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Afghan Peace Council

Top Afghan Peace Council Figure Assassinated

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A gunman in a car assassinated a former high-ranking Taliban official working to end the decade-long war in Afghanistan, de...

Afghan Concerns Over U.S. Staying Power

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

The United States and Afghanistan disagree on several points regarding a limited troop presence past 2014, starting with how binding the agreement should be.

Afghanistan Peace Council Talks Lack Substance, Action

GlobalPost | Jean MacKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Suddenly, negotiations with the Taliban are all the rage. In American newspapers, on Afghan television, in high-level political ...

Karzai Pushes For Taliban Reconciliation With New Peace Council

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Calling the meeting a "source of hope" for the Afghan people, President Hamid Karzai on Thursday hosted the inaugural sessi...

Afghan Government Sets Up 70-Member Peace Council

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — In an effort to find a political solution to the war, the Afghan government on Tuesday set up a 70-member peace council, fo...