As the U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad travels to Pakistan to discuss the Afghan peace process, Kabul-based politicians and experts believe that it is impossible to bring peace in Afghanistan without a regional consensus.
The Afghan government has urged the U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad to take guarantor from Pakistan to stop supporting alternative terrorist groups in Afghanistan after a peace deal between the Afghan government and the Taliban, sources in the Afghan Presidential Palace ...
More than a quarter of the opium poppies grown in Afghanistan last year came from districts controlled or influenced by the Afghan government, the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a watchdog agency, reported Thursday.
As the efforts on finding a solution to the Afghan conflict get momentum at national and international levels, a former senior member of Taliban said there has been “flexibilities” on both sides of the Doha talks, the United States and the Taliban, but according to him the two sides have “different ...
A number of analysts based in Kabul say the release of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, former deputy leader of the Taliban will not have an impact in the process of ensuring peace talks between the Afghan government and the armed group.
Pakistan approached Afghanistan earlier this year, indicating its willingness to discuss the resumption of trade between Afghanistan and India through the Pakistani land route, says a senior US diplomat.
Russia is not giving up on efforts to destabilize Afghanistan and drive divisions between the United States and its coalition partners, according to the outgoing commander of U.S. forces in the country.