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Operation Omari: The Taliban & Afghanistan's Vicious Cycle of Violence
Author Sardar: From Afghanistan’s Golden Age to Carnage, Retur...
The Afghan Taliban just announced the launch of a spring offensive against the National Unity Government. This spring offensive, dubbed "Operation Omari," is named to honor the late Taliban leader Mullah Omar who died in 2013, but whose death was kept a secret until last year.
The Great Afghan Corruption Scam
Author, 'Apocalyptic Realm: Jihadists in South Asia'
Between 2005 and 2007, when American combat forces in Afghanistan doubled, the Pentagon's budget for the Afghan War leaped from $17.2 billion to $34.9 billion annually. In this period, opportunities for corruption rose exponentially.
Karzai Asks Us to Leave (Most of) Afghanistan, and We Should Listen
Writer and Professor
What happens next is up to the Afghan people, not us. The country's president has asked us to leave. If he doesn't want us there, we shouldn't be there. In fact, we should beat Karzai's timetable and get most of our troops out of Afghanistan as soon as is safe and practical.
Karzai Asserts Control Over U.S.-Backed Anticorruption Units
Afghan Corruption Czar Is "Dead Meat" If He Pursues Top Graft
The Obama-Karzai Summit: A Whole Lotta Nuthin'
The much-heralded four-day visit by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to the United States was a bust. Far from a new beginning, all this week's Obama-Karzai summit delivered was more of the same: renewed American commitments repaid with empty rhetoric from the Afghan president.
Corruption Investigation Targets Afghan Ministers
Hamid Karzai Responds To Corruption Allegations
Afghan Poppy Palace Photo Tour
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