Tags : Afghanistan

Afghan envoy cancels address on final day of UN meeting

Afghanistan’s envoy to the UN pulled out of delivering an address to the General Assembly Monday, as the diplomatic marathon that saw 100 leaders defy coronavirus fears to meet in person in New York drew to a close. Ghulam Isaczai, who represented president Ashraf Ghani’s regime that was ousted last month, had been due to […]Read More

U.S. presses Pakistan as Afghan crisis spirals, leaked docs show

Pakistan’s ambassador questioned reports of Taliban reprisals as U.S. diplomats struggle with refugee arrivals. The Biden administration is quietly pressing Pakistan to cooperate on fighting terrorist groups such as ISIS-K and Al Qaeda in the wake of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. In response, Pakistan — long accused by U.S. officials of aiding the Afghan […]Read More

My enemy’s enemy is my friend

by M Serajul Islam In this picture taken on August 13, a Taliban fighter holds a rocket-propelled grenade along the roadside in Herat, Afghanistan’s third biggest city, after government forces pulled out the day before following weeks of being under siege.— Agence France Presse DRAMATIC developments are taking place in world politics and strategic affairs. […]Read More