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Tag: Afghanistan

Peace with the Taliban will not be peaceful

The Taliban is more than happy to negotiate the terms of US withdrawal — but if and only if an…

Taliban routs commando company in one of Afghanistan’s most secure rural districts

Another company of the elite Special Forces commandos was overrun, this time in the once impenetrable district of Jaghuri in…

At Moscow conference, Taliban refers to itself as the “Islamic Emirate” 61 times

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is the name of the Taliban's government before the US deposed it after the Sept.…

“The international status of the Islamic Emirate will be strengthened” due to Moscow meeting, Taliban brags

The Taliban said that the Moscow conference serves as a propaganda and diplomatic coup for the group, as it has…

Taliban storms fourth Afghan base this month

All but three of the border policemen manning the outpost were either killed or captured, according to reports. The base…

Taliban overruns military bases in Uruzgan’s capital and Faryab

The Taliban continues to press its successful attacks on the Afghan security forces even as they withdraw from more remote…

Taliban, Pakistani military mourn death of extremist cleric

The Afghan Taliban, Pakistani Taliban and Pakistani military have all honored Maulana Sami ul-Haq, a influential and radical cleric who…

US military continues to spin a Taliban victory against Islamic State as its own

The US military's repeated attempts to spin the Taliban's victory in Jawzjan as its own only serves to demonstrate just…