PRI’s The World: A Taliban spokesman agreed to answer a few questions from the group’s political office in Doha, Qatar. The spokesman, Sohail Shaheen, sent the answers to The World via voice and text messages on WhatsApp. Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan April 15, 2019 Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, one of Afghanistan’s most notorious former warlords, said there is “no doubt” neighboring Pakistan supports the Afghan Taliban. In an interview with RFE/RL in the Afghan capital on April 14, Hekmatyar also expressed hope that talks scheduled this week between the Western-backed Kabul government and
Tolo News: In this program, host Sadaf Amiri discusses the Afghan peace process with the Second Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq who attended the Moscow talks which were held on February 5 and 6.
Press TV November 30, 2018 The United States has “a long record of crimes” since the invasion of Afghanistan, says an analyst, adding that Washington has absolutely no business being in the war-torn country. “Whatever anyone might think about the Taliban, the United States has absolutely no business [being] in Afghanistan where it is really
Press TV November 20, 2018 The United States has no plans to end the war in Afghanistan despite knowing full well that there is no military solution to the ongoing conflict in the country, says an American political commentator, arguing that America’s interests in the Asian country far outweigh the costs of war. Stephen Lendman,
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani has revealed he is seeking re-election next year to “finish the job” of bringing an end to the 17-year war, Bloomberg quoted the president in a report on Thursday. According to Bloomberg report, President Ghani said the Taliban and other terrorist groups are trying “to turn our beautiful country into a
NBC News: In his first interview as commander, Gen. Scott Miller says the more aggressive posture was needed because of heavy casualties among Afghan forces. He instituted a more aggressive policy of helping the Afghan military track and defeat the Taliban — what he calls “regaining the tactical initiative” — but in an exclusive interview with NBC