Hope for peace in Afghanistan

Jan 22,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Jonathan Power Recently, the so-called Quadrilateral Coordination Group — comprising representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the US — met in Kabul to hold discussions on a roadmap to peace in Afghanistan. A former senior Taliban official said that “military confrontation is not the […]

Forget the Syrian refugees. America needs to bring its Afghan and Iraqi interpreters here first. They risked their lives for our country. Let’s do right by them.

Last week, President Obama decided to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees to the United States. But there’s another group of foreigners who deserve our help much more – the 50,000 men and women who served as interpreters for American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. During my two deployments, I worked with […]

The big question (on Afghanistan)

ABDULATEEF AL-MULHIM Published — Thursday 17 December 2015 ARABNEWS.COM According to subsequent reports, the Soviets were complying with a treaty signed between the two nations in 1978. Regardless of the reasons behind the invasion, had there been no American interference, it would have ended with much less casualties and less […]


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