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An acute infectious disease of humans, particularly children, caused by any of three serotypes of human poliovirus (POLIOVIRUS). Usually the infection is limited to the gastrointestinal tract and nasopharynx, and is often asymptomatic. The central nervous system, primarily the spinal cord, may be affected, leading to rapidly progressive paralysis, coarse FASCICULATION and hyporeflexia. Motor neurons are primarily affected. Encephalitis may also occur. The virus replicates in the nervous system, and may cause significant neuronal loss, most notably in the spinal cord. A rare related condition, nonpoliovirus poliomyelitis, may result from infections with nonpoliovirus enteroviruses. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp764-5)
Substances that are energetically unstable and can produce a sudden expansion of the material, called an explosion, which is accompanied by heat, pressure and noise. Other things which have been described as explosive that are not included here are explosive action of laser heating, human performance, sudden epidemiological outbreaks, or fast cell growth.
Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral
A live vaccine containing attenuated poliovirus, types I, II, and III, grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture, used for routine immunization of children against polio. This vaccine induces long-lasting intestinal and humoral immunity. Killed vaccine induces only humoral immunity. Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be administered to immunocompromised individuals or their household contacts. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.
Organized services to administer immunization procedures in the prevention of various diseases. The programs are made available over a wide range of sites: schools, hospitals, public health agencies, voluntary health agencies, etc. They are administered to an equally wide range of population groups or on various administrative levels: community, municipal, state, national, international.
A species of ENTEROVIRUS which is the causal agent of POLIOMYELITIS in humans. Three serotypes (strains) exist. Transmission is by the fecal-oral route, pharyngeal secretions, or mechanical vector (flies). Vaccines with both inactivated and live attenuated virus have proven effective in immunizing against the infection.
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Effect of type and transfer of conventional weapons on civilian injuries: retrospective analysis of prospective data from Red Cross hospitals. (1/280)OBJECTIVE: To examine the link between different weapons used in modern wars and their potential to injury civilians. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data about hospital admissions. SETTING: Hospitals of the International Committee of the Red Cross. SUBJECTS: 18 877 people wounded by bullets, fragmentation munitions, or mines. Of these, 2012 had been admitted to the hospital in Kabul within six hours of injury. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Age and sex of wounded people according to cause of injury and whether they were civilians (women and girls, boys under 16 years old, or men of 50 or more). RESULTS: 18.7% of those injured by bullets, 34.1% of those injured by fragments, and 30.8% of those injured by mines were civilians. Of those admitted to the Red Cross hospital in Kabul within six hours of injury, 39.1% of those injured by bullets, 60.6% of those injured by fragments, and 55.0% of those injured by mines were civilians. CONCLUSIONS: The proportion of civilians injured differs between weapon systems. The higher proportion injured by fragments and mines is explicable in terms of the military efficiency of weapons, the distance between user and victim, and the effect that the kind of weapon has on the psychology of the user. (+info)
Incidence of weapon injuries not related to interfactional combat in Afghanistan in 1996: prospective cohort study. (2/280)OBJECTIVE: To examine the descriptive epidemiology of weapon injuries not directly attributable to combat during armed conflict. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Nangarhar region of Afghanistan, which experienced effective peace, intense fighting, and then peace over six months in 1996. SUBJECTS: 608 people admitted to Jalalabad hospital because of weapon injuries. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Estimated incidence of injuries from combat or otherwise (non-combat injury) before, during, and after the fall of Kabul. RESULTS: Incidence of non-combat injury was initially 65 per 100 000. During the intense military campaign for Kabul the incidence declined dramatically, and then differentially increased dependent on injury subcategory-that is, whether injuries were accidental or intentional and whether they were inflicted by firearms or fragmenting munitions. Non-combat injuries accounted for 51% of weapon injuries observed over the study period. Civilians were more likely to have non-combat injuries than combat injuries. CONCLUSIONS: Weapon injuries that are not attributable to combat are common. Social changes accompanying conflict and widespread availability of weapons may be predictive of use of weapons that persists independently of conflict. (+info)
Outbreak of poliomyelitis--Kunduz, Afghanistan, 1999. (3/280)Since May 10, 1999, 26 cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), including five cases with isolation of wild poliovirus type 1 and one with type 3, have been reported from Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan. Fifteen (54%) case-patients resided in Kunduz city, and the remaining patients resided in the districts surrounding Kunduz. Although the exact causes for the outbreak are not known, the discontinuation of polio vaccination activities in mid-1997 in northern Afghanistan because of ongoing civil conflict may have facilitated the outbreak. (+info)
Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication--Afghanistan, 1994-1999. (4/280)In 1988, the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution to eradicate poliomyelitis globally by 2000. During the same year, the Regional Committee, Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) of the World Health Organization (WHO) resolved to eradicate polio from the region by 2000. Substantial progress in reaching this goal has been made globally and in countries of EMR. This report describes the current status of polio eradication in Afghanistan, a country in EMR with ongoing civil conflict where eradication efforts began in late 1994. (+info)
Eradication of poliomyelitis in countries affected by conflict. (5/280)The global initiative to eradicate poliomyelitis is focusing on a small number of countries in Africa (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan) and Asia (Afghanistan, Tajikistan), where progress has been hindered by armed conflict. In these countries the disintegration of health systems and difficulties of access are major obstacles to the immunization and surveillance strategies necessary for polio eradication. In such circumstances, eradication requires special endeavours, such as the negotiation of ceasefires and truces and the winning of increased direct involvement by communities. Transmission of poliovirus was interrupted during conflicts in Cambodia, Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka. Efforts to achieve eradication in areas of conflict have led to extra health benefits: equity in access to immunization, brought about because every child has to be reached; the revitalization and strengthening of routine immunization services through additional externally provided resources; and the establishment of disease surveillance systems. The goal of polio eradication by the end of 2000 remains attainable if supplementary immunization and surveillance can be accelerated in countries affected by conflict. (+info)
Mine blast injuries: ocular and social aspects. (6/280)BACKGROUND/AIMS: Landmines have long been used in conventional warfare. These are antipersonnel mines which continue to injure people long after a ceasefire without differentiating between friend or foe, soldier or civilian, women or children. This study focuses on Afghan non-combatants engaged in mine clearing operations in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the Russo-Afghan war. The patterns and types of injuries seen are described and experiences in their management, ways, and means to prevent them, and recommendations for the rehabilitation of the affected individuals are given. METHODS: It is a retrospective and analytical study of 84 patients aged 19-56 years who sustained mine blast injuries during mine clearing operations in Afghanistan from November 1992 to January 1996. The study was carried out at a military hospital with tertiary care facilities. The patients were divided into three groups on the basis of their injuries. Group 1 required only general surgical attention, group 2 sustained only ocular injuries, while group 3 had combined ocular and general injuries. Patients in groups 2 and 3 were treated in two phases. The first phase aimed at immediate restoration of the anatomy, while restoration of function wherever possible was done in subsequent surgical procedures in the second phase. RESULTS: It was observed that 51 out of 84 patients (60.7%) had sustained ocular trauma of a variable degree as a result of the blasts. The mean age of the victims was 29 years and they were all male. A total of 91 eyes of 51 patients (89.2%) had been damaged. Bilaterality of damage was seen in 40 (78.4%) patients. Most, 34 (37.3%), eyes became totally blind (NPL). Only a few escaped with injury mild enough not to impair vision. Foreign bodies, small and multiple, were found in the majority of eyes; most, however, were found in the anterior segment, and posterior segment injuries were proportionally less. CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of blindness caused by mine blast injuries is quite high. The resulting psychosocial trauma to the patients and their families is tremendous and has not been adequately highlighted. These injuries are a great drain on the country's resources. Enforcement of preventive measures and the use of protective gear and sophisticated equipment by the mine clearing personnel would prove to be far more economical in terms of human life as well as medical and economic resources. There is also need for greater attention towards the establishment of support groups and rehabilitation programmes for these individuals. (+info)
Heterogeneous geographic patterns of nucleotide sequence diversity between two alcohol dehydrogenase genes in wild barley (Hordeum vulgare subspecies spontaneum). (7/280)Patterns of nucleotide sequence diversity in the predominantly self-fertilizing species Hordeum vulgare subspecies spontaneum (wild barley) are compared between the putative alcohol dehydrogenase 3 locus (denoted "adh3") and alcohol dehydrogenase 1 (adh1), two related but unlinked loci. The data consist of a sequence sample of 1,873 bp of "adh3" drawn from 25 accessions that span the species range. There were 104 polymorphic sites in the sequenced region of "adh3." The data reveal a strong geographic pattern of diversity at "adh3" despite geographic uniformity at adh1. Moreover, levels of nucleotide sequence diversity differ by nearly an order of magnitude between the two loci. Genealogical analysis resolved two distinct clusters of "adh3" alleles (dimorphic sequence types) that coalesce roughly 3 million years ago. One type consists of accessions from the Middle East, and the other consists of accessions predominantly from the Near East. The two "adh3" sequence types are characterized by a high level of differentiation between clusters ( approximately 2.2%), which induces an overall excess of intermediate frequency variants in the pooled sample. Finally, there is evidence of intralocus recombination in the "adh3" data, despite the high level of self-fertilization characteristic of wild barley. (+info)
Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication--Afghanistan, 1999-2000. (8/280)In 1988, the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) resolved to eradicate poliomyelitis globally by 2000. During the same year, the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) of WHO passed a resolution to join the global initiative. Since then, substantial progress has been made worldwide and in EMR member countries. Afghanistan, with ongoing civil conflict, initiated polio eradication activities in 1994. Since then, a countrywide surveillance system for acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) was established and National Immunization Days (NIDs) were implemented. This report summarizes the achievements toward polio eradication in Afghanistan during 1999-2000. (+info)
Sustainability of water-supply at military installations, Kabul Basin, Afghanistan
The Kabul Basin, including the city of Kabul, Afghanistan, is host to several military installations of Afghanistan, the United States, and other nations that depend on groundwater resources for water supply. These installations are within or close to the city of Kabul. Groundwater also is the potable supply for the approximately four million residents of Kabul. The sustainability of water resources in the Kabul Basin is a concern to military operations, and Afghan water-resource managers, owing to increased water demands from a growing population and potential mining activities. This study illustrates the use of chemical and isotopic analysis, groundwater flow modeling, and hydrogeologic investigations to assess the sustainability of groundwater resources in the Kabul Basin.Water supplies for military installations in the southern Kabul Basin were found to be subject to sustainability concerns, such as the potential drying of shallow-water supply wells as a result of declining water levels. Model
Just released: Book Zurück in Kabul (Back in Kabul) | Shelter Now Germany
Eberhard Mühlan with Georg Taubmann. ZURÜCK IN KABUL (Back in Kabul). Only a few months after the deprivation-rich and dangerous captivity and the dramatic liberation, Georg Taubmann already gathered a team again and began anew - despite renewed Taliban terror and renewed kidnapping attempts. Excerpts from the out-of-print book Gefangen in Kabul are included as flashbacks.. Continuation of the bestseller Captured in Kabul. Thousands have eagerly read about the more than quarterly imprisonment of the eight Shelter Now International development workers in the book Captured in Kabul. The Taliban regime held them hostage during the attacks by al-Qaida terrorists on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Their dramatic liberation by American special forces from the clutches of the Taliban was extremely risky.. Shelter Now will be 35 years old in 2018. The origins and history of this organization reads more excitingly than a crime novel - only that they are not fiction, but ...
The Kabul Airport, The Dover Airport, The Fallout Begins | American Values
The Kabul Airport. Yesterday, just before 3:30 PM ET, the last of our heroic soldiers left Kabul. The last American soldier to board the last U.S. flight out of Afghanistan was Major General Chris Donahue, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division.. Not long after, celebrating Taliban jihadists, dressed in American military uniforms thoughtfully supplied to them by President Biden and the Pentagon brass (SARCASM ALERT), fired their weapons in the air and rushed into the Kabul airport hangars to inspect their new military equipment.. Other videos poured out of Afghanistan showing Taliban fighters celebrating in the streets of Kabul. Investigative journalist Lara Logan posted a video reportedly showing house-to-house executions taking place in Kabul, no doubt aided by Bidens kill list.. One can only imagine what is going on in the outback of the country, where there are no cameras. This was a chaotic, deadly and humiliating withdrawal. It was poorly planned by the Biden White House and, sadly, ...
