Afghanistan

ISIS Claims Kabul Bombing, 80 Dead

Source. The Daily Beast At least 80 people were killed and another 231 wounded Saturday after an explosion tore through a protest in Kabul by minority Shiite Hazaras, Reuters reported. “Opportunist terrorists” took advantage of the protest to kill and wound “a number of our countrymen, including security and defense […]

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 […]