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The US Afghanistan Taliban Merry-go-round

Jim W. Dean - The revolving door of US generals and proclamations that the corner has been turned in Afghanistan seems to be a perpetual motion exercise.

RT – Taliban rains on Kabul security with Airport attack

Jim W. Dean - The Taliban lost no time in raining on the new US Afghanistan initiative's parade by showing they could not only strike the airport during an unannounced VIP visit just a few hours after the visitor arrived, but get close enough to use 29 rounds of RPGs.

Could the Afghan war go on forever?

Jim W. Dean - The Afghan war will go on because whatever losses are inflicted on the Taliban, they can easily replace them...maybe forever. 

Afghanistan War Report – September 16, 2017: Taliban Attacks NATO Convoy

...from SouthFront On Friday, a Taliban suicide bomber driving a car bomb slammed into a convoy of NATO forces near Kandahar Airbase in Trank Pul...

Afghans Fear US Army, NATO Operations More Than the Taliban

On Wednesday, 12 civilians were killed and 16 wounded in American airstrikes in Afghanistan's eastern province Logar. Afghan politicians commented to Sputnik Afghanistan on the issue, noting that civilians fear US army and NATO operations more that the Taliban.

Trump vows victory in Afghanistan, stays silent on troop levels

Jim W. Dean - Trump is setting himself up as he always does to be able to blame someone else for the failure, or just declare political bankruptcy, which worked so well in his real estate career.

Taliban warns Afghanistan will become ‘a graveyard’ for US

The Taliban warned that Afghanistan would become "a graveyard" for the United States Tuesday after President Donald Trump cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country.

Trump announces greater involvement in Afghanistan; Taliban pledge to fight on

President Donald Trump announced on Monday night his administration’s plans to continue the engagement of the United States military in Afghanistan, a strategy meant to combat the influence of the Taliban and the ISIS affiliate in the country that will for go a formal timetable and instead rely upon “conditions on the ground” to guide U.S. activities.

Taliban ‘Open Letter’ to Trump Urges US to Leave Afghan

The Taliban called on US President Donald Trump on Tuesday to review the strategy for the war in Afghanistan and to hold peaceful dialogue directly with Afghans instead of engaging "corrupt" politicians.

Moscow Calls Reports of Russia’s Alleged Arms Supplies to Taliban ‘Groundless’

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the claims that Russia is allegedly supplying weapons to the Taliban movement (banned in Russia) in...

“Madman” Mattis Said Russia Arming Taliban, “Says the Kettle to the...

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that Washington "will confront Russia" after a top US military commander claimed Moscow is "sending weapons" to the Taliban. No specifics or evidence were provided to support the claims which Moscow has previously denied.

Russia may be supplying the Taliban: NATO commander

General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO's supreme allied commander who also heads the US military's European Command, told lawmakers he had seen Russian influence expand in multiple regions, including in Afghanistan.

Pressure on Taliban leaders, makes Afghan Issue more Complex

Nazar Mohammad Mutmaeen for Veterans Today Afghan writer and political Analyst based in Kabul Two years ago, I had heard from the important Afghan officials and...

Taliban’s attacks on foreigners’ hotel and logistics center ended with the...

Taliban’s attacks on foreigners’ hotel and logistics center ended with the deaths of hundreds of foreign forces. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has announced details of the attack.

A biography of Mawlawi Haibatullah, the Taliban new Supreme Leader

Nazar Mohammad Mutmaeen Afghan writer and Political Analyst based in Kabul Sheikh Mawlawi Haibatullah son of Mawlawi. Abdul Satar had been lived and raised in Spirwan...

Dead Taliban Leader, Killed in Drone Strike, Insists He is Alive

The recent report that Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor, leader of the Afghan Freedom Fighters Taliban, was killed in a U.S. drone strike, is not...

Is Russia Arming the Taliban?

U.S. Congress Washington D.C. Dear Honorable Congresspersons: I strongly believe the proposed four-way talks, which are to be held in Pakistan in January, 2016 regarding peace in...

Taliban vs. ISIS: Supremacy in Afghanistan

By Masud Wadan, For Veterans Today The Islamic State speedily expanded over vast territories in Iraq and Syria and inspired some other terrorist networks and...

Why Kunduz Matters for Taliban?

Finally after months of besieging Kunduz city, the Taliban seized the city on Monday

What does the capture of Musa Qala signify about Taliban and...

The Taliban are winning as US puppet regime stutters

What’s behind the rumors of resignation of the head of Taliban...

On 27th July, 2015, reports on death of Mullah Mohammad Omar Mujahid, leader of the Taliban broadcasted

Who set Fire to Malmand town in Sangin; Government or Taliban?

Fazal Mohammad said that the local people hide in their homes when they learn about the Special Forces attending the area, because they arrest the villagers and the local people and make them to walk in front of them in order to become targeted by the mines,

Who is Hurdle to Peace: Taliban or Govt’s Inner Circle?

America's mess, the narco-republic of Afghanistan

The China and Taliban talks; is it the government success?

Taliban can to meet with Chinese officials before 2009, on that time the ministry of Mines announced the bid of the Ayank copper mine, lastly the contract awarded to Chines company, America request the detail of meeting, China can’t refuse it, America had proof of the meeting, the America Afghan spay participated on that meeting, and the meeting minutes was already presented to America.

Glasgow, Sydney and Peshawar

We have to free ourselves of our obsession with ‘lone wolves’. Wolves hunt in packs. When was the last time you were attacked by a lone wolf?

NEO – Rafi Sheikh – US Withdrawal Plan and the future...

- Salman Rafi Sheikh - The plan to end the longest war in US history is actually the plan to further prolong the war and to destabilize Afghanistan.

Islam-Books not Bullets

It is so ironic that Muslims today seems to forget that the first word that came from Allah through the archangel Gabriel was “ Iqra’ or read” and from the numbers of books authored or published within the Arab and Muslim world, “read” is the last thing Muslims do, with more bullets than books. Rich homes have more arts than libraries and books.

Taliban “Maneuvers” at Peace Table

The Taliban’s (Pakistan Chapter) has lived up to the tagline of unpredictable from the battlefield to the negotiation table. Surrounded by smoke screen, the GOP finally was able to convince all stakeholders that peace shall be given the first slot through negotiations with TTP.

Pakistan’s Cliffhanger: Between the Good & Bad Taliban

The stalemate stretching over the uncertain future for warzone Afghanistan has markedly matured in the past few months, credited to American realization (though with limitation) that inclusion of Taliban in accepted norms into power will guarantee a lasting solution.

President Obama Why Have You Become a Warmonger?

President Obama, you're not attacking Syria because of an alleged and unproven Chemical attack, You're doing so because ISRAEL demands it of you, and once you destroy Syria, Israel will want more blood, next it will be Iran.