Kabul Times. (Kabul, Afghanistan), 1966-08-13 :: Kabul Times
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Kabul New Times. (Kabul, Afghanistan), 1983-12-27 :: Kabul Times
i vol. xxi, no. 227 - - tuesday, december 27, 1983 (jaddi 6, 1362 u.s.) 4th anniversary of the new phase marked provinces, (bakhtar). on eve and evolutionary april revolution 19th founding peoples democratic party afghanis-tan exhibition artistic works students fine arts department kabul university was opened in hall library yesterday. at function held occasion speeches were made activities faculity languages literature light the. after lofty ideals pdpa. end a pantomime play by theatre concert music school staged. source said that over ,350 painting graphic photographic samples journalism language are put for display. same voluntary collective launched , . ( s-of three different zones faizabad city capital badakhshan province committee order to welcome pdpa work members party, social organisations state departments helm-and similar also carried building be used kabul, (bakthar) constructional material project mining -extraction inaugurated quarry kharikhana mena yesterday utilized. ...
Live updates: US officials say 7 killed in Kabul airport evacuation chaos - Big Sports Live
Live updates: US officials say 7 killed in Kabul airport evacuation chaos Video shows people clinging to the fuselage of a US military aircraft as it taxied at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. CNN has reached out to the US military for comment. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Senior U.S. military officials say the chaos […]
Did Al Qaedas Allies Drive Out Taliban Leader to Secure Kabul? | Frontpagemag
All is not happy and well in Talibanland.. The term Taliban suggests to most people that there is a single unified group, but few Islamic terror groups are truly unified, most consist of discrete segments, sometimes related to family groups, and the Taliban are more properly an umbrella group set up by Pakistan.. The latest rumors of a spat center on the Haqqani Network.. The Haqqani Network, the most terrorist component of the Taliban is also the most sophisticated, the best armed, and the most related to Al Qaeda. Those elements of the Taliban closest to the Arab Jihadis who entered Afghanistan tend to be the most dangerous.. On taking Kabul, the Taliban leaders turned over security for the capital to the Haqqani Network. That was why the Haqqanis operated the checkpoints that decided which Americans would be allowed into Kabul airport.. But now some Taliban leaders may yet regret giving the Haqqanis control over Kabul.. ...
UNFPA Afghanistan | Two Kabul University lecturers pursue PhDs in demography and statistics with support from UNFPA Afghanistan
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Feeling right at home in an academic environment, 38-year-old Mohammad Jawad Shahab, a lecturer at Kabul University, dreams of pioneering the masters program in statistics and demography at the institution. He, along with his former colleague and current classmate, 35-year-old Habibullah Niazi, are pursuing their PhD studies in statistics and demography
Kabul airport bombing puts Biden in a hot seat - SHOAH
Republicans are baying for Bidens impeachment or resignation as the Afghanistan withdrawal debacle turns lethal. By STEPHEN BRYEN. US President Joe Biden pauses while listening to a question from a reporter about the situation in Afghanistan in the East Room of the White House on August 26, 2021. At least 13 American service members were killed on Thursday by suicide bomb attacks near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP / Drew Angerer / Getty ImagesAs this is written, at least 13 US troops including Marines and a Navy Medic have been killed in suicide bombings in and around the Kabul airport in Afghanistan attributed to an offshoot of the Islamic State. It may get worse, especially as many Americans will be left behind and tens of thousands of Afghans who were allied with the United States may well be butchered. Amid the death, destruction, a number of prominent Republicans are already clamoring for President Joe Bidens resignation or, failing that, his ...
With Taliban On The Road To Kabul, What Lies Ahead For Afghanistan - NewsTime 365
Kabul: Afghanistan is on the precipice and the nations security forces have all but collapsed after being battered by a Taliban offensive they were unable to halt.. To add to its problems, Washington has announced plans to evacuate its nationals in Kabul, a symbolic and shambolic end of the US presence after nearly two decades of conflict.. With the Taliban controlling the vast majority of the countrys cities and rural areas, and Afghan security forces largely defeated, here follows some questions and answers that may help explain the current situation:. Whats the Talibans strategy?. The Taliban have never shied away from saying what they want - the complete resurrection of their Islamic emirate that ruled from 1996 - 2001.. A lot of analysis and head scratching was devoted to how exactly they would achieve their goal - through talks, brute force, or a mixture of both.. In the end, their military strategy proved sufficient: overwhelm government forces with multi-pronged attacks on targets ...
KUNO Covid-Café: How about COVID-19 in ... Afghanistan | Kuno - Platform for Humanitarian Knowledge Exchange
Cordaid & KUNO invite you to the online Covid-Café #6 on Afghanistan on Tuesday 3 November, 13:00 CET.. Afghanistan. Afghanistan registered over 40.000 confirmed cases, but the Ministry of Public Heath indicates - based on a survey - that 31.5 percent of the population had contracted COVID-19; in Kabul 53 percent of the inhabitants are infected. The coronavirus is widespread and has a huge impact on the Afghan society: the fragile health system is overwhelmed, children that cannot go to school.. In this Covid-Café we will discuss the consequences of the pandemic on a fragile country as Afghanistan. What is the socio-economic impact on the population? What are the consequences of the pandemic for the peace process and for humanitarian action. And what happens if the coronavirus pushes Afghanistan to or over the brink? Progress was very slow in Afghanistan, but now we have been pushed back 5 years, as a humanitarian professional indicated.. How do humanitarian practitioners in Afghanistan cope ...
Kabul Sights and Landmarks, Afghanistan | Travelgrove.com
Kabul Sights, Afghanistan. Find out more about Kabul and its beautiful history, sightseeing opportunities and nightlifie highlights!
History of Cricket in Afghanistan | Afghanistan Online
Considering the instability in Afghanistan, lack of resources, and little financial backing (compared to advanced cricketing countries like India), Afghanistans national cricket team has impressed the world with how well they have played and how far they have come. Founded in 1995 in Pakistan under the name Afghanistan Cricket Federation, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is the official governing body of the sport of cricket in Afghanistan. Its current headquarters is in Kabul, Afghanistan… click here to read more.. ...
Afghanistan complains to UNSC about Pakistans crossing line aggression - Afghanistan Times
AT News Report. KABUL: Pakistans aggressive approach towards Afghanistan has long been known and the country has failed to foster good ties with any. Tensions with India have almost always remained high while Iran has time and again warned the country against pushing in terrorists. Now, Afghanistan too has officially complained to the United Nations Security Council against Pakistans aggression in the border areas.. In a letter written by Adela Raz, the countrys ambassador to the United Nations, to the UNSC, Afghanistan has accused Pakistans military force of violating its territory and of firing 200 rockets into Sheltan district between August 19 and August 20. The letter states that this is only the latest in a string of such aggressions that have been highlighted by Kabul in the past as well. These violations were in the form of shelling of districts in eastern parts of Afghanistan, construction of military posts and barriers on Afghan territory; and violation of Afghan air-space by ...
7 Reported Dead Amid Chaos At Kabul Airport As Desperate Afghans Try To Flee - Working Woman Report
Marcus Yam and Laura King Los Angeles Times. WWR Article Summary (tl;dr) The airport was the site of the most dramatic scenes of uncertainty and fear in the wake of the Talibans seizure of Kabul, a city of about 6 million people. Afghans stampeded for spots on departing planes.. Kabul. Wrenching scenes unfolded Monday at Kabuls airport as thousands of Afghans tried to flee the Taliban takeover of the country, clambering over barriers, thronging the tarmac and even clinging to the side of a U.S. military transport plane before falling off. At least seven people were reported to have died in the chaos.. The American military has taken control of the evacuation of diplomatic staff and allies, in a harrowing capstone on the two-decade U.S. military mission, but the deadly tumult left the airlift effort in crisis. The Taliban controls all land crossings out of the country, and for now, the capitals airport is the only evacuation route.. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby confirmed that two armed ...
CURE Hospital conducts 10,000 cleft lip & cleft palate surgeries in Afghanistan - The Kabul times, Afghanistan news, us, China ...
CURE Hospital conducts 10,000 cleft lip & cleft palate surgeries in Afghanistan - The Kabul times, Afghanistan news, us, China & World News.
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Time is ripe for peace making in Afghanistan, President Ghani tells NATO summit - The Kabul times, Afghanistan news, us, China ...
Time is ripe for peace making in Afghanistan, President Ghani tells NATO summit - The Kabul times, Afghanistan news, us, China & World News.
Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication --- Afghanistan and Pakistan, January 2010--September 2011
Indigenous transmission of wild poliovirus (WPV) has never been interrupted in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nigeria (1--3). Among those countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan represent a common epidemiologic reservoir (1). This report updates previous reports (1,4) and describes polio eradication activities and progress in Afghanistan and Pakistan during January 2010--September 2011, as of October 31, 2011, and planned activities during 2011--2012 to address challenges to polio eradication. In Afghanistan, WPV transmission during 2010--2011 predominantly occurred in the conflict-affected South Region and the adjacent Farah Province of the West Region. During 2010, 25 WPV cases were confirmed in Afghanistan, compared with 38 in 2009; 42 WPV cases were confirmed during January--September 2011, compared with 19 for the same period in 2010. In Pakistan, WPV transmission during 2010--2011occurred both in conflict-affected, inaccessible areas along the common border with Afghanistan and in ...
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Last Canadian military flight takes off from Kabul, ending mission - CA News Forum
Canadas military mission in Afghanistan ended Thursday, hours before suicide bombers attacked crowds at Kabul airport, killing several American marines, and leaving an unknown number of Canadians and their families trapped. The withdrawal occurred as Canada and its military allies braced for imminent attack and to allow for the American-led mission to eventually meet its Aug. 31 deadline for departure. The Associated Press reported that U.S. officials said 11 American marines and one navy medic were killed in the attack by a pair of suicide bombers and gunmen in the crowd clamouring outside Kabul airport. Its not known how many other U.S. personnel were injured. An unknown number of Canadian military personnel stayed behind to assist the American withdrawal, and all were safe and accounted for after the Thursday bombing, the Canadian Forces said on Twitter. Canadas departure, its fiery aftermath, and the concerns about those left behind laid bare the raw emotional scars of the firmly ...
Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans, 13 US troops - ABC4 Utah
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabuls airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover. The attacks killed at least 60 Afghans and 13 U.S. troops, Afghan and U.S. officials said.. The U.S. general overseeing the evacuation said the attacks would not stop the United States from evacuating Americans and others, and flights out were continuing. Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said there was a large amount of security at the airport, and alternate routes were being used to get evacuees in. About 5,000 people were awaiting flights on the airfield, McKenzie said.. The blasts came hours after Western officials warned of a major attack, urging people to leave the airport. But that advice went largely unheeded by Afghans desperate to escape the country in the last few days of an American-led evacuation before the U.S. ...
UPDATE 1-The United States will prioritize the evacuation of troops in the last two days of Operation Kabul - McCranium
Add quotes from Pentagon spokesperson). By Idrees Ali and David Brunnstrom. WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (Reuters) - The US military will continue to evacuate people from Kabul airport until August 31 if necessary, but will prioritize the withdrawal of US troops and military equipment in the last two days, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. .. There are about 5,400 troops at the airport, a number that President Joe Biden says is expected to drop to zero by the end of the month, according to Taliban cooperation.. Army Maj. Gen. William Taylor, with the United States Army Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a press briefing that more than 10,000 people were at Kabul airport waiting for be evacuated from Afghanistan.. He said that in the past 24 hours, 90 US military and other international flights have evacuated an additional 19,000 people, bringing the total number of evacuations so far to around 88,000. He said one plane had evacuated take off every 39 minutes.. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said a total of ...
Suicide bombing near military academy in Kabul kills 6
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing in Kabul, but both the Taliban and militants from the Islamic State group regularly stage attacks in the city, targeting Afghan forces.. Along with the six killed, 12 other people, including five civilians, were wounded in the attack, said Nasrat Rahimi, the Interior Ministry spokesman.The attack happened at a police checkpoint near the entrance to the Marshal Fahim Military Academy, located on the outskirts of a western Kabul neighborhood, he said. Local TV channels showed images of Afghan security forces blocking off the main road leading to the blast site from far away.. The academy has been attacked in the past. Last May, a suicide bomber killed six people there. The school is sometimes called Sandhurst in the Sand, in reference to the famous British school. Its named for Mohammed Fahim, the countrys late vice president and a military commander of the Northern Alliance that fought the Taliban. It was inaugurated in 2013 and ...
Pentagon Defends Deadly Drone Strike in Kabul - StarNews9
explosion] In one of the final acts of its 20-year war in Afghanistan, the United States fired a missile from a drone at a car in Kabul. It was parked in the courtyard of a home, and the explosion killed 10 people, including 43-year-old Zemari Ahmadi and seven children, according to his family. The Pentagon claimed that Ahmadi was a facilitator for the Islamic State, and that his car was packed with explosives, posing an imminent threat to U.S. troops guarding the evacuation at the Kabul airport. The procedures were correctly followed, and it was a righteous strike. What the military apparently didnt know was that Ahmadi was a longtime aid worker, who colleagues and family members said spent the hours before he died running office errands, and ended his day by pulling up to his house. Soon after, his Toyota was hit with a 20-pound Hellfire missile. What was interpreted as the suspicious moves of a terrorist may have just been an average day in his life. And its possible that what the ...
