Afghanistan

US-Taliban talks

Source: Dawn A PUBLICLY acknowledged meeting between a US envoy and the Afghan Taliban is perhaps another sign that the US is, at long last, willing to acknowledge the political and military reality in Afghanistan. Zalmay Khalilzad, a hawkish diplomat appointed as the US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation last […]

9/11 remembered: Robert Fisk’s close encounter with Osama Bin Laden, the man who shook the world

https://players.brightcove.net/624246174001/BkROavl6f_default/index.html?videoId=5833544243001&customParams=permutive%253D7496%2C7668%2C3446%2C3448%2C3449%2C3461%2C3509%2C3660%2C3482%2C3507%2C3537%2C3536%2C3709%2C3710%2C3749%2C3758%2C5069%2C3483%2C3528%2C4670%2C5476%2C5477%2C3535%2C3942%2C4335%2C3809%2C4808%2526videoID%253D5833544243001%2526articleId%253D8532256%2526gs_channels%253Dshadow9hu7_safe_from_nestle_blacklist%2Csafe_from_harvey_weinstein%2Cshadow9hu7_safe_from_essence_blacklist%2Cbelvedere_negative%2Csafe_from_emirates_blacklist%2Csafe_from_emirates_crew_incident%2Csafe_from_facebook_blacklist%2Csafe_from_fas_blacklist%2Cgv_arms%2Cgv_death_injury%2526playertype%253Dclicktoplay%2526topictags%253D911%2Cosamabin_laden%2Cmiddleeast%2Csaudiarabia&customTargeting=%2F71347885%2F_main_independent%2Fin_voices%2Fin_voices_article&playsinline=true 9/11 remembered: Robert Fisk’s close encounter with Osama Bin Laden, the man who shook the world  This is an edited extract from Robert Fisk’s book, ‘The Great War for Civilisation’, […]