US Afghanistan

Kabul kids rush to school hours after US departs

The Taliban have said students will be segregated by sex, but in many schools that was already the practice, except for the early grades.

published on : 31st August 2021

US forces secure Kabul airport, expanding security presence to 6,000 troops 

Secretary of State Antony Blinken also made a series of calls to the counterparts of his key allies. India was not one of them.

published on : 16th August 2021

Taliban dismiss US President Trump's Afghanistan strategy as 'nothing new'

The US president today cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country, backtracking form his promise to end the 16-year-long war.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Donald Trump rules out Afghanistan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan for providing 'safe havens' for terror groups; wants India to help with Afghanistan 'goals'

The US President cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops to Afghanistan Monday, backtracking from his promise to end the war, while pillorying ally Pakistan.

published on : 22nd August 2017

US intervention in Afghanistan: A timeline of key developments in the 16-year-long war

Below are developments in the US military presence in Afghanistan, as President Trump unveiled Monday his new strategy for the country and cleared the way to send thousands more US troops there.

published on : 22nd August 2017