Kidney diseases treatment center opens in Kabul | Pajhwok Afghan News
KABUL (Pajhwok): A well-equipped centre for kidney diseases was inaugurated in Kabul on Saturday with the promise to offer free of cost treatment.د
3 US doctors killed by Kabul hospital guard
Kabul, April 24 (Reuters): Three Americans were killed today when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital funded by a US Christian charity, in the latest of a spate of attacks on foreign civilians in Afghanistan.
Kabul attack on Gurdwara: 11 killed in Kabul gurdwara attack, IS claims responsibility | World News - Times of India
South Asia News: Militants stormed the Gurdwara Har Rai Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan,on Wednesday morning spreading the reign of terror among the minuscule Sikh communi
UN says Afghan health workers facing deliberate attacks - KGET 17
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The United Nations on Sunday released a special report expressing concerns over what it called recent deliberate attacks against health care workers and facilities in Afghanistan during the coronavirus pandemic.. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, said it had documented 12 deliberate acts of violence between March 11 to May 23, and that these attacks constitute war crimes. The report said eight of the attacks were carried out by Taliban insurgents, while three were attributed to Afghan security forces. The most horrific attack, on a maternity ward at a Kabul hospital that killed 24 people last month, remains unsolved. The United States has said the attack bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State groups affiliate in Afghanistan, which is fighting both the Taliban and the Kabul government.. At a time when an urgent humanitarian response was required to protect every life in Afghanistan, both the Taliban and Afghan national security forces ...
Two Britons killed in Thursdays Kabul attack, UK foreign minister says
Two British nationals and the child of a third British national were killed in Thursdays attack at Kabul airport, British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Friday. These were innocent people and it is a tragedy that as they sought to bring their loved ones to safety in the UK they were murdered by cowardly terrorists, Raab said in a statement. The Kabul airport attack on Thursday, which killed 13 U.S. troops and at least 79 Afghans, was claimed by Islamic State militants.
US Gen. McKenzie: We will go after Kabul attackers | KRON4
Following the deaths of 12 service members and more injuries from at least two explosions in Kabul, Pentagon officials warned there is a very real threat of additional terrorist attacks in Kabul.
Womens Political Involvement in Afghanistan | Parliamentarians Network for Conflict Prevention
Canadian Women for Afghanistan, a non-profit organization created to advance education and educational opportunities for Afghan women and their families and to increase the understanding of Canadians about human rights in Afghanistan, has published a series of fact sheets on the political participation of women in Afghanistan, including both as political candidates and as citizen voters. The executive branch of the government does not reserve spots for women, but has seen a small number of female ministers and election candidates. There were three women vice presidential candidates in 2014 and the most recent woman presidential candidate was Masooda Jalal in 2004. The High Council of the Supreme Court of Afghanistan, on the other hand, has not had a woman member since its establishment in 2004. Participation by women as judges has also been limited across Afghanistan due to social stigma and threats from anti-government elements. Currently, only five out of Afghanistans 34 provinces have female ...
Exclusive: Images of deserted Kabul airport hours after US withdrawal • FRANCE 24 English
Exclusive: Images of deserted Kabul airport hours after US withdrawal • FRANCE 24 English On Tuesday morning, just hours after the final US troop withdrawal that ended Americas longest war, Kabul airport is at a standstill. After days of chaotic evacuations, the Taliban triumphantly marched onto the barren tarmac to mark their victory. FRANCE 24s…
U.S. Ambassador John Bass Learns to Play Cricket in Kabul, Will Keep His Day Job Diplopundit
Help Fund the Blog | Diplopundit 2019 -- 60-Day Campaign from June 5, 2019 - August 5, 2019 ______________________________________ US Embassy Kabul via FB says that the U.S. Ambassador to Kabul John R. Bass put aside the American pastime of baseball for a day to learn how to play the sport that has made…
Kabul chokes on dirty air as temperatures plunge, South Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
KABUL (AFP) - Kabul residents have long run the gauntlet of suicide attacks and bombs. This winter, however, they face another deadly threat: air pollution.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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US troops leave Afghanistan Ahead of 31-Aug Deadline: Pentagon
US soldiers board an US Air Force aircraft at the airport in Kabul. - AFP. The United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late on Monday, ending Americas longest war and closing a chapter in military history likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the lives of more than 180 Afghans and 13 US service members.. In announcing the completion of the evacuation and war effort, Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of US Central Command, said the last planes took off from Kabul airport at 3.29pm Washington time, or one minute before midnight in Kabul.. The chief US diplomat in Afghanistan, Ross Wilson, was on the last C-17 flight out, McKenzie told a Pentagon news briefing.. A Taliban guard at Kabuls airport said the last US planes have flown out and celebratory gunfire erupted across the Afghan capital marking the symbolic end of 20 years of war.. Hemad Sherzad, a Taliban fighter stationed at the airport, said early Tuesday the last ...
Iraq and Afghanistan: Causes of Conflict and Effects on America by naomi koliba on Prezi
An imbalance among Aghanis left the Soviet Union fearing Afghanistan would create an alliance with the U.S. In 1979, Afghanistan was invaded. Eventually, after suffering great loses, the Soviet Union left Afghanistan in 1986. Shortly after, the communist regime leader Abdur Rashid Dostum defected to mujahedin. With the loss of the common enemy of communists, Afghanistan began fighting among itself. Thus insued a civil war. Taliban During the violent times of the civil war,the rise of the Taliban movement in the South of Afghanistan in 1994 was considered a blessing by many. They gained support from Pakistan and Saudi private citizens. They conquered Kabul in 1996 and by 1998 controlled about 90% of the country. They then established a strict Islamic regime based on Pashtun tribal values and a strict interpretation of sharia, the Islamic Law. The regime was most oppresive in populated areas. The Taliban has more enemies than it does friends. This seems to be partly because of their lack of ...
Afghanistan: Kabul Sharing Intelligence With Pakistan, NATO
NATO says a new intelligence-sharing center in Kabul will coordinate the fight against insurgents coming from Pakistan into Afghanistan.
To Aid Afghans, Not Just Afghanistan | Common Dreams
HERAT, Afghanistan - Afghanistans international donors gather on Sunday in Tokyo for a conference at which they are expected to pledge economic aid, and ensure their assistance level will be maintained after withdrawal of ISAF-NATO troops, in 2014. But Afghan people and civil society groups working in the country say much of the aid is being directed the wrong way.. Donors are expected to promise 3.9 billion dollars in annual economic and development support at least through 2017, going by what Afghan President Hamid Karzai said some days ago. Head of the Afghan Central Bank, Noorullah Delawari, says Afghanistan needs about six to seven billion dollars annually in economic aid.. The international community has often made firm commitments for financial, development and security assistance for Afghanistan beyond 2014, but civil society activists have several concerns.. The international community has done its best here, but has failed, because it tried to apply a strategy elaborated elsewhere, ...
DhafirTrial » Afghanistan is the hub of a global network of detention centres
The Guardian Kabul was a grim, monastic place in the days of the Taliban; today its a chaotic gathering point for every kind of prospector and carpetbagger. Foreign bidders vying for billions of dollars of telecoms, irrigation and construction contracts have sparked a property boom that has forced up rental prices in the Afghan capital to match those in London, Tokyo and Manhattan. Four years ago, the Ministry of Vice and Virtue in Kabul was a tool of the Taliban inquisition, a drab office building where heretics were locked up for such crimes as humming a popular love song. Now its owned by an American entrepreneur who hopes its bitter associations wont scare away his new friends.. Outside Kabul, Afghanistan is bleaker, its provinces more inaccessible and lawless, than it was under the Taliban. If anyone leaves town, they do so in convoys. Afghanistan is a place where it is easy for people to disappear and perilous for anyone to investigate their fate. Even a seasoned aid agency such as ...
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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors
An Afghan policeman prevents journalists from approaching Cure International Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan says three American doctors have been killed at by an Afghan security guard who opened fire at a hospital in Kabul. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest attack on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital this year. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini ...
Afghan woman in limbo at Kabul airport after Taliban sweep - WAVY.com
With hundreds of Afghans rushing the tarmac of Kabuls international airport desperate to flee the return of the Taliban, a young Afghan woman stood in limbo between two worlds. In one world, Massouma Tajik would board a flight to a country she did not know, destined to become a refugee. In another, she would stay in an Afghanistan under Taliban rule, forced to wipe out the last 20 years of all that she had built and achieved. Sleepless, hungry and scared she has been waiting for hours at the airport for a flight she feared would never come with questions she could not answer. I am in the airport, waiting to get a flight but I dont know to where, she said, speaking to The Associated Press over the phone. I am here, confused, hungry and hopeless. I dont know what is coming my way. Where will I go? How will I spend my days? Who will support my family? Tajik, a 22-year old data analyst working for a U.S. contractor helping Afghan businesses, had gotten the call on Sunday afternoon, informing ...
Afghan women pay the price for U.S. hubris - News and Letters Committees
Donald Trumps deliberately feckless negotiations with the Taliban were always a lie, as the Taliban continued to murder hundreds of women with public lives like reporters, lawyers, judges, policewomen and activists. While U.S. rulers lie some more about waiting to see what the Taliban will do-as if the whole world doesnt already know-Afghans are living in terror and dread. There is a reason that about 80% of the displaced people pouring into Kabul and other cities are women and children.. Yet, despite the terror, the beatings with rifle butts and clubs, the shooting into crowds and subsequent deaths, Afghans, including-or more accurately, especially-women continue to demonstrate against Taliban rule. In Kabul and other cities, people used Aug. 19, a day traditionally used to celebrate Afghanistans 1919 independence from British control, to demonstrate against the Taliban. Hundreds marched in Kabul to the presidential palace waving the Afghan national flag and shouting our flag, our ...
Afghanistans $1000 billion worth of natural assets in Talibans custody - by Najibullah Lalzoy (The Khaama Press News Agency -...
https://www.khaama.com/. Afghanistan is rich geography when it comes to mines and natural resources. Some of these mines are ready to be excavated while others are being mined illegally. So we can surely claim that this geography still possesses a vast amount of intact mines and natural resources which amount to nearly $3 trillion.. Based on a geological investigation conducted ten years ago in the US, it has been estimated that the total worth of Afghanistans mines and natural resources is USD1000 billion.. The most important natural resources of Afghanistan are as follow, gold, silver, and plutonium, a vast amount of uranium, tantalum, bauxite, natural gas, salt, metal stone, copper, silver, chromium, tin, talc, sulfur, coal, barite, and zinc. Since there is a scarcity of these resources around the world, they have attracted special attention of the globe to Afghanistan.. The natural resources of Afghanistan are the biggest hope of the country to flourish its economy and to be free of ...
Former Afghan Leader Offers Explanation For fleeing the Country - Face of Malawi
Ghani described as baseless allegations that he left Kabul with millions of dollars, saying these charges are completely and categorically false.. FaceofMalawi is publishing the statement by Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in full below:. I owe the Afghan people an explanation for leaving Kabul abruptly on August 15th after the Taliban unexpectedly entered the city.. I left at the urging of the palace security who advised me that to remain risked setting off the same horrific street-to-street fighting the city had suffered during the Civil War of the 1990s.. Leaving Kabul was the most difficult decision of my life, but I believed it was the only way to keep the guns silent and save Kabul and her 6 million citizens.. I have devoted 20 years of my life to helping the Afghan people work toward building a democratic, prosperous, and sovereign state - it was never my intent to abandon the people or that vision.. Now is not the moment for a long assessment of the events leading up to my departure - I will ...
Flights from Kabul (KBL) to Netherlands (NL) | Emirates Afghanistan
Book flights from Kabul (KBL) to Netherlands (NL) with Emirates. Enjoy our world-class service, inflight entertainment and gourmet cuisine. - Emirates Afghanistan
The Latest: Qatar sends high-level delegation to Afghanistan - ABC4 Utah
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Middle Eastern State of Qatar, which has played an outsized role in Afghanistan since the Talibans sweep to power on Aug. 15, has sent a delegation to Kabul. It is the highest diplomatic level delegation to visit the Afghan capital since the Taliban announced their interim Cabinet. Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen tweeted Sunday about the high-level delegation, saying it included Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdur Rahman Al-Thani, the deputy prime minister who is also Qatars foreign minister.. He met with Taliban Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund. The Qatar delegation also met with former president Hamid Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah, the previous governments chief negotiator in peace talks with the Taliban.. The Taliban have maintained a political office in the Qatar capital of Doha since 2013. Last week, Qatar Airways became the first international airline to begin operating international flights out of Kabul international airport, transporting more than ...
