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Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nilofar SuhrawardyIndia has always been diplomatically overenthusiastic in displaying its support for Afghanistan.
President Obama is prepared to extend a Dec. 31 deadline in a concession to Afghan President Hamid Karzai aimed at getting him to approve a security agreement that would permit U.S. forces to stay in Afghanistan past 2014, aides say.
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Senior Defense officials urge security approval American Forces Press Service The United States wants the Afghan government to sign a proposed bilateral security agreement "as soon as possible," a senior Defense Department official with responsibility for Afghanistan told Congress Dec. 11. The agreement had been under negotiation for months, and ... (more)
Two-thirds of Americans say the war in Afghanistan hasn't been worth fighting, but 55 percent nonetheless favor keeping some U.S. forces there for training and counterinsurgency purposes, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll has found.
More than a quarter of the Senate is defying President Barack Obama by promoting legislation that could raise sanctions on Iran.
If you can't beat them join them ? "The chief of staff to Afghanistan's president drew a salary from two U.S. government contractors in 2002 and early 2003 as he was managing President Hamid Karzai's office, serving as his spokesman and advising him on foreign affairs.
The strategic dialogue between Pakistan and the United States, suspended in 2010, will resume by February in the perspective of post-2014 situation in the region after the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.
According to President Karzai, the Obama administration said the Taliban are 'not our enemies'.
A key reason that many Americans are turned off by politics is that they don't experience news sportscasters who are on their side.
KABUL>> With one of the most important chapters of Afghanistan's history open before him, President Hamid Karzai took time this month for a personal meeting with the longtime foreign minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari.
When Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced he would delay signing a vital security pact with the United States, amid the hubbub of dismay, the Afghan elite gathered in the room might have heard the sound of the country's economic bubble bursting.
Afghanistan's economy remains hostage to the country's politics and security after more than a dozen years of American intervention.
David Cameron was asked by reporters accompanying his Christmas visit to British troops in Helmand province whether they could declare their mission accomplished.
Italian soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force at Camp Arena, Herat Airport, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept, 10, 2013.