitive info collected over 20 years before they fled—but left behind biometrics on some 9 million Afghans. A surveillance state looms.


 Grab from video of a US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan.

US Releases Video Of Botched Kabul Airstrike That Killed 10 Civilians

US had carried out a drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians in the final hours of a chaotic American withdrawal that ended a 20-year war in Afghanistan.

20 January 2022

'It Was Mistake, Offer Sincere Apology': Top US Commander On Kabul Drone Strike

The US had carried out drone strikes in Kabul, following ISIS-K suicide bombing at the airport.


US-Built Databases A Potential Tool Of Taliban Repression

The Afghan Personnel and Pay System has data on more than 700,000 security forces members dating back 40 years, said a senior security official from the fallen government.

07 September 2021

Afghan army at the military Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

US Knew About Afghan Air Force Collapse Before Pullout: Report

The report stated that US authorities had been alerted that Afghanistan's air force did not have the capabilities to survive after its withdrawal from the country.

18 January 2022

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US Warns Of Afghan Civil War As Taliban Make Panjshir Advances

Taliban forces are trying to retake the last standing province in Afghanistan as General Mark Milley said there's a "good" chance of a civil war.

06 September 2021

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03 September 2021
Afghanistan’s Future Is Past Continuous After Last US Troop Pulls Out

Afghanistan’s Future Is Past Continuous After Last US Troop Pulls Out

As the Americans finally exit, the fog of war still lies thick over Afghanistan. The Taliban face onerous tasks of governance, as well as grave threats in the...


25 August 2021
Afghanistan Crisis: G-7 Leaders Discuss Evacuations Deadline

Afghanistan Crisis: G-7 Leaders Discuss Evacuations Deadline

The heads of the G-7 countries have met at a virtual summit to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan. The talks are expected to focus on the upcoming deadline for...


24 August 2021
Biden Expected To Decide On Afghan Evacuation Extension As G7 Leaders Meet

Biden Expected To Decide On Afghan Evacuation Extension As G7 Leaders Meet

US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said he thinks it is 'very unlikely' the evacuation of people from Afghanistan will be completed by August...


24 August 2021
US In Talks With Taliban On Daily Basis Through Political And Security Channels: NSA Jake Sullivan

US In Talks With Taliban On Daily Basis Through Political And Security Channels: NSA Jake Sullivan

Asked if President Biden is also likely to speak with the Taliban leadership, Sullivan said 'that is not in contemplation at this time'


23 August 2021
Withdrawal Or Surrender: Is Afghan Exit  A Setback For US President Joe Biden?

Withdrawal Or Surrender: Is Afghan Exit A Setback For US President Joe Biden?

Joe Biden and the Democrats are now facing a backlash not just from ordinary Americans, veterans and the opposition, but also within the party and its support...


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20 August 2021
China Has A Great Wall To Leap Over In New Kabul

China Has A Great Wall To Leap Over In New Kabul

America may have exited, but Beijing’s bosses cannot expect to simply waltz into the vacuum in Taliban-held Afghanistan. Their concerns are the same:...


18 August 2021
Afghanistan: Joe Biden Speaks With Boris Johnson In First Foreign Call After Kabul’s Fall

Afghanistan: Joe Biden Speaks With Boris Johnson In First Foreign Call After Kabul’s Fall

The White House said the leaders agreed on the need for close coordination with allies about the future of aid and support to Afghanistan now that the Taliban...


26 July 2021
UN: Women, Children Casualties Rise In Afghanistan As Taliban Surges

UN: Women, Children Casualties Rise In Afghanistan As Taliban Surges

The war-torn country saw a 47% increase in the number of all civilians killed and wounded in violence across Afghanistan in the first six months of the year,...


15 July 2021
US To Begin Evacuation Of Afghans Who Aided Military

US To Begin Evacuation Of Afghans Who Aided Military

Biden announced last week that the US military operation in Afghanistan will end on August 31.


14 July 2021
Bush Says He Fears For Women In Afghanistan After Removal Of US Presence

Bush Says He Fears For Women In Afghanistan After Removal Of US Presence

Bush denounced the Western withdrawal from Afghanistan in an interview with German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, which was issued on Wednesday,...


12 July 2021
Top US Commander In Afghanistan Hands Over Charge Amid Taliban Resurgence

Top US Commander In Afghanistan Hands Over Charge Amid Taliban Resurgence

The handover took place in the heavily fortified Resolute Support headquarters in the heart of Kabul, at a time of rapid territorial gains by Taliban...


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12 July 2021
Ghani Forces Concentrate On Kabul To Give Taliban A Bloody Nose

Ghani Forces Concentrate On Kabul To Give Taliban A Bloody Nose

The Ashraf Ghani government is getting warlords and militia to join forces to thwart the advance of the Taliban into the capital and other parts of Afghanistan.


09 July 2021
US Military To Conclude Afghanistan Mission On 31 August

US Military To Conclude Afghanistan Mission On 31 August

US President Joe Biden said that it was long overdue, their work in Afghanistan is completed and he can't risk the lives of a new generation in an indefinite...


09 July 2021
PM Boris Johnson Confirms Most British Troops Have Left Afghanistan

PM Boris Johnson Confirms Most British Troops Have Left Afghanistan

Britain will continue to fund education, especially girls' schooling, in Afghanistan


02 July 2021
Anxious Afghans Fear Tomorrow; Many Seeking To Leave

Anxious Afghans Fear Tomorrow; Many Seeking To Leave

Thousands of Afghans are queuing at the Afghan Passport Office to obtain new passports and perhaps depart, unsure of what tomorrow will bring as they watch the...


02 July 2021
Explained: When Is The US War In Afghanistan Really Over?

Explained: When Is The US War In Afghanistan Really Over?

Although all combat troops and 20 years of accumulated war materiel will soon be gone, the head of U.S Central Command, Gen. Frank McKenzie, will have...


02 July 2021
As Troops Leave, US To Keep Airstrike Option In Afghanistan

As Troops Leave, US To Keep Airstrike Option In Afghanistan

U.S. Army Gen. Austin S. Miller pointed to the rapid loss of districts around the country, several with significant strategic value — and said he fears the...


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