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    Korea, Afghanistan and never-ending war trap

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:05am on August 26, 2017

    THERE are more parallels between an unfinished 1950s war in Northeast Asia and an ongoing 16-year-old war in the crossroads between Central and South Asia...

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    India welcomes Trump commitment to Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:56am on August 24, 2017

    India welcomed president Donald Trump’s plan to increase US engagement in Afghanistan on Tuesday, saying it shares Washington’s concerns about a safe haven for terrorists...

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    The lies on Afghanistan

    by Matthew Hoh | Updated at 12:05am on August 24, 2017

    THERE has never been progress by the US military in Afghanistan, unless you are asking the US military contractors or the Afghan drug barons, of...

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    Trump to present vision for US strategy in Afghanistan war

    Reuters | Updated at 11:35am on August 21, 2017

    It will be president Donald Trump’s turn on Monday to address a problem that vexed his two predecessors when he details his strategy for...

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    War without end

    by Sandra Petersmann | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2017

    In June 2017, US secretary of defence Jim Mattis summed up the status of the United States’ longest war in one straightforward sentence given to...

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    Taliban release 235 hostages after Afghanistan ‘massacre’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:40am on August 09, 2017

    The Taliban released 235 hostages from a remote village in northern Afghanistan where it allegedly massacred around 50 civilians along with Islamic State insurgents but...

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    Dozens killed in ‘brutal’ Sar-e Pul attack

    BBC | Updated at 08:15am on August 07, 2017

    At least 50 civilians have been killed by militants in northern Afghanistan, officials say...

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    29 killed in Afghan Shia mosque attack

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 12:48am on August 03, 2017

    A suicide bomber and a gunman killed at least 29 people and wounded 63 at a packed Shia mosque in Afghanistan’s main western city of...

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    Time to get out of Afghanistan

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2017

    IN AFGANISTAN on July 24 a Taliban suicide bomber killed forty people in the centre of Kabul, just four days after a US airstrike killed...

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    Afghan official says blast at Shiite mosque kills 29 

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:10am on August 02, 2017

    A suicide bomber stormed into the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan's Herat province Tuesday night opening fire on worshippers before blowing himself up, killing at least...