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Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan
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Envoy: US Concerned About Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

A senior State Department official said the United States is “extremely concerned about the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan,” adding the country was suffering such a crisis before the military takeover by the Taliban in August.…
US Envoy Starts Trip to Discuss Way Forward on Crisis-hit Afghanistan
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US Envoy Starts Trip to Discuss Way Forward on Crisis-hit Afghanistan

The United States’ special representative for Afghanistan Monday began his first trip to Europe and Asia to discuss developments in the South Asian nation, where almost 23 million people, including children, are threatened with starvation.…
afganistan and us
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Khalilzad Urges US Engage With Taliban to Avert Afghan Collapse

The former United States special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said the Biden administration should engage with the Taliban to help ease the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the country now. Khalilzad, who negotiated the US withdrawal…
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Blame the US for Taliban Takeover, Not Afghans and Afghanistan Army

By: Sara Mercury, Twitter: @saramercury183 It was only a few days after the start of withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan for a complete withdrawal that the Taliban began to make significant progress on Afghanistan soil.…
The Latest: UN says Taliban must form inclusive Afghan govt
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The Latest: UN Says Taliban Must form Inclusive Afghan Govt

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution stressing that Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers need to establish an inclusive government with “the full, equal and meaningful participation of women and upholding human rights.”…
Max Baucus, the U.S. ambassador to China between February 2014 and January 2017 under former President Barack Obama
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China Will Be ‘Very Careful’ Dealing with the Taliban Government, Former U.S. Ambassador Says

China will tread cautiously in Afghanistan and its main goal would be to work with the Taliban on border security, a former U.S. ambassador to Beijing said. The world’s second-largest economy is one of the few countries that established friendly…
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Terrorism Will Increase Under Afghanistan’s Newly Appointed Taliban Government, Experts Warn

The Taliban in Afghanistan have named a new interim government led by hardliners as the group pledges to implement a strict Islamic rule over the country of roughly 40 million. The new cabinet of the freshly restored Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan…