Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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Pervez Musharraf, the former Pakistani military ruler accused of sheltering and supporting the Taliban after 2001, has called for an end to the backing of militant “proxies” in Afghanistan. In an interview with the Guardian, Musharraf admitted that when he … Continue reading
Kabul’s police chief has resigned, following a surge in attacks by Afghan militants on foreigners in the city over the past two weeks. General Zahir Zahir gave no reason for his resignation, his spokesman said. Three South Africans were killed … Continue reading
By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN and ROD NORDLANDNOV. 29, 2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters overran an Afghan National Army outpost in Helmand Province in the country’s south late Friday night and by Saturday morning had killed as many as 14 soldiers … Continue reading
KABUL, Afghanistan — Unable to form a new government, the new president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, did the next best thing on Sunday: He fired the old one. As Mr. Ghani dismissed most of the ministers, another key Afghan official … Continue reading
Obama extends US forces combat role in Afghanistan – Khaama Press (KP) | Afghan News Agency.