TRT World:Over the past few years, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai has often lashed out at the US government in the news. He says the US has made mistakes in his country, and he’s struck back at allegations that he’s working behind the scenes to destabilise the government of his successor, Ashraf Ghani. In April, he made
Michael Hughes: Taliban insider attacks designed to sow distrust between U.S. and Afghan forces are likely to provoke a contrary reaction by strengthening America’s commitment to the war, Brookings Institution scholar Michael O’Hanlon told Afghan Online Press (AOP). On Tuesday, June 13, Defense Secretary James Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the United States was “not
RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal June 14, 2017 China’s foreign minister is scheduled to visit Islamabad and Kabul this month to discuss ways to improve relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, a top Pakistani government official has told RFE/RL. Sartaj Aziz, adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on foreign affairs, made the comments in a June 14 interview
Interview Press TV February 13, 2017 Under the pretext of chasing al-Qaeda operatives implicated in the 9/11 attacks on US soil, American forces invaded Afghanistan in 2001. The continued military operation has caused heavy casualties, but US officials claim they are fighting al-Qaeda, the Taliban and most recently Daesh terrorists in the Asian nation. Press
Press TV / January 30, 2016 Washington has been a “willing participant” in regional decisions that led to a resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the continued US military presence is impeding peace in the country, says an international lawyer and political analyst. “Whatever other nations may think of the Taliban ethos, the only way forward
Afghan singer Ramsha Shifa talks to VOA Dari service about her life in Afghanistan before coming to the West, her desire to help Afghan women, her musical career, her future plans, and even her personal life. She confirms that she is not married. The interview was conducted in Dari (Farsi).
Michael Hughes: Critics of the war in Afghanistan consider the terrorist attack that killed six Americans near Bagram airbase as yet another indication that it is time for the U.S. to withdraw military personnel from the country post-haste, while proponents of a long-term U.S. military presence perceive it as a reason why the United States cannot
Tim Sebastian: “Do you trust Pakistan?” Ghani: “I don’t trust anyone.” [In matters of national interest]