'american taliban' lindh released from u.s. prison amid

- John Walker Lindh, American captured Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for Taliban, was freed from prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, Federal Bureau of Prisons said.. ... American Taliban leaves the penitentiary after the conclusion of his prison sentence Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S. ..


 The against Taliban was justified on the grounds that Taliban had somehow aided and abetted the al- Qaeda terrorists simply due to the fact that they were living Afghanistan under Taliban's rule.. In place of Taliban, Americans helped establish Kabul and installed..

uzbek official confirms taliban talks

It's the violence of Taliban that creates the instability that enables these terrorist groups to continue operating Afghanistan, saying United States and its allies were fully committed to ensuring that Afghan government has the capabilities to deny Taliban any military path to victory... ..

taliban tango - international

While Taliban orchestrates staged peace talks around the globe, confusion reigns Afghanistan over how the country will function if and when U.S troops leave.. ... Afghan President Ashraf Ghani warned the government should play in the peace process, and Taliban refuses to sit down with the..

is the longest us war finally ending?

The US for Afghanistan, that the must call for intra- Afghan between Taliban and US-backed Afghan government, and ceasefire. ... United States was slow to condemn Taliban in the mid-1990s because Taliban seemed to U.S oil company Unocal to build two pipelines across..

in moscow, the taliban is again at center stage.

U.S., Zalmay Khalilzad, that any U.S.- Taliban agreement would include condition that the militant group negotiate with Afghan government, and he denied Taliban claims that they had discussed forming new, Afghan government... ... The gathering was incongruous for another reason..

a brief history of our longest, most futile war

The news that U.S has reached agreement with Taliban for framework is indeed development, and it masks the fact that the war has been futile and destructive — and that Taliban is the likely victor.. ... The next eight years were embarrassing parade of failed talks between U.S and..

end in sight in afghanistan? – asia sentinel

In its report, Pentagon even went to the extent of offering Taliban security of jobs and security for their families in the changed environment... ... But Taliban's military and political gains continue to increase as ANN reports show and as Pentagon's own offer of integration..

the taliban’s battle plan

Zalmay Khalilzad, United States for Afghan reconciliation, has breathed new life into attempts to conduct peace talks between Afghan and Taliban. ... Taliban control key Afghan highways and conducting targeted assassinations across the country. ..

presstv-17 years into afghan war, us admits 'taliban not

PressTV-17 years into Afghan War, US admits ' Taliban not losing. The top US military officer has admitted that Taliban are not losing Afghanistan and much more needs to be done to bring peace to the war-torn country 17 years into the American history... ... Without going into detail..

afghan leader denies taliban are winning the war

U.S engagement is to ensure that talks with Taliban not in negotiations with Taliban except with talks, direct talks, between Afghan and Taliban, .. ... -designated terrorist who served and commander named Salahuddin, were freed, according to two Taliban officials. ..

presstv-us says soldier killed, taliban claim several

The US military says an American soldier has been killed in action Afghanistan amid in attacks by Taliban and other militants.. ... Taliban militants, meanwhile, claimed on Thursday that they had blown up US armored in southern Helmand Province, killing several soldiers on board. . ..

u.s. still mulling options on pows

Complicating matters, Hamed Karzai, interim prime minister of Afghanistan, has drawn distinction between top Taliban leaders - such as Mullah Mohammed Omar - and Taliban foot soldiers from Afghanistan. Omar and Taliban leaders must face prosecution, along with al-Qaida..

the war with the taliban

Later that day I met teacher from Uruzgan, Pashtun with Taliban links His name was Sakhidad Etemadi and he was member of Hazara minority, some of. Were Americans to leave Afghanistan, it's that Tajik warlords would take Kabul, leading to intense and struggle with Taliban and their allies..

is afghanistan ready for peace?

The international forces started searching houses, thinking we had links to Taliban. ... The peace caravan arrived Kabul on June, the day that Taliban leaders Pakistan refused to extend unprecedented three-day cease-fire between Afghan, Taliban, and the forces of U.S...

taliban report peace talks in pakistan

Taliban report peace talks Pakistan.. PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The chief of Pakistani Taliban announced Saturday that the militant group was peace talks with the government and agreement to end its insurgency was within striking distance.. ... It represented the time Taliban..

marines to deploy to taliban-held area

U.S offensive, however, was not able to dislodge Taliban from places like Marjeh, city of about 50,000 people in Helmand that remains center for the opium trade. Marine officials concluded that they did not have enough troops to expand into Marjeh and handful of other Taliban havens..


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