Opium production in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Afghanistans opium poppy production goes into more than 90% of heroin worldwide. Afghanistan has been the worlds greatest illicit opium producer, ahead of Burma (Myanmar), the Golden Triangle, and Latin America since 1992, excluding the year 2001. Afghanistan is the main producer of opium in the Golden Crescent. Opium production in Afghanistan has been on the rise since U.S. occupation started in 2001. Based on UNODC data, opium poppy cultivation was more in each of the growing seasons in the periods between 2004 and 2007 than in any one year during Taliban rule. More land is now used for opium in Afghanistan than is used for coca cultivation in Latin America. In 2007, 93% of the non-pharmaceutical-grade opiates on the world market originated in Afghanistan. This amounts to an export value of about $4 billion, with a quarter being earned by opium farmers and the rest going to district officials, insurgents, warlords, and drug traffickers. In the seven years (1994-2000) prior to a Taliban ...
Kabul military hospital attack leaves 30 dead - CNN
Attackers dressed in medical uniforms stormed a military hospital in the heart of the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday, killing more than 30 people and wounding at least 50.
Qatar Menolak Tanggung Jawab Bandara Kabul Tanpa Taliban
IHRAM. CO. ID, -- Qatar mengatakan tidak akan bertanggung jawab atas bandara Kabul tanpa kesepakatan jelas dengan semua pihak yang berperan, termasuk Ta
Qatars Foreign Minister Makes A Short Visit To Afghanistan | Mena Focus
Baghdad The Qatari Foreign Minister, Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, on Sunday made a short visit to Kabul, which is the highest diplomatic level for Afghanistan since the Talibans return to power.. Al-Thani met with the head of the Taliban government and a number of Afghan officials, according to the Qatar News Agency.. In recent years, Qatar has played a key diplomatic role in the Afghanistan file, and has hosted negotiating sessions between the Taliban and the United States during the era of former President Donald Trump, and later with the government of President Ashraf Ghani, who was overthrown by the Taliban on August 15.. Source: National Iraqi News Agency. ...
IRAQ: Time for Marines to leave, and go to Afghanistan, commandant says | Babylon & Beyond | Los Angeles Times
Its time for Marines to leave Iraq, the commandant of the Marine Corps told reporters Friday.. Gen. James Conway said he would like the 22,000 Marines in Iraq to leave in 2009 and for many of them to redeploy to Afghanistan. The mission in Iraq has become primarily one of nation building, not the ground combat that is the Marines specialty, Conway said.. Conway was pleased that one of President Barack Obamas first moves was to meet with military brass to talk about Iraq and Afghanistan.. It is great symbology, hes on our turf, the Associated Press quoted Conway as saying. More importantly, he gets to meet and shake hands with hundreds of people in all the services.. Click here for an earlier story on the Marines plans for Afghanistan.. -- Tony Perry in San Diego. Photo: Marines in Iraq. Credit: Department of Defense. ...
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The American military presence in Afghanistan consists of fleets of aircraft, helicopters, armored vehicles, weapons, equipment, troops and facilities. Since 2001, they have generated millions of kilograms of hazardous, toxic and radioactive wastes. The Kabul Press asks the simple question:. What have the Americans done with all that waste?. The answer is chilling in that virtually all of it appears to have been buried, burned or secretly disposed of into the air, soil, groundwater and surface waters of Afghanistan. While the Americans may begin to withdraw next year, the toxic chemicals they leave behind will continue to pollute for centuries. Any abandoned radioactive waste may stain the Afghan countryside for thousands of years. Afghanistan has been described in the past as the graveyard of foreign armies. Today, Afghanistan has a different title:. Afghanistan is the toxic dumping ground for foreign armies.. The (U.S.) Air Force Times ran an editorial on March 1, 2010, that read: Stamp ...
Central Asia Braces for Fallout of U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan
In 1991, when the Soviet Union shattered, 15 countries emerged from the wreckage. Amid a slew of global crises that preoccupied Washington in 1990s, from Rwanda to the Balkans, the newly independent states of Central Asia never rose high up the list of U.S. foreign-policy concerns and continued to be largely viewed through the wider context of relations with Russia.. That all changed when the United States went to war in Afghanistan in 2001. Central Asia became an important pillar in the military and logistical networks set up to support the war and to U.S. efforts to cauterize transnational terrorist networks. If we were looking at Central Asia through a Russia prism in the 1990s, it very much becomes an Afghanistan prism in the 2000s, said Brianne Todd, assistant professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University.. Now, as the United States winds down operations in Afghanistan after almost 20 years of war, Central Asia is positioned to play ...
Afghanistan: Acting PM Hassan Akhund discusses bilateral ties with visiting Qatari FM - NewsX
During the meeting held in Afghanistans Presidential Palace, the two sides discussed bilateral relations, humanitarian assistance, Afghanistans future economic development and the international engagement with the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
Farah Province: An attack by the forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Taliban on the city Farah, the capital of the...
Farah Province: An attack by the forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Taliban on the city Farah, the capital of the province, where the recruitment center has been controlled and violent clashes are taking place with the forces of agents who are on the run. The two commanders Gandad-Pacha with 15 of their members also surrendered. Afghanistan news on live map in English. Conflicts of Afghanistan: Taliban and Islamic State
This is the 8th district today. Balkh Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Taliban control the entire ...
This is the 8th district today. Balkh Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Taliban control the entire (Balk Special) Directorate, including the directorates center and the police headquarters. Afghanistan news on live map in English. Conflicts of Afghanistan: Taliban and Islamic State
World Twenty20: Afghanistan notches upset win over West Indies
World Twenty20: The latest news, scores and fixtures in UAE time. Najibullah Zadran guided Afghanistan to 123-7 against West Indies in a World Twenty20 Super 10 stage match on Sunday after leg-spinner Samuel Badree decimated their top order in Nagpur.. Windies skipper Darren Sammy won the toss and opted to field and Badree took three wickets for 14 runs in a devastating opening spell to leave Afghanistan struggling on 52 for four in the 10th over, before Najibullah steadied the ship with an unbeaten 48 off 40 balls, including four fours and a six.. Badree bowled opener Usman Ghani with the batsman on four before breaking the partnership between Mohammad Shazad and Afghanistan skipper Asghar Stanikzai, with added 25 runs for the second wicket.. Shahzad was caught by Sulieman Benn on 24 and Stanikzai by Dwayne Bravo at long-on for 16 immediately after hitting the only six of his innings.. Benn, Sammy and Andre Russell took four wickets between them as West Indies put on a disciplined performance ...
Afghan airport bombing survivors say civilians killed by U.S. bullets - CGTN
After the deadly suicide blast which killed some 170 Afghan people and 13 U.S. soldiers at the Kabul airport on Thursday, some survivors have raised the possibility that a number of Afghan people were actually killed by American fire amid the chaos and confusion instead of by bombing.. Lying on a hospital bed on Monday, an injured Afghan man who only gave his name as Kamyab told Xinhua about his ordeal at the Hamid Karzai international airport on Thursday night. The blast was followed by gunshots and due to the firing, my hand was injured outside the airport, he recalled.. No other armed men except the American soldiers were in the area when the shooting took place, he said. Under a rain of bullets, everyone was trying to escape the tragic scene.. Some injured claimed on condition of anonymity that U.S.-made bullets had been extracted from some wounded people.. On Saturday, a BBC reporter named Secunder Kermani posted a video on Twitter, in which Afghan civilians were interviewed at the ...
Taliban Invites Russia, China, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey and Qatar to Ceremony Announcing New Government in Afghanistan - 777...
Russias TASS News reported:. The Taliban (outlawed in Russia) that seized power in Afghanistan have invited a number of countries, including Russia, to take part in an event dedicated to the announcement of the composition of the new Afghan government, the groups representative whose name was not revealed told the Al Jazeera TV channel on Monday.. We have sent invitations to Turkey, China, Russia, Iran, Pakistan and Qatar to take part in the [ceremony] of announcing [the composition of the new Afghan] government, he said.. The TV channels interlocutor also noted that the necessary procedures for the announcement of the composition of the new cabinet had been completed by now. He added that the Taliban would create a regime that will be accepted by the global community and the Afghan people.. The post Taliban Invites Russia, China, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey and Qatar to Ceremony Announcing New Government in Afghanistan appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.. ...
Talks on Two Channels? The Qatar office and Karzais Saudi option - Afghanistan Analysts Network - English
Former Taleban officials residing in Kabul now have told the New York Times that four to eight Taliban representatives had traveled to Qatar from Pakistan to set up a political office. The names mentioned by Afghan and western media include Mulla Omars former chef de cabinet Tayyeb Agha, who had been central to the German-Qatari effort that paved the way for the US-Taleban contacts, Sher Abbas Stanekzai, a former minister in the Taleban Emirate (and in their very early days their only higher official with sufficient English to communicate with the outside world**), their former ambassador to Saudi Arabia Shahabuddin Delawar, Hafiz Aziz-ur-Rahman, the Talebans third secretary in their Abu Dhabi embassy before 2001, who - according to the Daily Telegraph - has lived in Qatar for several years, and finally Sohail Shahin who has worked at the unrecognised Taleban representation in New York and in their official newspaper Shariat in Kabul until 2001.. The three Taleban mentioned first have ...
PITHOCRATES » Afghanistan
President Obama always said the War in Afghanistan was the right war. To put the Taliban and al Qaeda on the defensive. And take away their safe sanctuary. While the Iraq War was just a distraction. But the Left didnt like the War in Afghanistan any more than they liked the Iraq War. So to appeal to his liberal base in an election year the president announced a timeline for the withdrawal of US forces. Even though it is likely that the Taliban and al Qaeda will return once the international forces leave. Raising concerns about the future of womens rights to study and work. While in America the Left warns women that if Republicans get into office theyll have to suffer the horrors of paying for birth control. And enduring back-alley abortions.. At least if the Afghan women dont have the support of the American Left they have a safe sanctuary in India. Where free market capitalism still can flourish. As do womens rights. India may not be perfect. For no country is. But its one of the BRICS ...
Catholic Charities Expecting Increase in Afghan Refugees
Matt Schmitt, our associate director, sat down with Action News Jax to discuss how Catholic Charities Jacksonville is preparing to welcome more refugees in our area due to the crisis in Afghanistan. We have resettled 119 Afghan refugees to Jacksonville since 2017 - with the vast majority having served as translators for our troops. If youd like to support our refugee resettlement program, financial contributions are the best way to make a difference as it allows our team to better position refu
CorpWatch : Afghanistan: Ex-SAS man framed for Kabul killings
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Quran burning angers Afghans; U.S. vows probe - Page 8
February 21, 2012 2:33 AM Print Text (CBS/AP) Updated at 8:35 a.m. ET http://i.i.com.com/cnwk.1d/i/tim/2012/02/21/bagram_quran_protest_AP12022118438_620x350.JPG Afghan protesters in front of Bagram Air Base during an anti-U.S. demonstration, Feb. 21, 2012. (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan - More than 2,000 angry Afghans protested outside an American air base on Tuesday after they learned that copies of the Quran (Koran), the Muslim holy book, were burned in a pile of garbage at a sprawling U.S.
Chinas Tibet Health Success versus Passive Mass Murder of Afghan Women and Children by US Alliance - Global ResearchGlobal...
These data for the Occupiers are in stark contrast to the corresponding horrendous data for Occupied Afghanistan: (a) 5.6 million deaths from violence, 1.4 million (as determined from comparisons with the Iraq War for which expert survey data is available [16, 17]), or from imposed deprivation, 4.2 million [2, 16-18]), (b) 110.6 under-1 infant deaths per 1,000 live births , (c) 400-1,200 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, (d) $623 per person GDP nominal per capita .. Indeed, as noted above in section (2), China with an annual per capita GDP of merely $8,126 (as compared to Americas $56,054)  has obtained an infant mortality in the Tibet Autonomous Region that is 7 times lower than that in Occupied Afghanistan and a Maternal Mortality in Tibet that is 4-12 times lower than that in US-occupied Afghanistan.. The Occupiers are overwhelmingly extremely prosperous European states which can evidently each afford to provide Occupied Afghanistan with greatly increased life-sustaining food ...
August 15, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson - Letters from an American
Today, in Afghanistan, Taliban fighters took over the presidential palace in Kabul, the countrys capital, while the president of the U.S.-backed Afghan government, Ashraf Ghani, fled to Tajikistan. The U.S. and many other countries are rushing to evacuate their diplomatic personnel and allies from the country, although Russia is not, as the Taliban has guaranteed their safety. As of tonight, all U.S. embassy personnel are at the Kabul airport, which is currently being protected by the U.S. military.
The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Opinions
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is so far the only regional institution in place but its area of interest is Central Asia and not Afghanistan. This file photo shows the SCO members and observers at a meeting in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, last year. AFP (Left) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with his Afghan counterpart Zarar Ahmad Usmani in Kabul recently. According to China, Afghanistan s stability impacts its western province Xinjiang. AFP. Indian, Chinese and Afghan delegations, comprising former practitioners and scholars, engaged in a trilateral workshop organised by an international think tank in the last week of February. The rationale for the workshop was to examine and identify the prospects for India-China cooperation over conflict management in Afghanistan. As one Chinese scholar remarked if such a theme for trilateral cooperation had been suggested a few years ago, it would have been dismissed as simply fantastic. In fact, at the track-1 level, Indian and Chinese diplomats ...
