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At the Movies: Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film in ‘12 Strong' In the days and months following the Sept. 11 attacks, a small U.S. Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an uneasy alliance at best, an
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce | 3 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
Taliban leader approved Islamabad meeting on Afghan peace talks: sources ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A delegation approved by the Taliban's supreme leader visited the Pakistani capital this week for exploratory talks on restarting peace negotiations to end Afghanistan's 16-year war, two senior officials in the movement said.
Reuters | Jan 17, 2018 5:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Haley: US Afghanistan Strategy Is Working A senior U.S. official said Wednesday the Trump administrations Afghanistan strategy is working. They [the Afghan government] are starting to see the Taliban concede, they are starting to see them move towards coming to the table, said U.S. Ambassador to
Voice of America | Jan 17, 2018 5:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sources: Taliban Leader Approved Islamabad Meeting on Afghanistan Peace Talks A delegation approved by the Taliban's supreme leader visited the Pakistani capital this week for exploratory talks on restarting peace negotiations to end Afghanistan's 16-year war, two senior officials in the movement said. It was unclear if any progres
Voice of America | Jan 17, 2018 5:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Review: Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film in '12 Strong' In the days and months following the Sept. 11 attacks, a small U.S. Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an¦
Journal Review | Jan 17, 2018 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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Afghan Government, Taliban Deny Sending Envoys to Turkey Talks Afghanistan government negotiators and Taliban officials have reportedly opened unofficial talks in Turkey to discuss the groundwork for initiating a formal peace dialogue between the government and the insurgent group. Reports of the preliminary talks be
Voice of America | Jan 17, 2018 03:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A new U.S. air blitz in Afghanistan wont stop for winter. But will it stop the Taliban? A huge spike in airstrikes is the product of new rules that let U.S. forces hit Taliban targets at will, whereas under the Obama administration, they were restricted to defending Afghan forces under imminent attack.
Washington Post | Jan 17, 2018 01:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taliban Fighters Using High-Tech Gear Kill Afghan Forces A so-called Red Unit equipped with night-vision goggles and laser sights ambushed an Afghan Army post near Kunduz around 2:30 a.m., officials said.
New York Times | Jan 16, 2018 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taliban-linked cleric out of jail in Pakistan, into hospital Read full story for latest details.
CBS News | Jan 16, 2018 11:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistan releases pro-Taliban leader Sufi Muhammad Facing sedition charge, the 93-year-old cleric, known as father of Taliban in Swat, released on bail as trial continues.
Al Jazeera | Jan 16, 2018 08:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend