Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Zalmay Khalilzad shake hands after signing peace agreement in Qatar on Feb.29, 2020. File/Reuters
The US seems to be sending mixed signals on Afghanistan (“It’ll take more than US-Taliban deal to keep radicals away,” Sept. 3, Gulf Today). While Trump is planning to withdraw troops
The US this week appeared to inch closer than ever towards a deal that would end its 18-year war with Afghanistan’s Taliban in exchange for the group promising not to allow transnational
"We're going to keep a presence there. We're reducing that presence very substantially and we're going to always have a presence.'
Sunday, April 13th, 1975, was a fateful day for Lebanon. I remember it well. My husband, 5-year old daughter, and I were returning home from a lunch party
Imagine waking up each day and wondering if you’ll be able to feed your children. This is the daily harsh reality for thousands of families facing a hunger crisis across the world.
It takes courage to be a politician, even if the bravery often takes the form of not thinking about the risks. Most of the MPs that I speak to say they don’t think about it much,