Afghanistan

If Afghanistan is to progress, women must be given a say

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk A peace agreement with the Taliban will only be meaningful if women are involved in the negotiations, say Anne-Marie Slaughter and Ashley Jackson When Zalmay Khalilzad was appointed as the US special representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation in September 2018, an end to America’s longest war seemed in sight. Now, following US president Donald […]

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After deadly assault on Afghan base, Taliban sit for talks with U.S. diplomats

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

Mujib Mashal, Fahim Abed and Fatima Faizi KABUL: The Taliban infiltrated an Afghan intelligence base on Monday, killing dozens of people in what Afghan officials said was one of the deadliest attacks against the intelligence service in the 17-year war with the Taliban. While the Afghan police and army have been dying in record numbers, […]

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Taliban confirm meeting US representatives in Qatar

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Taliban said on Monday (January 21) that they were holding two-day talks with the U.S. officials in Doha, capital of Qatar. In a press release available with Afghan Islamic Press (AIP), Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed that their representatives were meeting U.S. officials in Doha. “Talks were started with U.S. representatives […]

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