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Nation-building in Afghanistan, Iraq was never going to work

By : Daniel Pipes , Washington Times As usual, after World War I, victors plundered losers, especially the German one. The victors demanded the payment of huge reparations; under one plan, German charges would have continued until 1988.…
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World Powers to Meet With Iran at U.N. To Push For Return to Nuclear Talks -France

Ministers from Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia will meet with Iran at the United Nations later this week to try to give fresh momentum to stalled talks over reviving a 2015 nuclear deal, France's foreign minister said on Monday.…
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Jim Gilmore: Biden’s Afghanistan Debacle Increases Risk of ‘Hot War’ with Russia, China

President Joe Biden has tried to put the American involvement in Afghanistan behind us. He is determined to withdraw us from "endless wars." But the truth is that war against those who use violence and terror to achieve their ends will never…
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Taliban Must Allow Departures from Afghanistan, Blinken Says

The new Taliban-led Afghan government must live up to its commitments to allow safe passage for those looking to leave Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said. Speaking from Germany on Wednesday during a virtual meeting of…
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U.S. to Discuss Way forward on Iran in Moscow, Paris Talks

U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley will visit Moscow and Paris this week for talks with Russian and European officials on Iran's nuclear program, the State Department said in a statement on Tuesday. The talks will cover "Iran's nuclear…
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German military completes withdrawal from Afghanistan

The German military late on Wednesday concluded its withdrawal from Afghanistan after almost two decades, finishing Germany's deadliest military mission since World War 2. "Our last troops left Afghanistan this night after almost 20 years and…
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Germany and UK to follow US out of Afghanistan

Germany's defense minister has announced that the Bundeswehr will withdraw from Afghanistan in September. It comes amid US plans to withdraw by September 11. Germany will match US plans for the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, Defense…

Julian Assange supporters hold vigils to mark arrest anniversary

Vigils have been held in cities across the world to mark the second anniversary of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being detained in prison after he was dragged from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Supporters demanding his release joined…
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Yemeni men appeal US drone attack case to highest German court

The appeal again seeks to hold Germany accountable for US drone attacks launched involving airbases on its soil. Two Yemeni men who allege their relatives were killed in an American drone attack have appealed their case to Germany’s highest…
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German Foreign Minister Expects Biden To Change US Position On Afghanistan, Iran

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 28th January, 2021) German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday that he expects new US President Joe Biden to change Washington's position regarding the issues of troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan…