As the United States prepares to pull out the entirety of its remaining 2,500 troops from Afghanistan (Liptak, 2021) — a move fast being followed by NATO allies in the war-tattered nation (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation [NATO], 2021a, 2021b) — the onus for
Our lives would have been an incomplete exercise and a wobbly sojourn without the active presence of women. We are all here because of women, our mothers. Yet a day doesn’t go without reports about the victimisation of women. And they emerge from across the world.
As the last US combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, the question arises: When is the war really over? For Afghans the answer is clear but grim: no time soon. An emboldened Taliban insurgency is making battlefield gains, and prospective
Biden's embrace, however, comes only months after US officials were pressuring Ghani to step aside for a transitional government under a draft political accord that they floated in a failed gambit to break a stalemate in peace talks.
President Joe Biden promised Afghanistan’s top leaders a “sustained” partnership even as he moves to accelerate winding down the United States’ longest war amid escalating Taliban violence.
The insecurity in Afghanistan is just not of the political kind. The takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban has triggered an unspeakable fear of the unknown among the residents, particularly among the women. The Taliban have vowed to respect the
India is yet to formulate a coherent policy on Afghanistan which fell into Taliban’s lap last week even before all US troops were out of the country. It was in 2001 that the US and some of its allies sent troops to Afghanistan to oust the Taliban regime, which had
Proposals for a European Union (EU) army have re-emerged after the Afghan fiasco — but many member states still remain ‘hard to convince, about its feasibility.
The loss of Mazar-i-Sharif and Jalalabad were huge back-to-back blows for Ghani and his government, Taliban further tightening grip on country
"Today is a great day for the Afghan people and the mujahideen. They have witnessed the fruits of their efforts and their sacrifices for 20 years," Mohammad Naeem, the spokesman for the Taliban's political office, told the media.