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A Rauf K Khattak

America seems like it’s on a war with truth in Afghanistan

On October 11, 2001 President George W. Bush was asked if he could avoid being drawn into a Vietnam-like situation in Afghanistan.

24 Dec 2019 1:38 AM

Is there a real chance of a return to peace in Afghanistan?

Boundaries have been appearing and disappearing, but ethnicities are more or less occupying the same spaces.

07 Dec 2019 1:33 AM

Afghans caught in middle of Taliban, US & Pak mistrust

The Americans took a long time verifying the authenticity of Agha’s identity and connections.

08 Oct 2019 1:35 AM

US in Afghan a copybook case: How not to fight a war

Steve Coll, journalist and author of Ghost Wars, has revealed some interesting facts about the Afghan war in his new book, Directorate S.

03 Aug 2019 1:16 AM

Will Taliban endorse new Loya Jirga?

Of the 20 or so grand jirgas held since 1700, eight were called in a short period between 2001 and 2019.

14 May 2019 12:05 AM


Can there be a place for empathy in Afghan war?

The US would not have been less safe if it had not invaded Iraq and Afghanistan.

22 Dec 2018 1:21 AM