U.S. general in Afghanistan: ‘Enemy believed that we had lost our will to win’

U.S. general in Afghanistan: ‘Enemy believed that we had lost our will to win’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy in Afghanistan “is fundamentally working and advancing us towards reconciliation,” the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan said on Aug. 22. Ditching the Obama administration’s timeline for withdrawal and gaining commitments from NATO allies to extend assistance to 2024 were key moves made by […]

‘We do not care about America’: Taliban rejects peace talk

‘We do not care about America’: Taliban rejects peace talk

by WorldTribune Staff, March 2, 2018 The Taliban is reluctant to accept Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s offer of peace talks because the terror organization said it views Ghani’s government as a U.S.-imposed regime. “While the international community sees Ghani’s administration as the sole legitimate government of Afghanistan, the Taliban see it as an artificial, foreign-imposed […]

ISIL launches new attacks in eastern Afghanistan

ISIL launches new attacks in eastern Afghanistan

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is staging a comeback in Afghanistan just months after Kabul said the terror group had been defeated. At least a dozen Afghan security forces and civilians were killed and another 18 wounded as ISIL jihadists attacked police checkpoints in the Kot area […]