Category: Afghanistan

20.10.2017

At least 50 people have been killed in two bomb attacks that targeted two Shia mosques in Afghanistan. The first explosion rocked Imam Zaman mosque in the western district of Dasht-e-Barchi in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday as worshipers […]

11.10.2017

  Private military contractors are being used all over the world in conflict zones Though they are being relied on more and more, they are dangerously unregulated International and domestic laws are under-equipped to prosecute them Their unregulated proliferation and […]

09.10.2017

Former Afghan president has claimed that the United States allowed ISIS to expand in Afghanistan Karzai also criticized the U.S. for increasing extremism on Afghan soil Karzai also claims that there have been reports of helicopters from U.S. bases helping […]

19.09.2017

  3,000 additional U.S. troops already en route to Afghanistan or have orders to deploy. 11,000 U.S. troops are currently in Afghanistan. The U.S. will not disclose its force posture in the country. President Trump has not committed to a […]

09.09.2017

A pro-government Islamic cleric was gunned down near the Afghan capital Kabul, officials confirmed on Saturday. Mawlawi Gul Mohammad Hanifyar was the head of the provincial ulema (council of religious scholars) in the Kapisa province, north of Kabul. © Copyright […]

30.08.2017

Pentagon officials confirmed Wednesday the U.S. had been undercounting its force levels in Afghanistan. Joint Staff Director Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. and Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said there are 11,000 troops in Afghanistan, a figure that is 2,600 […]

27.08.2017

President Trump recently revealed his new Afghanistan strategy, and it came as no shock to anyone that he has decided to increase troop numbers in the country. Having previously tweeted about wanting to get the US out of Afghanistan, the […]