Kabul (TNA) – A large number of prisoners, all of them senior members of Daesh (also ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group, broke out of a Taliban prison in northwest Afghanistan after US troops helped them escape through a covert operation. According to Tasnim dispatches, American forces operating in Afghanistan carriedContinue Reading

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Kabul (AHT) – One of the stated objectives of coalition forces led by the U.S. to invade Afghanistan in 2001 was to overthrow the Taliban from power and help Afghans form a democratic and relatively stable government. The main objective of getting rid of the extremist group – the Taliban,Continue Reading

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Kabul (NEO) – In recent months the US President has reversed yet another campaign pledge to pull out of Afghanistan, America’s longest war, and instead has begun to deploy an added 3,000 troops there. At the same time he has lashed out at the government of Pakistan accusing it ofContinue Reading

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Kabul (TNA) – Washington has agreed to classify data on the number of Afghan security forces killed and wounded in the conflict, a US watchdog said, after months of soaring casualties and targeted attacks have eroded morale. The decision was slammed on Monday by the US government’s Special Inspector GeneralContinue Reading

blackwater afghanistan

Kabul (AHT) – Recently The Atlantic published an article promoting the idea of sending mercenaries to Afghanistan to “fix” the country. That idea even made its way to the White House. According to the article, the idea was proposed by the private-military industry at the request of Steve Bannon, President Trump’s chief strategist and JaredContinue Reading

Kabul (Tasnim) – A strategic area in Afghanistan’s Faryab Province has fallen to the hands of armed insurgents, local officials said on Wednesday. According to Tasnim dispatches, the officials said the Aq Balaq District in Bilchiragh in the southern part of Faryab Province has fallen to armed insurgents. Abdolkarim Uresh,Continue Reading

This article will be meant to address a failed state propped up by the US as a case study in what happens when western and gulf backed insurgents are actually allowed to win a war against a popular revolutionary and then democratically legitimized coalition government. There are major differences betweenContinue Reading

(GPA) Kabul – In one of his final moves in office, president Obama has committed another 2,300 US troops to Afghanistan to help the government curb the resurgence of the Taliban. After a year of territorial gains by the Taliban in their fight against the weakened Afghani government, the USContinue Reading