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US Envoy Meets Taliban Foreign Minister

The US special envoy on Afghanistan has met the Taliban’s acting foreign minister in the Qatari capital Doha and stressed international opposition to the group’s expanding curbs on women and girls. “Girls must be back in school, women…
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Foreign Ministers of the US and Pakistan Discuss Afghanistan in a Meeting

Anthony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, met with his Pakistani counterpart, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in New York. The two parties emphasized the importance of bilateral collaboration on regional peace, counter-terrorism, Afghanistan’s…
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Department of Defense continues to downplay Taliban and Al Qaeda threat in Afghanistan

The U.S. military continues to underestimate Al Qaeda’s strength in Afghanistan and overestimate the threat posed by the Islamic State’s Khorasan Province. The newly released Department of Defense Inspector General report on…
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ISIS in Afghanistan Building Capability to Strike on US Soil, Pentagon IG Says

The Islamic State group’s branch in Afghanistan likely will develop the ability to target the U.S. homeland within the next 12 to 18 months, a Pentagon report said. The group, known as ISIS-K, has grown stronger and recruited more fighters…
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US takes control of Afghanistan embassy, consulates

The United States has taken control of Afghanistan’s embassy in Washington and the country’s consulates in New York and Beverly Hills, California, the State Department said Tuesday. The State Department said it had assumed “sole responsibility”…
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US-Taliban deal pushed Afghanistan to collapse, watchdog finds

The US deal with the Taliban - forged under former US President Donald Trump and implemented under President Joe Biden - was "the single most important factor" in the rapid collapse of Afghanistan's forces as American troops withdrew last year. As…
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After Ending ‘Forever War’ in Afghanistan, Biden Sends Troops to Somalia

Months after putting an end to what he called a "forever war" in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden is reversing his predecessor's decision to also pull back forces from Somalia, signaling an intensification of U.S. military presence and engagement…
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Intervention Narratives: Afghanistan, the United States, and the Global War on Terror (War Culture)

by : Purnima Bose, Amazon Link Purnima Bose is Associate Professor of English, and Director of the Cultural Studies Program at Indiana University. She is the author of Organizing Empire: Individualism, Collective Agency, and India, and…
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UNICEF Asks Not To Turn Our Backs on the Children of Yemen, Ukraine, the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has requested that the children of Ukraine and those in the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan and Yemen, who are also suffering the consequences of the invasion, not be turned away from Russia to Ukraine.…
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British political elites made a killing off the destruction of Afghanistan

by : Lowkey , THE NEW ARAB As Afghanistan's proud people now struggle to emerge from the crater that NATO allies bombed them into, glazed and jaded eyes in Britain gaze past them. The invasion and occupation of Afghanistan by the United…