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The Biggest Check On U.S. Investment In Afghanistan Just Got Classified | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new NATO mission in Afghanistan has classified its assessments of how more than $60 billion in U.S. aid is being used to bolster the...

U.S. Tries To Save Taliban Talks

AP | DAVID RISING and AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Hopes dimmed for talks aimed at ending the Afghan war when an angry President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday suspended security ...

Karzai Suspends Talks With U.S. Over Taliban Negotiations

AP | DAVID RISING and AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the...

Afghan President: U.S., Taliban Working Together

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday accused the Taliban and the U.S. of working in concert to convince Afghans that vio...

U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks Reportedly Begin

Posted 03.29.2012 | World


Kabul Attacked As Afghan Leader Confirms Taliban Peace Talks

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 08.18.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan publicly reproached Afghanistan's president Sunday for painting American forces here as ...

Talking to the Taliban: The Fog of Peace

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The President made diplomacy the theme of the national security strategy he laid out at West Point last month. But a brave new world grounded in multilateralism is still on the far horizon.

US, UK Prepared To Open Talks With Taliban: Guardian

The Guardian | Richard Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A concerted effort to start unprecedented talks between Taliban and British and American envoys was outlined yesterday in a significant change in tact...