Chairman Discusses Afghanistan, Threats from Iran, Yemen - GlobalDefence.net -Streitkräfte der Welt
We will start draw-ing down troops next July, Mullen told Fareed Zacharia, host of the CNN pro-gram, GPS. Any draw-down will be based on con-di-tions on the ground and via a rec-om-men-da-tion from com-man-ders on the ground, he said. It is too soon to know the num-bers of troops and loca-tions the draw-down will affect first, he added. Were very com-mit-ted to begin-ning the draw-down then, he said. But there will con-tin-ue to be a large num-ber of U.S. and allied troops on the ground in Afghanistan after July 2011.. The chair-man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff also said that rec-on-cil-i-a-tion talks with the Tal-iban must be done from a posi-tion of strength, and that any talks between the Tal-iban and the Afghan gov-ern-ment right now are talks about talks.. Rec-on-cil-i-a-tion is a very impor-tant process for Afghanistan, Mullen said, and when that can hap-pen, polit-i-cal progress will fol-low.. We need to do that from a strong posi-tion, and were just not there right now, he ...
India committed to safe return of its nationals from Afghanistan, says Union Minister Scindia
New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Indian government is committed to the safe returns of its nationals from Afghanistan, said Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia, as an Air India flight with 87 Indians evacuees from Kabul landed here on Sunday via Tajikistan.
Afghanistan: Child Marriage, Domestic Violence Harm Progress | Human Rights Watch
New York) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai should take urgent action to fight child marriage and domestic violence or risk further harm to development and public health in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the president.. In the 15-page briefing paper, Afghanistan: Ending Child Marriage and Domestic Violence, Human Rights Watch highlights the health and economic consequences of marriage under age 18 and violence against women and girls. Karzai, who is barred by term limits from running in the April 2014 presidential election, should make full enforcement of the 2009 Law on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (the EVAW Law) a priority for his last year in office.. President Karzais signing of the violence against women law in 2009 ushered in vital protections against child marriage and domestic violence, said Liesl Gerntholtz, womens rights director at Human Rights Watch. By ensuring the law is enforced, Karzai would leave a lasting legacy of support for the ...
Tajikistan calls for coordinated effort on Afghanistan at UNSC
DUSHANBE. Dec 18 (Interfax) - Tajik Ambassador to the United Nations Mahmadamin Mahmadaminov has called for coordinating efforts and underlined Dushanbes readiness to promote the Afghan settlement process at a UN Security Council meeting dedicated to Afghanistan, the Tajik Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.. The Tajik diplomat described terrorism, drug trafficking, and transborder crime as key threats to the region.. Tajikistan is ready to promote regional cooperation and help restore peace and stability in Afghanistan, the ministry website quoted Mahmadaminov as saying.. ...
Print Version: Killing, not curing: deadly boom in counterfeit medicine in Afghanistan « RAWA News
About half of Afghanistans pharmaceutical imports are smuggled and not subject to quality control, according to a recent report by the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC), a watchdog assembled by the international community and the Afghan government. The combined value of illegal and legal pharmaceuticals is $700m (£445m) to $880m.. Corruption at customs opened up the country to counterfeit, inferior medicine. Because of its proximity to the largely uncontrolled 1,600-mile border, the biggest market is Nangarhar province and its capital, Jalalabad, where fake drugs seamlessly enter the medicine stock, making it virtually impossible for non-specialists to distinguish between good and bad products.. When donkey carts and motorcycles kick up dust, the dealers cover the drugs with a piece of cloth, but otherwise do little to protect them against the heat and grime.. There is no policy regarding registration of medical companies in Afghanistan, and no ...
Anthropologists at War: Ethnographic intelligence and counter-insurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Anthropologists at War. T2 - Ethnographic intelligence and counter-insurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan. AU - Perugini, Nicola. PY - 2008. Y1 - 2008. N2 - This article reconstructs the stages of the creation of the Human Terrain System, the civil-military program born from the interaction between anthropologists, army, military institutions, contractors and political actors of the American administrations with the aim of a better cultural knowledge of the enemy in Iraq and Afghanistan. Through the analysis of the articles published - mainly in military reviews - by some of the anthropologist and social/human sciences experts who are involved in the program, I intend to illuminate their theoretical assumptions, the conceptions of the applicability of anthropology and social sciences they claim, and the ideological foundations that pushed these figures to claim the necessity of a new approach and relation between civil knowledge, military knowledge and governmental-political ...
America Forced to Rely on Qatar to Get Citizens Out | Powerhouse News
The United States will continue to encourage the Taliban to cooperate with us to help those leave who want to leave, according to Psaki, who also stated that the Biden government and international community will be watching the situation.. Theyre one of the allies were going to be counting on to attempt to get individuals out who do want to leave Kabul, Psaki said, adding that Qatar has been an essential go-between with each other and the Taliban.. So far, 124,000 individuals have been safely airlifted from Afghanistan, according to Psaki. She wouldnt estimate how many individuals are still in the nation, but she did say that there are those who may be able to depart but have yet to register.. Psaki also stated that some people, such as dual citizens, are still undecided on whether or not to leave Kabul; the American government wants to provide them the option to leave if they decide to stay and change their opinion afterward.. ...
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Haji Mali Khan served as the top Haqqani Network commander in Afghanistan. He established and ran training camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan, supported operations, and served as a key link to the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan.
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This study asks why the civil war in Afghanistan persists. Put slightly differently, what is preventing the state/government from achieving outright victory, against the rebel organization/forces? A central theme in civil war research is that `weak states? are especially prone to (prolonged) civil war; state-weakness seems to be the variable around which there is the most theoretical agreement. There is a strong sense that state failure ? whether defined as failure to monopolize legitimate violence or failure to deliver development, good governance and basic services ? is a principal driver of contemporary civil conflicts, often resulting in prolonged crises. In investigating the puzzle, the study tests the weak state thesis. The study explores the relationship between state-weakness and the particularities of insufficient institutional capacity (including governance) in the conflict-ridden country of Afghanistan. The study argues state-weakness deprives the state/government from ensuring a ...
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Background: The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is reported to be more than 50% worldwide. It has been associated with peptic ulcer disease, gastric carcinoma, and mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. The seroprevalence of H. pylori varies greatly among societies and geographical locations. The objective of this study was to determine the seroprevalence and factors associated with H. pylori infection among dyspeptic patients in Afghanistan. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was designed to determine the seroprevalence of H. pylori among dyspeptic patients in an outpatient clinic in Andkhoy, Afghanistan from January 2017 to April 2017. Data were obtained from patients using a questionnaire, including socio-demographic data and history of smoking and dyspeptic symptoms. Serum samples were also collected from the patients and tested for H. pylori antibodies using the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Results: A total of 152 patients with dyspepsia were
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The intervention deprived Al Qaeda of a sanctuary, ousted the Taliban from power, eased the repression of women and created an Afghan army that could make it difficult for the insurgents to return to their once dominant role, analysts said.. But Al Qaeda - even after its leader Osama bin Laden was killed by US commandos - has spawned cells elsewhere and inspired new extremists in Syria and Iraq, while womens advances are fragile and could easily unravel.. The Taliban may no longer run ministries but they are far from defeated and could yet turn the tide against the Kabul governments army, which has suffered unsustainably high casualties and desertions.. The Taliban have nowhere near the power they did in 2001, but they are certainly not finished, said Vanda Felbab-Brown, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution think tank.. US officials hope a huge investment in the Afghan security forces will pay off, but already the insurgents have clawed back control in some areas in the south where ...
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Last week, a tanker truck, one of many roaming the streets of Kabul, navigated through bumper-to-bumper traffic, going past government buildings and embassies, to Zanbaq Square. When stopped at a checkpoint, more than 1,500 kg of explosives that had been hidden in the tank were detonated. It was 8:22 am and many Afghans were on their way to work and children were going to school. The explosion killed 150 commuters and bystanders, and injured hundreds more. This is just one of many incidents that affects Afghans lives and livelihoods.. Conflict has constantly increased over the past years, spreading to most of Afghanistan, with the number of security incidents and civilian casualties breaking records in 2016. According to the Global Peace Index, Afghanistan was the fourth least peaceful country on earth in 2016, after Syria, South Sudan, and Iraq. The intensification and the geographical reach of conflict has increased the number of people internally displaced. According to the latest United ...
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Back in June, there was an unnerving report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that NDM-1, the Indian supergene that renders common hospital-acquired infections practically untreatable, had been found in the military hospital at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.. The gene was being carried by a gut bacterium, Providencia stuartii, that was causing septicemia in an Afghan national who had been taken in by the military hospital. The particular strain of NDM-1 could be treated only by a single drug, aztreonam; it was resistant to everything else. Unsurprisingly, the victim died.. Though it wasnt explicitly stated, the subtext of the CDCs brief bulletin was clear: By extending compassion to the local resident (who was badly burned and had been treated at a hospital in Kabul), the military staff had brought into their hospital a highly resistant organism that could endanger their troops. It made me wonder, at the time, how often this happened, and what the consequences might be. ...
Predictors of professional help-seeking for emotional problems in Afghan and Iraqi refugees in Australia: findings from the...
Refugees are particularly vulnerable to poor mental health outcomes due to exposure to pre migration trauma and post migration stressors. Research has demonstrated evidence to suggest that the professional help-seeking among refugee groups is low or problematic. This study seeks to examine help-seeking for emotional problems in two large samples of Iraqi and Afghan refugees in Australia. This study uses data from two waves of the Building a New Life in Australia, the longitudinal study of Humanitarian migrants. The data was collected face-to-face between 2013 and 2016, among humanitarian migrants. All participants held a permanent protection visa and had arrived in Australia or been granted their visa between period of May to December 2013. The study sample included 1288 participants born in Iraq and Afghanistan (aged 15 and over). In the Wave 3 interview (2015-2016) participants reported on professional help received to deal with emotional problems. Approximately 36 and 37% of the Iraqi and Afghan
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The sound of gunfire, and clouds of tear gas and black smoke, filled the air around the international airport in Kabul, the capital, as thousands of Afghans massed at the gates Wednesday, desperate to escape before the U.S. militarys final departure on Aug. 31, after 20 years of war.
