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Posts Tagged: US Afghanistan

April 10, 2023 9:55 am

The Fallacy of a US Withdrawal From the Middle East

America is in decline. Eclipsed by China’s rise, it is shifting attention from the Middle East to the Indo-Pacific. That is one refrain in the analysis...

August 13, 2021 9:58 am

Taliban Capture Two Major Cities, Tightening Grip on Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents tightened their grip on Afghanistan on Friday, wresting control of the second- and third-biggest cities as Western embassies prepared to send in troops...

July 22, 2021 5:32 pm

As Taliban Advances, Afghan Military Overhauls War Strategy to Limit Losses

Reeling from a surge in battlefield losses, Afghanistan's military is overhauling its war strategy against the Taliban to concentrate forces around the most critical areas...

June 25, 2021 10:07 am

Biden Meets Afghan Leaders as US Troops Leave, Fighting Rages

US President Joe Biden meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his former political foe, Abdullah Abdullah, on Friday to discuss Washington's support for Afghanistan as...

March 18, 2019 10:12 am

The US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Is Dangerous, But Could It End Well?

The US decision to withdraw about 7,000 troops from Afghanistan in the coming months seems to go against recent developments inside that country. Afghanistan just...

January 7, 2019 8:13 am

Trump’s Premature Withdrawal from Afghanistan Would Be a Major Blunder

Three momentous changes were recently announced by the White House in rapid succession. First, we learned that President Donald Trump is pulling American troops out...

October 4, 2018 12:56 pm

The Islamic State’s Future in Afghanistan

The Islamic State (ISIS) temporarily managed to win over disgruntled elements among the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban, along with youth from the remote districts in Afghanistan’s...

August 3, 2017 9:18 am

In Meeting With Generals, President Trump Complains US Is ‘Losing’ Afghan War

President Donald Trump has become increasingly frustrated with his advisers tasked with crafting a new US strategy in Afghanistan and recently suggested firing the war's...

April 14, 2017 9:35 am

Officials: 36 ISIS Militants Killed in US ‘Mother of All Bombs’ Strike in Afghanistan

In its second major display of military might in one week, the US dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS positions in a remote...

April 13, 2017 1:39 pm

US Drops Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb on ISIS Complex in Afghanistan

The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance...

October 2, 2015 10:47 am

US Cargo Plane Crashes in Afghanistan, Kills 11 People

An American C-130 cargo plane crashed early Friday in Afghanistan, killing 11 people, including six U.S. service members, officials said. The plane crashed at Jalalabad Airport...

February 13, 2015 10:40 am

US Reportedly Stepping Up Raids Against Taliban, Al Qaida Militants

Fox News - US Special Forces soldiers and their Afghan allies have undertaken an increasing number of night raids targeting Taliban and Al Qaida militants,...

February 12, 2015 11:35 am

Overlooking a Safe Haven for Palestinian Terrorists - At his confirmation hearings, US Defense Secretary-designate Ashton Carter expressed concern about safe havens for terrorists in Afghanistan, Libya, and Pakistan. Yet...

June 2, 2014 8:27 pm

The Afghan War’s Dismal End; Blame Bush Too

Barack Obama's announcement recently that the number of U.S. troops will be reduced to 9,800 by year's end and to zero two years later virtually...


‘Arteries of Capitalism’: Anti-Zionist Groups Planning Major...

Far-left anti-Israel activists are launching a mass demonstration to block the "arteries of capitalism" on Monday by staging a blockade...


Biden Pressure on Israel Partly Due to Concerns Over 2024 Election, Says Is...

Israeli politician and former Ambassador Danny Danon attributed US President Joe Biden's increasingly critical posture toward Israel's war on the...

Middle East

Israelis on Edge as Iranian Threat to Attack Looms

Israelis nationwide are preparing for an imminent attack by Iran and wider escalation in the north with Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist organization based in Lebanon. While much attention has been focused...

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