The possible return of the Taliban is an unappetizing prospect for India that sees it as an encouragement to Islamic radicalism, but also military and political empowerment of Pakistan.
Nearly two decades and tens of thousands of deaths later, the failure is patent.
Whoever’s ahead when the results are announced on October 19, the U.S. has lost out on playing the trusted mediator.
Trump’s conscience, and alleged honor, were not bothered by the sight of thousands of innocent victims, but only by the death of one of his invading soldiers.
Donald Trump has got rid of a hardliner with the dismissal of John Bolton, the president’s third National Security Advisor in less than four years in power.
While pivotal appointments are often off the merry-go-round, the occasional shuffling of the team underlines the discord at the helm of the White House and the [Read more]
Afghanistan cannot become a hotbed of terror once more ... the American military and international forces must not withdraw or reduce their presence.
The U.S. needs to become more firmly engaged if it wants to achieve a ceasefire between the Afghan government and their Taliban archenemies...
What [U.S. envoy] Khalilzad has negotiated during nine rounds of talks over the last year is just window dressing, a peace agreement without peace.