Afghan Government Left Out of Intra-Afghan Negotiations

On Tuesday, February 5, it appeared that the war in Afghanistan was finally moving towards a peaceful conclusion. Representatives of the Taliban and key Afghan political figures, like former President Hamid Karzai, met in Moscow for two days in another step forward in resolving Afghanistan’s 17 year long war.

Read more

Airstrike on MSF Hospital Does No Favors For Obama, Ghani

Four days before the MSF hospital attack, President Ghani implored the public on television to trust the Afghan army, who had dealt “heavy casualties” on the Taliban. According to Deutsche Welle, the Taliban resurgence came after NATO scaled back its presence in favor of training the local armed forces.

Read more