Trump throws curveball on Afghan troop levels - The Hill

Friday, October 9, 2020

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Washington scrambled Thursday to make sense of President Trump’s plans for Afghanistan after he said all U.S. troops “should” be “home by Christmas.” The suggestion, delivered in a Wednesday evening tweet, came just hours after his own national security adviser said the...

Fresh attacks in Afghanistan could hurt peace talks - PRI The World

Monday, August 3, 2020

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ISIS militants in Afghanistan carried out a brazen attack on a prison located in the Eastern parts of the country Sunday night. As The World’s Shirin Jaafari reports, the attack, which went on for about 20 hours, raises questions about security and peace talks.

Afghan peace process 'undermined' by Taliban Samangan attack - The National

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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A Taliban attack on a provincial headquarters of Afghanistan’s intelligence agency which left 10 people dead will undermine the fragile peace process, experts say. The car bomb and ensuing gunfire assault in Samangan’s provincial capital Aybak on Monday ended with...

Violence, confusion complicate Afghanistan peace deal - Stars and Stripes

Friday, March 6, 2020

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During the first week of the U.S. peace deal with the Taliban, the militant group resumed its offensives against Afghan troops, provoking an outcry among U.S. officials who say the violence is a threat to the agreement and causing confusion over its...