The Taliban said Monday they will participate in “intra-Afghan” talks in Moscow designed to bring together prominent Afghan figures, including former President Hamid Karzai, opposition figures and tribal elders – but no Kabul government officials.
A member of parliament believes that Russia tries to defeat the United States military in Afghanistan by challenging Washington’s peace efforts.
The leader of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba Hafiz Saeed claims that the United States blames Pakistan for its failures in Afghanistan while accusing Washington of using ISIS as a weapon against the Muslim countries.
The United States and Pakistan have many opportunities to work together for defeating terrorism and restoring stability in Afghanistan, says the US Department of Defence as the White House assures Kabul of its continued support.
In his recent analysis for the Hoover Institution, Colonel Ralph Peters called Pakistan a little empire. He sees two separate geographical entities within Pakistan straddling the Indus River with their respective distinct cultures. The side of Pakistan east of the Indus, he asserted, has the population and resources required to colonize the rest of Pakistan west of the river.
On April 30, in an explosion near the US embassy in Kabul, the journalists who came to report on an earlier blast, were the prime target of the suicide bomber.
The United States finally granted asylum to former Afghan Air Force Female pilot after she waited for 16 months for the US authorities to make a decision.
The White House on Tuesday condemned a double suicide blast in Kabul that killed at least 25 people, including nine journalists, saying there was no justification for such a senseless and heinous act.
Coordinated suicide attacks rocked the Quetta city of Pakistan on Tuesday leaving a number of security personnel dead or wounded.
Turkmenistan, as a neutral state, is ready to provide political space for the organization of a nationwide Afghan dialogue under the auspices and with the leading role of the UN, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, speaking to media representatives.