The Intercept: The retreat of Ahmad Massoud and Amrullah Saleh belies public claims that they are still in Afghanistan. There is also ample historical precedent for opposition groups fleeing to neighboring countries to plot their eventual return. Click here to read more (external link). NRF Response: Claims by the Taliban's paid mercenaries in the mass
Press Release September 22, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Waltz (FL-6) and U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (SC) released the following joint statement: “It was a great honor and privilege to talk to Ahmad Massoud, who is leading the Afghan National Resistance Front. We appreciated hearing his continued commitment to resisting the
Tolo News: Jalalabad city in the eastern province of Nangarhar witnessed five security incidents on Wednesday morning. Four explosions in different parts of the city took the lives of two people and injured three others, eyewitnesses told TOLO news. Click here to read more (external link).
India Today: As Pakistan attempts to assert its influence in Kabul, there is a major tussle going on between Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt General Faiz Hameed. Sources in the intelligence agencies said the tussle has come to a point where the Pakistan Army chief has been
Jeff Seldin VOA News September 22, 2021 WASHINGTON — Those watching the Taliban establish a government and assert control over Afghanistan are growing ever more wary of pledges by the group’s leaders to make sure no terrorist organization can ever again use the country as a base for attacks against the United States. The Taliban’s counterterrorism
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi Abubakar Siddique Ron Synovitz September 21, 2021 KABUL — Afghanistan’s former prosecutors once worked to rid their country of its most dangerous criminals by building court cases to put them behind bars. Now, former prosecutors are hiding themselves from those same criminals — the murderers and drug dealers who were freed by
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 19, 2021 A blast targeted a Taliban vehicle in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on September 19, local media reported, a day after at least three people were killed in a series of explosions in the area. Initial reports says at least five people, including a child, were killed
On the way out, US military kills 10 more Afghan civilians, incl. 7 kids. By describing such frequent atrocities as "mistakes" & the victims as "collateral damage", the US can't acquit itself. The int'l community must hold the US accountable for years of occupation & violence. pic.twitter.com/9D1rvmwbT0 — Iran Foreign Ministry 🇮🇷 (@IRIMFA_EN) September 18,
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi September 18, 2021 Reports from Afghanistan say three explosions have killed at least three people and wounded 19 others in the capital of the eastern province of Nangarhar, in what was described as the country’s first deadly attack since the Taliban gained control of most of the war-torn country more than a month ago.
Mohsin Dawar via The Diplomat: Pakistan has played an active role in creating, facilitating and supporting the Taliban over the decades, a fact that the state has stopped denying. But it has done so at the very heavy cost of the lives of thousands of Pakistanis and hundreds of thousands of Afghans. Pakistan continues to