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Not Winning in Afghanistan: Why?

Not Winning in Afghanistan: Why?

By Solaiman M. Fazel | (Informed Comment) | - - Candidate Trump in his dynamic public rallies repeatedly criticized the former U.S. president for not winning anymore. Trump also mentioned, “If I’m…
Afghan Women Take Up Arms Against The Taliban

Afghan Women Take Up Arms Against The Taliban

By RFE/RL's Afghan Service The leader of a fledgling women's militia in northern Afghanistan says dozens of volunteers have joined the fight since a handful of women recently took up arms to…
The Taliban Threat to Northern Afghanistan

The Taliban Threat to Northern Afghanistan

By Bruce Pannier | ( RFE/RL) The security problems in northwest Afghanistan continue despite several trips to the region by Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, a former general who comes from…
America’s Never-Ending Wars: #1

America’s Never-Ending Wars: #1

By Ann Jones | (Tomdispatch.com) | - - Ten months ago, on December 28, 2014, a ceremony in Kabul officially marked the conclusion of America’s very long war in Afghanistan. President Obama…