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- In a recent article, senior Indian journalist Suhasini Haidar discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the National Resistance Front (NRF) of Afghanistan, which was established after the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA, i.e., the Afghan Taliban) seized power in August 2021. (memri.org)
- As Afghanistan's traditional and political non-Taliban leaders scattered around the world begin to organize themselves, the young Massoud pitches to a younger, more urban demographic, who saw the 20 non-Taliban years of small, green shoots of progress and democracy, rather than the traditional Afghanistan of warlords and religious conservatism. (memri.org)
- NRF is continuing the Global War on Terror (that the international community gave up) - not just against Taliban, but about 21 international terror groups in Afghanistan today,' he adds, calling the NRF's fight one for 'global and regional security,' not just for 'peace and justice' in Afghanistan. (memri.org)
- This report documents two massacres committed by Taliban forces in the central highlands of Afghanistan, in January 2001and May 2000. (hrw.org)
- These massacres took place in the context of the six-year war between the Taliban and parties now grouped in the United National Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (the United Front ), in which international human rights and humanitarian law have been repeatedly violated by the warring factions. (hrw.org)
- On August 8, 1998, Taliban militia forces captured the city of Mazar-i Sharif in northwest Afghanistan, the only major city controlled by the United Front, the coalition of forces opposed to the Taliban. (hrw.org)
- The fall of Mazar was part of a successful offensive that gave the Taliban control of almost every major city and important significant territory in northern and central Afghanistan. (hrw.org)
- The Taliban has battled its way into the center of Kunduz, with media reports saying it seized control of the northern Afghanistan city at least for a time. (rand.org)
- And although the mine is in a relatively secure part of Afghanistan, the railroad and electric power lines would be difficult to defend around the clock from guerrilla attacks by Taliban militants. (rferl.org)
- With the Taliban government banning women from attending universities in Afghanistan, an EU-funded project is being revived to bring dozens of Afghan girls to study in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. (rferl.org)
- Family members and U.S. officials say an American contractor held hostage in Afghanistan for more than two years by the Taliban has been released. (pbs.org)
- During the height of the war against the Taliban, America and its closest allies were keen to stress that they were committed to Afghanistan for the long term, and that, on this occasion they would not "walk away" without seeing it well on its way to stability and prosperity. (economist.com)
- Taliban militants stand next to the wreckage of components jettisoned by a damaged aircraft, which the militants say they had hit, in Sayed Karam district of eastern Paktia province, Afghanistan October 14, 2015. (yahoo.com)
- Kabul (AFP) - A US F-16 was struck by enemy fire in eastern Afghanistan, military officials have confirmed to AFP, in a rare instance of an advanced fighter jet coming under a Taliban-claimed attack. (yahoo.com)
- The Taliban have shot down several military helicopters using small-arms fire, but never an F-16 -- an advanced jet capable of supersonic speeds and reaching heights of 50,000 feet, which have been deployed in Afghanistan since the beginning of the US-led military in 2001. (yahoo.com)
- At least three leading international aid agencies have partially resumed life-saving work in Afghanistan, after assurances from the Taliban authorities that Afghan women can continue to work in the health sector. (yahoo.com)
- The aftermath of troops withdrawal and the current situation in Afghanistan under Taliban governing regime. (prlog.org)
- The general assembly of Afghanistan, known as the Loya Jirga, has approved the release of 400 "hard core" Taliban prisoners as a show of good faith before upcoming peace talks in Doha. (thedailybeast.com)
- Since President Joe Biden's April decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, the Taliban have made stunning battlefield advances with now nearly the entirety of the nation under their control. (cnbc.com)
- Taliban forces patrol a street in Herat, Afghanistan August 14, 2021. (cnbc.com)
- Last week, Biden told reporters at the White House that he does not regret his decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan , despite shocking gains by the Taliban. (cnbc.com)
- The Pakistani military created the Taliban in 1995 - six years after the Red Army left Afghanistan. (nypost.com)
- The 2022 opium crop in Afghanistan is the most profitable in years with cultivation up by nearly a third amid soaring prices, and despite the multiple humanitarian and economic crises facing the country and it's Taliban rulers, said the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Tuesday. (un.org)
- A year on from the Taliban takeover in Kabul, Afghanistan is gripped by "cascading crises", including a crippled economy that humanitarian aid alone cannot address, according to a new report from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday. (un.org)
- Afghanistan Mullah Moray Aminullah, 33 from Logar who was arrested for preaching against the occupation and claims to have no links with Taliban. (magnumphotos.com)
- We asked a variety of experts the following question: "How should the Biden administration approach Afghanistan and the Taliban government? (nationalinterest.org)
- The Taliban is no friend to the United States, but Afghanistan could be run by more dangerous leaders. (nationalinterest.org)
- After President Donald Trump announced his Afghanistan strategy Monday night that administration sources said included sending 4,000 more troops to the country, military analysts were skeptical that the decision will end the longest war in U.S. history without renewed efforts to broker a diplomatic settlement with the Taliban. (mysanantonio.com)
- Someday, after an effective military effort, perhaps it will be possible to have a political settlement that includes elements of the Taliban and Afghanistan, but nobody knows if or when that will ever happen," he said. (mysanantonio.com)
- An increase of 4,000 troops would correspond with what Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, told federal lawmakers in February that he needed to aid Afghan forces battling a Taliban insurgency that has shown renewed potency. (mysanantonio.com)
- The special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction reported last month that the Taliban control or "influence" 45 of the country's 407 administrative districts - the most territory the group has held since U.S. forces toppled it from power in 2001 - while an additional 119 are "contested. (mysanantonio.com)
- Taliban fighters parade along a road to celebrate after the U.S. withdrawal form Afghanistan in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Sept. 1. (foreignpolicy.com)
- With the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan complete, uncertainty abounds about the country's future under the Taliban government. (foreignpolicy.com)
- One of the most senior positions will go to Khalil Haqqani of the Haqqani network, the Taliban faction implicated in multiple mass-casualty attacks in Afghanistan. (foreignpolicy.com)
- Afghanistan faces an economic crisis that stands to worsen because of new sanctions imposed by the West on the Taliban regime. (foreignpolicy.com)
- Gen.David Petraeus, CENTCOM, discusses military engagements in Afghanistan against the Taliban. (charlierose.com)
- CBS News' David Martin provides an update on the war in Afghanistan and the whereabouts of Taliban leader Mullah Omar. (charlierose.com)
- Obama has ordered a review of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan after promising during the presidential campaign to boost troop levels there to deal with growing violence and a resurgent Taliban and al Qaeda. (reuters.com)
- Why Did the Taliban Welcome This Woman to Afghanistan With Big Smiles? (vice.com)
- The Taliban say they don't exist, but small groups of loosely linked resistance fighters still operate across Afghanistan and beyond. (vice.com)
- The withdrawal of border checkpoints in the last week of October 2009, at a time when Pakistan was doing its utmost to destroy the Taliban on its side of the border with Afghanistan is beyond belief, but reinforces the truism that borders and barriers - 'safe havens' - have their part to play in insurgency and counterinsurgency. (army-technology.com)
- The geography of Afghanistan probably precludes linear barriers but if the civilian population is to be separated from the Taliban, such less physically prominent measures that can now be provided seem eminently suitable. (army-technology.com)
- The jihadist group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq, has been trying to establish itself in Afghanistan, challenging the Taliban on their own turf. (yahoo.com)
- Gen. Henri Bentegeat said about 200 French troops were operating with U.S. forces in southeastern Afghanistan against the Taliban and bin Laden's al Qaeda. (chinadaily.com.cn)
- President Bush and Chairman Karzi talked about efforts to rebuild Afghanistan following the rule of the Taliban. (c-span.org)
- The Taliban have been stepping up attacks in southern Afghanistan, the birthplace of the insurgency, with a wave of bombings and the assassinations of three local Afghan officials this week. (emirates247.com)
- The violence comes even as the US is moving ahead with plans for negotiating with the Taliban to try to end the 10-year-old war in Afghanistan. (emirates247.com)
- US Gen. John Allen, the top commander of American and Nato forces in Afghanistan, condemned the Kajaki attack, saying it was evidence that the Taliban insurgents had ``declared outright war'' on the Afghan people. (emirates247.com)
- At that point, the Afghanistan National Army will take the lead in all military actions against Taliban and other militants. (juancole.com)
- 5. The US agreed to turn over to the Afghanistan government the Bagram prison and other prisons , where the US holds large numbers of captured Taliban. (juancole.com)
- For the past 5 years feminists have been doing most of the work in understanding and combatting the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. (radgeek.com)
- The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan is one of the largest and most firmly-established anti-Taliban resistance groups in the world. (radgeek.com)
- The Feminist Majority Foundation's Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan has been the authority in the US on the Taliban regime for nearly five years (Eleanor Smeal has given briefings to Congress on the topic and has testified before a joint hearing of two U.S. Senate Foreign Relations subcommittees). (radgeek.com)
- On this edition of Parallax Views, we begin a series of conversations with different guests about the past 20 years of U.S. military adventurism and what comes next for both the U.S. and Afghanistan in the coming years now that the Taliban has retaken the country. (wallstreetwindow.com)
- It has been just over a month since the U.S. completed its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, but life has already changed dramatically for Afghans under Taliban rule. (cnas.org)
- Since the U.S.-led invasion that toppled the Taliban in 2001, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has provided extensive security and development assistance to Afghanistan. (opencanada.org)
- While the Chinese government views the Uighurs as separatists that threaten Chinese national security, it is well-documented that militants from Xinjiang received training from other insurgents and jihadi militants in Afghanistan (i.e. the Taliban) and neighbouring Pakistan. (opencanada.org)
- Thus, China's foremost strategic interest is to maintain security and stability in Afghanistan and to prevent the full return of the Taliban because they consistently supported the Uighur separatist movement when they were in power. (opencanada.org)
- In August 2021 the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, and since then secondary education for girls in the country has been banned. (world.edu)
- Education for girls was also banned during the previous era of Taliban rule in Afghanistan (1996-2001). (world.edu)
- After the defeat of the Taliban in 2001, the educational work of the Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan ( RAWA ), which they carried out during Taliban rule, was much documented . (world.edu)
- Nevertheless, in the post-Taliban era (2002-2021), a huge expansion of education took place in Afghanistan, with many important initiatives in girls' education and women's rights. (world.edu)
- India should not get militarily involved in Afghanistan, former IAF chief Arup Raha said on Monday, warning that China and Pakistan will burn their fingers by cosying up to the Taliban. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- The former Indian Air Force (IAF) air chief marshal said that the Taliban policy of China and Pakistan will backfire on them as a result of their "dishonest purposes" for getting involved in Afghanistan. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- Soon after the blitzkrieg takeover of Kabul by the Taliban following the exit of US forces, China was among the first countries to say that it stands ready to develop good neighbourly, friendly and cooperative relations with Afghanistan. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- A Taliban delegation, led by the chief of its Political Commission Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, which visited China last month during its talks with the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, had promised not to permit the Uyghur Muslim militant group from Xinjiang, the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), to operate from Afghanistan. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- Raha said that with organisations like the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan being active in the country, the establishment in Islamabad is likely to face a challenge if the Taliban consolidates in Afghanistan. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- RFE/RL) November 24, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Afghanistan has awarded a state-owned company in China with the right to develop a large copper field to the south of Kabul, following two years of bidding. (rferl.org)
- KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Under intense security and the cover of night, President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan on Tuesday to sign an agreement cementing a U.S. commitment to the nation after the long and unpopular war comes to an end. (kpbs.org)
- Charahi Qambar Refugee Camp, Kabul, Afghanistan. (magnumphotos.com)
- Kabul, Afghanistan. (magnumphotos.com)
- Afghanistan A prosthetic patient at the Prosthetics Center, Kabul, Afghanistan. (magnumphotos.com)
- President Biden on Friday sought to defend his administration's halting efforts to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies from Afghanistan following the Taliban's takeover of Kabul. (yahoo.com)
- The unfolding events in Afghanistan have recently left us with scenes of chaos and desperation at Kabul airport where men, women and children risked their lives, and some tragically died in efforts to flee the country. (who.int)
- Kabul University of Medical Sciences, Kabul, Afghanistan. (bvsalud.org)
- In the wake of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021, Hoover Senior Fellow H.R. McMaster organized a group of Hoover staff and students who comprised the beginnings of the Hoover Afghanistan Research and Relief Team (HART). (hoover.org)
- America's longest war ended in August 2021 but the lessons learned from 20 years of America's fighting and foreign policy in Afghanistan will take decades to process, reflect on, and learn from. (hoover.org)
- According to a July 20 report from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, ISIS-K was responsible for " the majority " of the 2,106 civilian casualties that the mission recorded between August 2021 and mid-June 2022. (nationalinterest.org)
- As part of a United Nations appeal for Afghanistan launched on 5 September 2021, WHO and health sector partners are requesting US$ 66 million to deliver essential and life sustaining health care services for 3.4 million people until the end of the year. (who.int)
