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Afrasiab Khattak: World turns back to Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: A senior Pashton politician of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has expressed concerns over the current chaos in Afghanistan, saying that the world turned its back to this war-torn country. Afrasiab Khattak, a former senator and top Pashton politician in a video message said that “A grave tragedy is happening in …

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Rep. Michael Waltz: We can still save Afghanistan but we need bold leadership – now

The devastation in Afghanistan is heartbreaking and infuriating. The Taliban are barreling towards seizing control of the country and could very well take Kabul before the 20th anniversary of September 11th.  In their wake, Al Qaeda is poised to come roaring back and attack America, once again. As an American, …

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Retired British general: Afghanistan on cusp of becoming terrorists’ hotbed in wake of West’s failed war

Abdul Rahman Habibzui KABUL: A retired British army general says that the US-led Western troops who invaded Afghanistan in the name of ‘war on terror’ have been defeated in the war. Lord David Richards said Saturday that the United States as the flag bearer of the 20-year long war in …

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Is Peace possible in Afghanistan without a clear vision?

Peace is the absence of war, while war is the absence of peace! A negotiated peace in Afghanistan presents a number of challenges. The duration of the war over several decades has created a number of situations, that requires an in-depth examination in light of the peace negotiations that took …

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U.S. failed in Afghanistan, here is to know why?

By Rafiullah Anwari I remember my childhood in the village. My family has just returned home-Afghanistan from a Pakistani refugee camp. I could see the grimy picture around- which the Soviet-Union and Civil war left behind there. But there was still hope and joy for a better future and better …

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Pakistan’s vicious intensions regarding Wakhan corridor

Commentary KABUL: The Islamabad Policy Research Institute released an incorrect map of Afghanistan that eliminated a huge part of northeastern Badakhshan province. The map highlights the areas controlled by the Taliban. According to the post, roughly 19% of the districts have been attributed to be under control of Taliban at …

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Turks and Afghans Should Fight Against FETO

With the Spirit of Their Historical Bond and Brotherhood By Cihad Erginay, Ambassador of Turkey in Afghanistan This week, Turkey marks the fifth anniversary of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt that was orchestrated by Fethullah Gülen and his terrorist group (FETÖ). The assault on Turkey’s democratic institutions resulted in …

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Is the Violent Endgame in Afghanistan Leading Up to a New ‘Great Game’?

The US’s hasty retreat may have been compelled by its desire to tackle its perception of “Chinese threat”. The continued unconditional withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, despite the Taliban’s brutal and aggressive push for a military victory and their refrain from participating in intra-Afghan political dialogue, proves – if …

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Government is restricting access to information

Commentary KABUL: The appointment of a new spokesman for the security departments is another effort by the government to restrict access to the information. Waheed Omer, Director General Office of Public and Strategic Affairs Government of Afghanistan on Tuesday introduced the new spokesman, Gen. Ajma Shinwari. As sever clashes rage …

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Will Afghans welcome Turkey, if it include Pakistan in Kabul airport mission?

Commentary Speaking to the reporters after a series of meetings with the NATO leaders on the sideline of the alliance summit, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan  said that Turkey was seeking Pakistan and Hungary’ involvement in a new likely mission in Afghanistan after the departure of the U.S. NATO …

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