WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins warned on Friday of widespread violence and rapid political disintegration in Afghanistan if the US and NATO opted to a full withdrawal.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The top US military officer on Wednesday depicted a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, saying Kabul’s refusal to sign the security agreement could make the summer fight more difficult this year.
WASHINGTON (PAN): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai to inform him that Washington was moving ahead with additional contingency planning in Afghanistan after 2014.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The security environment in Afghanistan would become more challenging and the Taliban insurgency emerge a greater threat to stability after the drawdown of most international forces in 2014, a report said on Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said the release of 65 Taliban detainees from the Bagram jail was of no concern to the US, asking Washington to respect his country's judicial independence.