- Reminding the adage about Afghanistan that it is the "Graveyard of Empires", the former IAF chief said that the United States of America (USA) had lost more than 2,000 troops in the country between 2001 and 2021. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- Afghanistan has reported over 153 000 COVID-19 cases and more than 7000 deaths as of 3 September 2021 (9). (who.int)
- As of September 20, 2021, CDC has been notified of 16 confirmed cases of measles and 4 cases of mumps among Afghan nationals and U.S. citizens, recently arriving from Afghanistan and continued vigilance is needed. (cdc.gov)
- RAWA is the oldest political/social organization of Afghan women struggling for peace, freedom, democracy and women's rights in fundamentalism-blighted Afghanistan since 1977. (rawa.org)
- Hoover Afghanistan Research and Relief Team (HART) assisted Afghans with visa applications, collated data and documents to help them find refuge, connected individuals and groups to relevant governmental and non-governmental organizations, amplified the voice of Afghan refugees, and shared information to facilitate sustained relocation, relief, and resettlement efforts. (hoover.org)
- Khozman Ulumi, a spokesman for the Afghan Mining Ministry, told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan that preliminary plans call for a railroad link from Tajikistan to the copper field and on to Pakistan. (rferl.org)
- That makes the Aynak deal a litmus test for other possible foreign investors -- not just of about how Afghanistan deals with international investors, but also about the security that the Afghan central government can provide for high-profile foreign investment projects. (rferl.org)
- Obama is joining Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign the agreement that will broadly govern the U.S. role in Afghanistan after the American combat mission stops at the end of 2014 - 13 years after it began. (kpbs.org)
- They then went to the UNAMA [United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan] office, ACBAR [Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief] Aid agency, Sweden Committee, the Pakistan consulate, UN hostel, and some other offices and burned the offices and their documents. (rferl.org)
- Starting in the '50s, America and the Soviet Union treated Afghanistan as a buffer state - until the Soviets staged a coup in 1977 that ended the Afghan monarchy and, two years later, propelled the Communists into power. (nypost.com)
- Meanwhile, the United Nations' acting secretary-general's special representative for Afghanistan assessed that, over the past year, the Afghan economy has contracted by 30-40 percent and unemployment has nearly tripled. (nationalinterest.org)
- On January 12, Foreign Policy at Brookings, in partnership with the American University of Afghanistan, hosted several leaders in Afghan civil society to discuss the country's challenges, triumphs, and what they see in store for its future. (brookings.edu)
- Journalists Dexter Filkins and Greg Jaffe report on the American effort in Afghanistan and issues with President Karzai and the Afghan government. (charlierose.com)
- When asked why Americans should trust the intelligence that there was no terrorist threat when it had misjudged what would happen with the Afghan army, Biden called the comparison "apples and oranges" and said the administration would know if terrorists began to accumulate in Afghanistan to plot against the United States. (yahoo.com)
- On September 26, 2008, President Bush and Afghan President Hamid Karzai received an update from two Afghan governors and from U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) and Agribusiness Development Team (ADT) leaders on the important work being done to improve economic and security gains in Afghanistan. (archives.gov)
- Back then, training was just done to tick a box," recalled Mohammad Naeem Latoon, one of IDLO's legal specialists working with the Afghan Supreme Court's training department, looking back on how capacity development was implemented in Afghanistan almost a decade ago. (idlo.int)
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that clinicians be on alert for cases of measles that meet the case definition , as well as other infectious diseases, including mumps , leishmaniasis , and malaria , among evacuees (including both Afghan nationals and U.S. citizens) from Afghanistan. (cdc.gov)
- The U.S. government is in the process of resettling U.S. citizens and Afghan nationals from Afghanistan. (cdc.gov)
- In Sept 2022 Afghanistan host Australia for the first time on 'home soil' in a one-off Test Match that may be played in Dehradun, India. (australiancrickettours.com)
- Several RAND experts agree that sticking to the plan to remove all troops from Afghanistan by the end of next year would have ignored the reality on the ground and made an unstable situation more so. (rand.org)
- He wants to send more troops to Afghanistan, so we're going to send him, " one source familiar with the thinking said at the time. (vanityfair.com)
- And public support for keeping troops in Afghanistan seems lower than ever. (kpbs.org)
- The United States has 88,000 troops in Afghanistan. (kpbs.org)
- The protesters were demanding the release of all prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, and that U.S. troops not stay too long in Afghanistan. (rferl.org)
- Has Michael Moore found his first bi-partisan issue with calls to bring troops home from Afghanistan? (msnbc.com)
- Gen. Stanley McChrystal, then the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, says he needs at least 40,000 more troops to do that. (slate.com)
- McChrystal replies, "No." Gen. James Jones, Obama's national security adviser (and one of Woodward's hero-sources), complains afterward that Obama could decide to protect just two Quonset huts in Afghanistan, and the brass would still ask for 40,000 more troops. (slate.com)
- The decision by President Barack Obama to extend our mission in Afghanistan is in need of a comment or two ( "President Obama to leave about 8,400 troops in Afghanistan at year-end," July 6). (baltimoresun.com)
- Uncertainty over how many U.S. troops might remain in Afghanistan beyond this year has trickled down to American diplomats and aid workers, whose efforts to develop the still mostly primitive country face a drawdown of their own because of security fears…" (Jakes, 2/11). (kff.org)
- PARIS - Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has lashed out at the United States, accusing it of making threats in the dispute over an agreement to keep U.S. troops in the country beyond 2014. (foxnews.com)
- Pentagon officials announced today that for the first time since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, there are more troops in Afghanistan than Iraq, officially making Afghanistan the 'Big War' and Iraq 'that other war. (antiwar.com)
- Indeed, were it not for the endless surges into Afghanistan this day might never have come at all, as 92,000 troops remain in Iraq and the numbers are still not dropping in any sort of serious way. (antiwar.com)
- Rather Obama started with only 30,000 troops in Afghanistan but is rapidly approaching 100,000, with more expected all the time . (antiwar.com)
- Though much was made of the Obama Administration "transitioning" troops from Iraq to Afghanistan, they actually have tens of thousands more troops deployed between the two war zones today than they did when he took office. (antiwar.com)
- From all parts of the world and spanning all ages, more than 2,500 U.S. and coalition troops have died in Afghanistan. (cnn.com)
- Obama was to be on the ground for about seven hours in Afghanistan, where the United States has been engaged in war for more than a decade following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. (kpbs.org)
- When visiting Afghanistan in December 2001, UNICEF executive director Carole Bellamy referenced secret schools as part of a call for aid funding . (world.edu)
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- Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication--Afghanistan and Pakistan, January 2010-September 2011. (medscape.com)
- Military involvement in Afghanistan is dangerous, and India should not be a part of any such future move of the Americans or NATO forces," Raha told PTI in an interview. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- With the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and a growing humanitarian crisis, the United States faces several policy options. (rand.org)
- Nearly 20 years after the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan, many Americans continue to focus on the country's precarious internal security situation, the prospect of the Taliban's return to power, and if the international community should play a role there today. (brookings.edu)
- 26-year-old Ayat blazed a trail for women runners in Afghanistan, but a year after the Taliban's return to power, she's been unable to find a new permanent home for herself or her family. (vice.com)
- As a result, in 2007 Afghanistan produced anextraordinary 8,200 tons of opium (34% more than in 2006), becoming practically the exclusive supplier of the world's deadliest drug (93% of the global opiates market). (rawa.org)
- We all agreed that we should convene, and we will convene the G-7 meeting next week, a group of the world's leading democracies, so that together we can coordinate our mutual approach, our united approach on Afghanistan and moving forward," he said. (yahoo.com)
- Bentegeat, who spoke as if he were sure bin Laden was in Afghanistan, said the country's difficult terrain explained why it was so hard to catch the world's most wanted man. (chinadaily.com.cn)
- However, it is important to note that even before these latest events, Afghanistan was the world's third largest humanitarian operation due to war, displacement, and, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic (1). (who.int)
- Decades of political turmoil and stifling war , among other issues, has turned Afghanistan into the world's largest humanitarian crisis . (bvsalud.org)
- The initiative is trying to end the polio virus in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the last two endemic countries, the foundation said in a statement Sunday. (pbs.org)
- Afghanistan, with ongoing civil conflict, initiated polio eradication activities in 1994. (cdc.gov)
- This report summarizes the achievements toward polio eradication in Afghanistan during 1999--2000. (cdc.gov)
- Although polio remains endemic in Afghanistan, progress during 1999--2000 demonstrates that key strategies can be implemented successfully in countries experiencing internal strife. (cdc.gov)
- With only one child contracting wild poliovirus being reported in Afghanistan and Pakistan so far in 2019 and 2020, now is a critical time and an unprecedented opportunity for the programme in Afghanistan to eradicate polio and not lose the hard-won gains achieved so far. (who.int)
- Lithuania's special operators operated in Afghanistan from 2002 to 2015. (lithuaniatribune.com)
- President Obama steps off Air Force One May 1 upon arrival at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. (kpbs.org)
- Politics, too, set the tone for what the White House hoped would be a positive message and image for Obama: the commander in chief setting a framework to end the war while reassuring Afghanistan, on its soil, it will not be abandoned. (kpbs.org)
- Obama has gone twice before to Afghanistan as president, most recently in December 2010, and once to Iraq in 2009. (kpbs.org)
- Obama has already declared that NATO forces will hand over the lead combat role to Afghanistan in 2013 as the U.S. and its allies work to get out by the end of 2014. (kpbs.org)
- Yet a number of myths still haunt the debate on Afghanistan - and the Obama administration's policy. (nypost.com)
- Representative Ike Skelton elaborates on General McChrystal's request to President Obama for a new strategy in Afghanistan. (charlierose.com)
- Well I am just as frustrated as Raimondo about Obama but how on Earth can you get fired up about the escalating war in Afghanistan if nobody knows what is happening there and the ultimate consequences for US soldiers? (antiwar.com)
- 1. President Obama moved the deadline for the end of US combat missions in Afghanistan up from July 31 to "this spring. (juancole.com)
- 4. The Obama administration pledged to leave behind more military equipment for the Afghanistan National Army than earlier envisaged, including C-130 helicopters and other aircraft, according to Aimal Faizi, spokesman for President Karzai. (juancole.com)
- A new investigation by journalist Anand Gopal reveals harrowing details about US secret prisons in Afghanistan, under both the Bush and Obama administrations. (irishantiwar.org)
- 2020). Tobacco tax: Afghanistan. (who.int)
- After pursuing accountability at home, Biden must course correct his Afghanistan policy. (nationalinterest.org)
- President Joe Biden is not to blame for all of America's blunders in Afghanistan, but he could help decide whether we learn from them. (nationalinterest.org)
- By taking charge of such an autopsy, the Biden administration can deftly redirect criticism from how America's war in Afghanistan ended to what really matters: how the United States squandered twenty years, $2.31 trillion , and nearly 2,500 American lives on what General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ultimately dubbed a " strategic defeat . (nationalinterest.org)
- While pursuing accountability in America, Biden must also course correct his policy toward Afghanistan. (nationalinterest.org)
- President Biden takes questions from the media about the evacuation of American citizens from Afghanistan on Friday, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken looking on. (yahoo.com)
- Merkel and Biden spoke Wednesday, two days after the German leader had called the situation in Afghanistan "an extremely bitter development. (yahoo.com)
- We discuss the lessons that could be learned from the U.S. military adventure in Afghanistan as well as whether the withdrawal represents a "Saigon Moment" for the Biden administration. (wallstreetwindow.com)
- Visiting Washington, New York and London last week, Mr Karzai insisted at every stop that security was the "key issue" in Afghanistan. (economist.com)
- Karzai even said in a speech that the work of anti-corruption units are 'destroying the national sovereignty of Afghanistan, and we will not allow it. (popularmechanics.com)
- The meeting with (Karzai) highlights one of our major challenges in Afghanistan: how to fight corruption and connect the people to their government, when the key government officials are themselves corrupt,' reads one dispatch, labeled Confidential. (popularmechanics.com)
- The Provincial Governors and PRT leaders from Nangarhar and Kunar provinces in eastern Afghanistan briefed President Bush and President Karzai on the changes they are seeing firsthand on the ground. (archives.gov)
- 2003-02-27T19:05:10-05:00 https://ximage.c-spanvideo.org/eyJidWNrZXQiOiJwaWN0dXJlcy5jLXNwYW52aWRlby5vcmciLCJrZXkiOiJGaWxlc1wvZDM3XC8yMDAzMDIyNzE5MDUyMjAwMV9oZC5qcGciLCJlZGl0cyI6eyJyZXNpemUiOnsiZml0IjoiY292ZXIiLCJoZWlnaHQiOjUwNn19fQ== Following their meeting in the Oval Office, President Bush and President Karzai spoke to reporters about the progress of reconstruction in Afghanistan and efforts to combat terrorism. (c-span.org)
- Following their meeting in the Oval Office, President Bush and President Karzai spoke to reporters about the progress of reconstruction in Afghanistan and efforts to combat terrorism. (c-span.org)
- Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai spoke about relations between his country and the United States. (c-span.org)
- 10. Karzai is asking the US to establish branches of American universities in the war-ravaged provinces of Afghanistan. (juancole.com)
- In this report Human Rights Watch calls upon the United Nations to investigate both massacres and to systematically monitor human rights and humanitarian law violations by all parties to Afghanistan s civil war. (hrw.org)
- Holbrooke, a former ambassador to the United Nations, faces a daunting challenge in dealing with the war in Afghanistan and its tense and fragile border with Pakistan. (reuters.com)
- United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The Islamic State group is making inroads in Afghanistan, winning over a growing number of sympathizers and recruiting followers in 25 of the country's 34 provinces, a UN report said Friday. (yahoo.com)
- All stool specimens are flown from Afghanistan to Islamabad on United Nations' flights and transported to the NIH laboratory. (cdc.gov)
- The United Nations will hold a high-level ministerial meeting of member states on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan on 13 September. (who.int)
