Tag: Taliban

‘Unprincipled cut-and-run’ would betray Afghanistan’s fragile democratic process

     

  Does the U.S. risk turning a chance for success in Afghanistan into a shameful failure? If the result of a quick withdrawal is the collapse of the government and… Read more »

Afghanistan: time to wage war for peace?

     

Contrary to expert expectations and the predictions of many analysts, the death of the Taliban’s leader brought about almost no struggle for succession in the group, notes Moh. Sayed Madadi,… Read more »

Afghan peace talks rest on Taliban ‘fantasy’?

     

United States airstrikes have helped to break a bloody impasse between Afghan troops and Taliban militants north of Kabul, allowing repair crews to reach downed power lines and restore electricity… Read more »