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Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar ahead of US troop withdrawal

November 21, 2020 3:59 pm

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to meet negotiators from the Afghan government and the Taliban separately in Qatar’s capital, Doha, which serves as the Taliban's base for diplomacy.

Afghanistan withdrawal: 'We're sending a message that the US can't be trusted'

November 19, 2020 5:40 pm

Former US State Department analyst Marvin Weinbaum spoke with DW about how Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan impacts Joe Biden's policymaking – and why he believes it's a risky plan.

Taliban meet with US general amid tensions over peace deal

April 11, 2020 5:46 pm

The Taliban had called for a halt on attacks against civilians, which the US military denied and said that it does not target non-combatants.

USA to send 3,500 more troops to Afghanistan, officials say

September 07, 2017 8:00 am

Defence Secretary Jim Mattis authorised the deployment of 3,500 new troops which is in line with President Donald Trump's Afghan policy, which did not set a timeline for the withdrawal of US troops from the country, defence department official said.

Taliban warns Afghanistan will become 'graveyard' for US

August 22, 2017 12:18 pm

"He is just wasting American soldiers. We know how to defend our country. It will not change anything. For generations we have fought this war, we are not scared, we are fresh and we will continue this war until our last breath," a senior Taliban commander said.

Drawdown questions

March 10, 2014 10:22 am

US withdrawal from Afghanistan may not go according to plan.

Afghan govt tried to work with TTP to take revenge on Pak army

October 29, 2013 8:35 pm

US Special Forces had raided an Afghan convoy ushering a Pak Taliban militant for secret talks.

Afghan Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border: Officials

September 02, 2013 11:03 am

Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack,which destroyed several tanks.

India asks Pakistan to destroy 42 operational terror camps

September 27, 2011 5:12 pm

India feels a resurgent Taliban could be a 'security threat' to the country.