Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 From Charity That Clears Land Mines

Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 From Charity That Clears Land Mines

Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 From Charity That Clears Land Mines Attack in Afghanistan Kills 10 From Charity That Clears Land Mines Washington’s peace envoy to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, finished a four-day visit to Kabul on Tuesday. Mr. Khalilzad is an Afghan-born American diplomat who led negotiations ahead of the Trump administration’s February 2020 peace deal with the Taliban, which …

Read More »

C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan

C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan

C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan WASHINGTON — The rapid U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan is creating intense pressure on the C.I.A. to find new ways to gather intelligence and carry out counterterrorism strikes in the country, but the agency has few good options. The C.I.A., which has been at the heart …

Read More »

At Empty Afghanistan Bases, Echoes of a Long War

At Empty Afghanistan Bases, Echoes of a Long War

At Empty Afghanistan Bases, Echoes of a Long War At Empty Afghanistan Bases, Echoes of a Long War Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. In 2008, I was a Marine lance corporal. I was 20 years old. I graduated from high school in 2006. George W. …

Read More »

Pentagon Accelerates Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Pentagon Accelerates Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Pentagon Accelerates Withdrawal From Afghanistan Pentagon Accelerates Withdrawal From Afghanistan To keep tabs on the military situation on the ground, the U.S. military wants to continue using some version of what it calls the Combined Situational Awareness Room, where it coordinates with its Afghan counterparts (often over WhatsApp), funneling information and helping put air support and other forces into place …

Read More »

Day 1 of the End of the U.S. War in Afghanistan

Day 1 of the End of the U.S. War in Afghanistan

Day 1 of the End of the U.S. War in Afghanistan Day 1 of the End of the U.S. War in Afghanistan KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — On the morning of May 1, an Afghan transport aircraft landed at this sprawling military base in the country’s south. It was loaded with mortar shells, small-arms cartridges and 250-pound bombs to supply Afghan …

Read More »

Biden news live: US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan underway

Biden news live: US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan underway

Biden news live: US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan underway Biden news live: US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan underway Barack Obama reveals what he said in final call before Osama bin Laden was killed The final withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan and of the US’s “forever war” is formally beginning almost 20 years after the terror attacks of 11 September …

Read More »

The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan

The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan

The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan After an initial honeymoon, security deteriorated. The conflict became politically toxic in Britain, and when the U.S. surged in 2007 London had no appetite to do the same. Instead British commanders arranged a secret deal with Shiite militias, trading prisoner releases for a cessation …

Read More »

US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan

US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan

US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military has begun its complete withdrawal from Afghanistan, the top American commander there said Sunday, marking what amounts to the beginning of the end of the United States’ nearly 20-year-old war in the country. “I now have a set of orders,” …

Read More »

The U.S. War in Afghanistan: How It Started and How It Is Ending

The U.S. War in Afghanistan: How It Started and How It Is Ending

The U.S. War in Afghanistan: How It Started and How It Is Ending The U.S. War in Afghanistan: How It Started and How It Is Ending Even with violence escalating in the country, President Biden is bringing American troops home after nearly 20 years of war. Source link

Read More »

Biden’s Plan to End Afghanistan War Gives Some Detainees Hope for Release

Biden’s Plan to End Afghanistan War Gives Some Detainees Hope for Release

Biden’s Plan to End Afghanistan War Gives Some Detainees Hope for Release Biden’s Plan to End Afghanistan War Gives Some Detainees Hope for Release That, however, left unanswered the question of what it would mean if Afghanistan was no longer an active zone of armed conflict, even as fighting raged elsewhere thousands of miles away. Mr. Haroon’s case may be …

Read More »