- Waltz was reacting to Monday's announcement that the State Department's Inspector General planned on looking at the situation regarding America's withdrawal from Afghanistan in August after 20 years of war. (newsmax.com)
- We may not discover the conclusions of Congress' independent Afghanistan War Commission until 2025, but we have an overabundance of damning revelations by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), not to mention accusations of intelligence failures , interagency finger-pointing and distrust, and policy inertia within America's national security institutions, to sort through. (nationalinterest.org)
- In a conflict-weary world, there is little financial support for armed groups anywhere, and given the NATO and the U.S.'s recent humiliating pullout from Afghanistan, less appetite for a plan that involves any military support. (memri.org)
- RAND's early research on Afghanistan examined the 1980s Soviet military campaign and the subsequent fundamentalist Islamic regime. (rand.org)
- An American F-16 aircraft was hit by small arms fire while conducting a patrol in Paktia province in eastern Afghanistan on October 13, U.S. military officials said on Monday. (yahoo.com)
- When presented with the images, the US military confirmed in a statement to AFP late Saturday: 'On October 13, a US F-16 encountered small arms fire in the Paktia Province in Afghanistan. (yahoo.com)
- It was the largest U.S. military installation in Afghanistan. (cnbc.com)
- Afghanistan Ruins of former Russian military base. (magnumphotos.com)
- And by using contractors who operate 'outside the wire' in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the military has gotten information that is sometimes better than what the CIA is offering. (wired.com)
- The military has been frustrated by a general lack of understanding about the social and cultural landscape of Afghanistan and Pakistan. (wired.com)
- In all these ways, we're working to ensure that our military progress is accompanied by the political and economic gains that are critical to the success of a free Afghanistan. (archives.gov)
- The U.S. left behind a wealth of military equipment when it left Afghanistan. (vice.com)
- Anyone got reliable data on US military contractors in Afghanistan? (antiwar.com)
- A Nato helicopter has crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing six members of the international military force, the US-led coalition said Friday. (emirates247.com)
- Gen. Adam Findlay, says that 80 percent of military operations are now led and carried out by the Afghanistan army, while 20 percent of "complex offensives" are still led by ISAF. (juancole.com)
- The United States military presence in Afghanistan greatly contributes to the legitimacy and strategic message of the Pashtun insurgency. (trinicenter.com)
- Many of them are confronting the reality that the military engagement in Afghanistan, which has gone on for literally as long as they can remember, has come to an end. (peacevoice.info)
- In the military, the IFIs have been primarily reported due to combat related blast trauma, where a soldier on foot patrol or a marine is--and we've seen this commonly in Southern Afghanistan, which is as you reported. (cdc.gov)
- In 2000, Afghanistan exceeded the WHO established target for a nonpolio AFP rate indicative of sensitive surveillance (i.e. (cdc.gov)
- Dozens of people were killed in roadside bombings in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials in the war-torn country said. (cnn.com)
- Washington and NATO officials say the pact is critical to the plan to keep thousands of forces in Afghanistan after 2014 for a training and counterterrorism mission. (foxnews.com)
- It was the second suicide bombing in as many days in southern Afghanistan, officials said. (emirates247.com)
- INSKEEP: Well, Pakistani officials have insisted all along that what they really want in Afghanistan was stability, and they don't have it because the old government collapsed so quickly. (wamc.org)
- INSKEEP: Pakistani officials have been arguing, Lulu, for the United States to remain involved in the region and in Afghanistan particularly. (wamc.org)
- While NATO is slated to withdraw from Afghanistan later this year, the international community must stay involved in the development and conflict mitigation processes there following NATO's withdrawal later this year. (opencanada.org)
- That is already happening, threatening one of the most important goals of the American war in Afghanistan: the restoration of stability to the country, to stop it becoming again a haven for international terrorists. (economist.com)
- Leaving aside 19th century China, that had a population at that time 15 times larger than today's Afghanistan, no other country in the world has ever produced narcotics on such a deadly scale. (rawa.org)
- Afghanistan is now a democratic country. (rferl.org)
- The discovery of the IEDs -- the biggest single cause of American casualties in Afghanistan -- and other weapons marks the first discovery of such Iranian-manufactured weapons in the country in about two years, Whitman said. (globalsecurity.org)
- More than eight years into the war in Afghanistan, msnbc.com is launching "Voices from Afghanistan" to highlight the often overlooked thoughts of people who live in that country. (nbcnews.com)
- Trump is no fan of spending money on reconstruction overseas, but we can't win in Afghanistan without it," said Miller, a former CIA analyst and Army intelligence officer who deployed to the country. (mysanantonio.com)
- Explosives planted on a bicycle killed nine people in the relatively peaceful Faryab province of northern Afghanistan on Monday, including a provincial council member, police said, amid an increase in violence across the country. (ibtimes.com)
- The president said that with the diminishment of al-Qaida in the country and the killing of Osama bin Laden, the U.S. has no reason to be in Afghanistan at this point. (yahoo.com)
- Twenty-six PRTs are now operating in Afghanistan in partnership with communities around the country. (archives.gov)
- More than 100 veterinarians and animal shelter volunteers are still hiding in Afghanistan or a third country, waiting for U.S. visas. (vice.com)
- Matthew P. Hoh, a former U.S. combat marine captain and Department of Defense civilian in Iraq starting in 2004 and until September a political officer in the Foreign Service stationed in Afghanistan is giving some consternation to President Obama's advisors as the Commander in Chief considers sending more soldiers to that war-torn country next to Pakistan. (trinicenter.com)
- And Afghanistan is not an oil producing country, making McCarthy's absurd claims pure horse pucky. (peacevoice.info)
- The Cultural Quick Reference Guide for Afghanistan provides country-specific information on cultural norms, health practices, treatment considerations, facts and traditional ideas about TB, and courtesies to observe to enhance communication. (cdc.gov)
Graveyard of empires1
- Myth No. 1: No foreign power ever managed to subjugate Afghanistan, "The graveyard of empires. (nypost.com)
- In a post on Twitter in 2013, he wrote, "We have wasted an enormous amount of blood and treasure in Afghanistan. (mysanantonio.com)
- Viewers submitted questions via email to [email protected] or on Twitter using #Afghanistan . (brookings.edu)
- The integrated satellite datalink thereby enables the Bundeswehr and its Nato partners to monitor the entire northern half of Afghanistan, whose surface area of more than 300,000m2 almost equals the size of the Federal Republic of Germany. (defense-update.com)
- Late Wednesday, Nato reported that one coalition trooper had been killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, but would not say whether the service member died in the Kajaki bombing, or some other incident. (emirates247.com)
- With NATO set to withdraw from Afghanistan this year, other international actors like China will and must step in, say Benjamin Zyla and Kirsten Van Houten. (opencanada.org)
- The Hoover Institution's Library and Archives has partnered with the Hoover Afghanistan Relief Team, led by the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow H.R. McMaster, to document the important stories of Afghans, Americans and others who took part in and experienced the war and rebuilding efforts in Afghanistan. (hoover.org)
- Gates to the larger US bases in Afghanistan often are crowded with trucks waiting to deliver goods and services, and local Afghans going to or coming back from jobs on the compounds. (emirates247.com)
- 1) Whether Al Qaeda/related terrorist groups really do depend so heavily on a specific geographic base in Afghanistan that, if the U.S. can disrupt them there, we won't have to apply similar efforts later on in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, or anyplace else. (theatlantic.com)
- If honest, our stated strategy of securing Afghanistan to prevent al-Qaeda resurgence or regrouping would require us to additionally invade and occupy western Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, etc. (trinicenter.com)
- The recent news from Afghanistan is once again not good. (thedailybeast.com)
- The DOD web site prints a daily list of recent US combat deaths in both Iraq and Afghanistan under Press Resources, news releases. (antiwar.com)
- Afghanistan Crossroads is where CNN's reporting converges -- bringing you a diversity of voices, stunning images and video, global perspectives and the latest news from on the ground in Afghanistan and around the world. (cnn.com)
- The Nangarhar PRT and Missouri National Guard ADT have helped make Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan, one of the most stable and secure provinces in Afghanistan. (archives.gov)
- The number of groups and individuals who are openly declaring either loyalty to or sympathy with ISIL continues to grow in a number of provinces in Afghanistan,' said the report. (yahoo.com)
- The resulting instability has put some key measures to strengthen the COVID-19 response on hold, including the establishment of new laboratories for testing, the installation of oxygen plants in hospitals, and the expansion of isolation centres and intensive care beds for COVID-19 in different provinces of Afghanistan. (who.int)
- He's brought us back to the '70s, being held hostage in Afghanistan, oil prices the highest that we have seen, begging OPEC to produce more. (peacevoice.info)
- Given President Obama's campaign pledges to escalate the war in Afghanistan and withdraw from Iraq, it is a wonder that it took over 16 months to reach this point, but a snail's pace in the Iraq drawdown coupled with logistics problems in the latest Afghanistan escalation conspired to make it a long, difficult road. (antiwar.com)
- Drugs are a big problem in Afghanistan, but corruption including within the oil trade has been extremely problematic in Iraq. (thedailybeast.com)
- Since then, ties between the United States and Afghanistan have been tested anew by the burning of Muslim holy books at a U.S. base and the massacre of 17 civilians, including children, allegedly by an American soldier. (kpbs.org)
- The president pledged to evacuate "any American who wants to come home" from Afghanistan, but said he could not guarantee that U.S. efforts would be wholly successful. (yahoo.com)
- Yesterday Carles Pena had a very good article at Anti war with the following quote, 'it is unlikely the American people will be willing to stay the course forever, (in Afghanistan), more so if US casualties climb. (antiwar.com)
- One consequence of this was the risk that conservative groups in Afghanistan could link the education of women and other women's rights measures to American aggression and colonial or geo-political ambitions - meaning that a future anti-American movement could also look to restrict these rights. (world.edu)
- When Maria Gomez showed up late one December afternoon at a Grand Rapids, Michigan, jail to pick up her son, an American-born Marine who served in Afghanistan, the deputies told her something that, frankly, made no sense. (buzzfeednews.com)
- General David McKiernan, the former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, greenlighted AfPax Insider to help provide open-source assessments of the local situation in areas where coalition forces were operating. (wired.com)
- The Chinese province that borders Afghanistan, Xinjiang, has suffered from an insurgency led by the Uighur East Turkestan Islamic Movement. (opencanada.org)
- Within two to five years, China will feel the heat of Jihadi movement in Xinjiang, which shares its borders with Afghanistan. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
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- He has covered the September 11 attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to name a few. (medlineplus.gov)
- Another example was when I did live reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan. (medlineplus.gov)
Pakistan and Afghanistan1
- State Department spokesman Robert Wood said Holbrooke would stop at the Munich Conference on Security Policy in Germany on Tuesday to confer with European leaders before heading to Pakistan and Afghanistan. (reuters.com)
- Our presence in Afghanistan has only increased destabilization and insurgency in Pakistan where we rightly fear a toppled or weakened Pakistani government may lose control of its nuclear weapons. (trinicenter.com)
- In the coming years, Afghanistan will continue to need external support for economic growth through the development of its infrastructure and natural resources, as well as fighting against sources of insurgency. (opencanada.org)
- What is Trump's plan for Afghanistan? (ajc.com)
- Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., told Newsmax Monday that Secretary of State Antony Blinken is "lying" about the situation in Afghanistan and how many people are still trying to leave the war-torn nation. (newsmax.com)
- The National Institute of Health (NIH), Islamabad, Pakistan, has provided laboratory support for the Afghanistan program. (cdc.gov)
- Child malnutrition in Afghanistan amid a deepening humanitarian crisis. (bvsalud.org)
- Speculation that Trump could oust McMaster date back to last summer, when McMaster's advocacy for a troop surge in Afghanistan led to reports that Trump-a longtime skeptic of the 16-year war-had grumbled about sending McMaster instead. (vanityfair.com)
- They fear that the rule of Ismail Khan, an ethnic-Tajik warlord, is being bolstered by Iran as part of a broader plan to foment instability in Afghanistan. (economist.com)
- WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke will make his first trip to the region next week after stopping in Germany for a security conference, the State Department said on Thursday. (reuters.com)
- A new job ad posted by contractor Centra Technology on Monster.com is looking for 'all-source intelligence analysts' willing to work for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan. (wired.com)
- Analysts say Pakistan made a power move by sending a female minister to talk shop with the all-men government of Afghanistan. (vice.com)
- rather, it is a fact, documented among other things by the reality that some 40 countries are part of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan today. (thedailybeast.com)
- For all the reduction in our popularity this decade, the international community is still far more popular in Afghanistan than it was in Iraq when the surge began. (thedailybeast.com)
- The cause is still being investigated, but a coalition statement said there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of Thursday's crash, which brought the number of international forces killed in Afghanistan this month to 24. (emirates247.com)
- David Benest asks what this means for new electronic borders in Afghanistan. (army-technology.com)
- Raha, who led the IAF from January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2016, said that with the USA having vacated strategically important Afghanistan, which shares borders with several central Asian nations, countries like China, Pakistan and even Russia feel that they will "have a nice time" in the region. (easternmirrornagaland.com)
- Years of war in Afghanistan have ensured that the deposit has remained largely untouched since Soviet geologists surveyed the field in 1979. (rferl.org)
- The national identity has taken shape over 300 years - after all, as a state, Afghanistan is older than America, Germany and Italy. (nypost.com)
- The war on Afghanistan has lasted 17 years. (fightbacknews.org)
- Over these years, WHO and partners have worked with authorities on multiple advances for the health and well-being of the people in Afghanistan, such as the Sehatmandi Project, which provides quality health, nutrition and family planning services across Afghanistan (3). (who.int)
- Spectrum of surgical procedures performed in German rescue centers and the field hospital in Afghanistan in 2008]. (bvsalud.org)