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U.S. Wants to Cooperate with Russia on Afghanistan: Kabulov

Russia’s Special Representative for Kabul says Washington wants to cooperate with Moscow on Afghanistan, following a meeting with his U.S. counterpart in New York.   Alice Wells, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, expressed Washington’s “willingness to cooperate with us on Afghanistan, while realizing that the area of cooperation is …

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U.S. Senate Blocks Attempt to Repeal Authorizations for Afghanistan, Iraq Wars

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday turned back an attempt to repeal the current authority for American military force in the 16-year-old Afghanistan war and the fight in Iraq, CNBC reported. Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, an anti-war crusader, had offered an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to repeal …

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Pakistan Says Afghan War Can’t be fought in its Soil

Pakistan in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s South Asia Strategy, rejected allegations it is harboring Taliban militants who are staging deadly attacks against American forces in Afghanistan. The rebuttal was came on Thursday in statement of Pakistan’s foreign Affairs Ministry, following a meeting the National Security Committee of top …

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NUG Leaders Welcome Trump’s New Afghanistan Strategy

National Unity Government (NUG) leaders have welcomed a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to renew America’s engagement in the war-torn country and allow for the deployment of more troops. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said in a statement that the announcement showed the “enduring commitment by Afghanistan’s foundation partner in …

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U.S. President Trump Says Made Decision on Afghanistan

U.S. President Donald Trump  signaled he has made decisions on Afghanistan, following extensive meetings at Camp David on Friday.  “Important day spent at Camp David with our very talented Generals and military leaders. Many decisions made, including on Afghanistan,” Trump tweeted. Trump, however, did not officially clear what was decided …

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