In a previous blog post, I wrote about Afghan president Ashraf Ghani's initiatives to woo Pakistan to exert pressure on the Taliban to begin serious negotiations and bring peace to his war torn country. Ghani has placed most if not all of his eggs ... Huffington Post, 1 month ago
What I Saw in Afghanistan - New Yorker, 1 month ago
- 13:43 Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a press conference at the حresidential palace in Kabul, May 11, 2015. Islam Times - The Afghan government says it will keep the door open for peace negotiations with Taliban militants and other ...Islam Times, 1 day ago Kabul: Door open for peace talks Taliban Iran Daily, 1 day ago Door open for peace talks with Taliban: Kabul GlobalSecurity.org, 21 hours ago Door Open for Peace Talks Taliban Kayhan International, 22 hours ago
NEW DELHI: The new Taliban has 'Made in Pakistan' stamp all over it. And it's not merely the new leader Akhtar Mansour who has been doing Pakistan's bidding for years and received Masood Azhar, released during the 1999 Kandahar hijack. The new ...Times of India, 19 hours ago New Taliban Leaders Have Deep Experience in Afghan Insurgency VOA News, 4 days ago Taliban Fast Facts WXOK-AM, 6 days ago
As it was with his predecessor Mullah Mohamed Omar, little is known about the new leader of the Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor. Those who have met him describe him as soft-spoken and reclusive. But Mullah Mansoor has been part of the Taliban's core ...Yahoo! Maktoob News, 1 day ago Who could take over? Pune Mirror, 5 days ago
The Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan entered a new phase of its history as the group has picked Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor as replacement for its deceased charismatic leader Mullah Mohammad Omar. After many speculations over death of Mullah ...Daily Outlook, 1 day ago New Taliban leader takes over divided group Sky News Australia, 4 days ago New Taliban Chief Takes Over Divided Group Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 4 days ago
World Bulletin / News Desk TheU.S. has calledon Taliban to make peace with the Afghan government now that the U.S. intelligence community has assessed that Mullah Mohammed Omar, the former leader of the Afghan Taliban, is dead. "While the ...World Bulletin, 3 days ago
One of the most wanted men in the world for over a decade, Mullah Omar was also one of the most elusive. There are no clear photographs in existence of the tall, one-eyed leader of Afghanistan's Taliban insurgents, and only a handful of foreigners ...Reuters, 6 days ago Taliban leader, who Afghanistan says is dead, a pious enigma AlertNet, 6 days ago Afghan government says Taliban leader is dead Stars and Stripes, 6 days ago Afghan intelligence agency says Taliban leader is dead Stars and Stripes, 6 days ago
The exact circumstances surrounding the reports of Mullah Omar's death remain unclear, and some facts remain uncertain. It does seem likely, however, that the central power structure of the Taliban covered up his death in 2013 in an effort to ...Center for Strategic and International Studies, 4 days ago Taliban Names Successor To Late Leader Mullah Omar Malaysian Digest, 4 days ago Taliban name Mullah Omar's deputy his successor Gulf Daily News, 4 days ago Afghan government confirms Mullah Omar's death Hindustan Times, 5 days ago
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In early 2011, then-CIA Director Leon Panetta confronted the president of Pakistan with a disturbing piece of intelligence. The spy agency had learned that Mohammad Omar, the Taliban leader who had become one of the world's most wanted fugitives ...Washington Post, 4 days ago
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9:44 AM ET By Kevin Baron The D Brief It was Ash Carter's turn to defend the Iran deal, so the White House sent him to face Senate Republicans armed and ready—and with some backup. The result was a rare sight yesterday on the Hill: Four ...Defense One, 5 days ago
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