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Critics of US-Taliban Deal Say Militants Can’t Be Trusted
July 06, 2020

Critics of US-Taliban Deal Say Militants Can’t Be Trusted

By Associated Press
Information about Russian bounties for dead Americans was included in a brief before the U.S.-Taliban deal was signed. 

Why Are the Taliban Wooing a Persecuted Afghanistan Minority Group?
May 28, 2020

Why Are the Taliban Wooing a Persecuted Afghanistan Minority Group?

By Yatharth Kachiar
Reports that the Taliban have recruited a Hazara leader are part of broader efforts to change the militant group’s image.
COVID-19 in Afghanistan: Going Beyond a Ceasefire
May 18, 2020

COVID-19 in Afghanistan: Going Beyond a Ceasefire

By Ben Francis
A ceasefire is necessary to give all Afghans the best possible chance of defeating their common enemy: COVID-19. But there are limitations.

Taliban Say They Don’t Have Missing US Contractor
May 11, 2020

Taliban Say They Don’t Have Missing US Contractor

By Associated Press
"We don't have any information about the missing American," a Taliban spokesman says.

Afghan Officials: Suicide Bomber Kills 3 Civilians in Kabul
April 29, 2020

Afghan Officials: Suicide Bomber Kills 3 Civilians in Kabul

By Associated Press
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Afghan officials have blamed the Taliban.

Taliban Say US Bombing Insurgents at Home Contrary to Deal
April 16, 2020

Taliban Say US Bombing Insurgents at Home Contrary to Deal

By Associated Press
The U.S. military has refused to address the Taliban's specific complaint but has said that it is abiding by the agreement.

Afghanistan Frees 100 Taliban, But Group Hasn’t Verified
April 09, 2020

Afghanistan Frees 100 Taliban, But Group Hasn’t Verified

By Associated Press
The prisoner release is a critical first step to intra-Afghan negotiations aimed at bringing an end to decades of war in Afghanistan.
Taliban Warn Peace Deal With US Near Breaking Point
April 07, 2020

Taliban Warn Peace Deal With US Near Breaking Point

By Associated Press
A Taliban statement warned of more violence if the U.S. and Afghan government continue alleged violations of the Feb. 29 deal.

Afghan Officials Say Taliban Attacks Kill 11 Troops, Police
March 30, 2020

Afghan Officials Say Taliban Attacks Kill 11 Troops, Police

By Associated Press
The Taliban have not claimed responsibility for the latest attacks which Kabul says they carried out on Afghan forces.

Via Video Conference, Afghan Government and Taliban Discuss Prisoner Releases
March 27, 2020

Via Video Conference, Afghan Government and Taliban Discuss Prisoner Releases

By Catherine Putz
Despite political infighting in Kabul, the government and Taliban are discussing the first step in their peace process.

The Long War in Afghanistan Might Be Over. Who Won?
March 08, 2020

The Long War in Afghanistan Might Be Over. Who Won?

By Kambaiz Rafi
There might be no clear winner after all, but what exactly will that mean for Afghanistan and the region?
Taliban Say They Handed Cease-fire Offer to US Peace Envoy
January 16, 2020

Taliban Say They Handed Cease-fire Offer to US Peace Envoy

By Associated Press
The offer was stated in a document, according to the group.

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