Published: May 02, 2021
After the Talibans hard-line government collapsed in 2001, American leaders dismissed some senior militants attempts to join the new Afghan political order, shunning a group that had isolated itself from the outside world, harbored al-Qaida and relegated women out of sight.
Published: April 18, 2021
WASHINGTON - Three months after taking office, President Joe Biden has reestablished the formal decision process, which his direct predecessor seemed determined to destroy, that has guided U.S. administrations through foreign policymaking since the Second World War.
Published: April 17, 2021
WASHINGTON - The military and intelligence agencies are racing to refine plans for countering extremist groups in Afghanistan following President Joe Biden's planned troop withdrawal, but current and former officials warn it will be far more difficult to head off threats to U.S. security from afar.
Published: April 15, 2021
BRUSSELS - The 30-member NATO alliance on Wednesday unanimously backed the United States' decision to withdraw all forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 after President Joe Biden's top diplomat and defense official made the cause for the move in a joint visit to Brussels.
Published: April 14, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden will withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan over the coming months, people familiar with the plans said, completing the military exit by or before the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that first drew the United States into its longest war.
Published: March 14, 2021
DOHA, Qatar - The United States has launched its most aggressive push yet for a political settlement to end two decades of conflict in Afghanistan, but some Afghan officials are warning the campaign could backfire: deadlocking talks, undermining theelectedgovernment and plunging the country deeper into violence.
Published: March 05, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration has imposed temporary limits on drone strikes targeting suspected terrorists outside the battlefields of Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, tightening a Trump-era policy while officials review how much leeway to give the military and the CIA in counterterrorism operations.
Published: February 21, 2021
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.
Published: November 17, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is planning to move ahead with a significant reduction of U.S. forces in Afghanistan before President Donald Trump leaves office in January, taking steps toward delivering on his long-delayed campaign promise to bring home troops from insurgent wars.
Published: August 09, 2020
KABUL, Afghanistan - After months of delays the Afghan government will release the last group of high value Taliban prisoners, President Ashraf Ghani announced Sunday, removing the final hurdle to the start of direct talks with the Taliban.