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America first, everywhere else second, Afghanistan last

22 August, 2017

Comment: The White House has finally announced a strategy in Afghanistan, but the risk of an outsourced, mercenary approach is not off the cards, writes James Snell.

Trump to expand US military intervention in Afghanistan

22 August, 2017

Donald Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops to Afghanistan on Monday, backtracking from his promise to rapidly end America’s longest war.

Trump set to outline new US strategy for Afghanistan

21 August, 2017

President Donald Trump is set to outline the Washington's latest strategy on Afghanistan following months of deliberation and policy review.

Trump mulls new US strategy in Afghanistan

19 August, 2017

In-depth: Trump has assembled his national security team at Camp David as the administration remains split over what stance to adopt on the longest-running war in US history.

The end of American empire, and beginning of what?

18 August, 2017

Comment: As the US' imperial might in the Middle East declines, and Russia and China's stars rise, what does the Middle East's future hold? asks Robert Springborg.

US soldier killed in Afghan operation against IS

17 August, 2017

A military operation targeting Islamic State group insurgents in Afghanistan left one US soldier dead, commanders said on Thursday.

UAE and Saudi Arabia 'vied to host Taliban'

13 August, 2017

Afghan mediator says Saudi and Emirati accusations against Qatar over the Taliban are misplaced, given the two countries' earlier eagerness to host the group.

IS 'playing whack-a-mole' in Afghanistan

10 August, 2017

In-depth: IS-Khorasan, the Afghan franchise of the Islamic State group's network, disappears from the site of one attack only to reappear in another, writes Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

UAE ambassador admits Taliban embassy claims 'half-right'

10 August, 2017

The UAE's Ambassador to the United States Yousef al-Otaiba confessed that plans to host a Taliban embassy in Abu Dhabi were 'half' true.

Taliban, IS 'jointly massacred' 50 civilians in Afghanistan

07 August, 2017

The Taliban and Islamic State group jointly massacred dozens of civilians in an Afghan village, officials said on Monday, highlighting rare co-operation between the insurgents.

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