Subscribe

Tag

U.S.-Taliban deal

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. 

Keeping a Bad Deal at All Costs: US Moral Failure in Afghanistan
June 24, 2020

Keeping a Bad Deal at All Costs: US Moral Failure in Afghanistan

By  Aidan Mark Lewis
U.S. policy toward Afghanistan has been short-sighted and ill-conceived for decades.
Afghanistan Update: Is the February 2020 US-Taliban Deal Making Headway?
June 13, 2020

Afghanistan Update: Is the February 2020 US-Taliban Deal Making Headway?

By Ankit Panda
The Diplomat's Catherine Putz explains the state of the February 2020 U.S.-Taliban agreement.

Does India Have a New Playbook for a New Afghanistan? 
June 10, 2020

Does India Have a New Playbook for a New Afghanistan? 

By Monish Tourangbam and Neha Dwivedi
India’s engagement with, or rather estrangement from, the Taliban is being debated more intensely.

UN Report: Taliban Maintains Ties to Al-Qaeda
June 02, 2020

UN Report: Taliban Maintains Ties to Al-Qaeda

By Catherine Putz
Beyond highlighting the ongoing connections between the Taliban and al-Qaeda, the report exposes fragility in the U.S.-Taliban agreement.

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.

SEALs Tried to Locate US Citizen Taken by Afghan Militants
April 30, 2020

SEALs Tried to Locate US Citizen Taken by Afghan Militants

By Associated Press
Mark R. Frerichs, a contractor, was captured by members of the Haqqani network in late January.
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.

Afghanistan Sees Drop in Civilian Casualties, But Threat Remains Serious
April 27, 2020

Afghanistan Sees Drop in Civilian Casualties, But Threat Remains Serious

By Catherine Putz
The UN says more than 500 civilians were killed in the first three months of 2020 and urged a ceasefire so the country can focus on fighting COVID-19.

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.

Page 1 of 3