NATO in Afghanistan – to Leave to Remain
Despite the fact that the U.S. has officially announced the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in 2014, things are coming so that they will remain there. The question, in what status, with what rights and, more importantly, with what goal - increasingly concerns the neighbors of Afghanistan: Russia, China, and Central Asia.
The Afghan Transit Fork
It may be strange, but topics of conversation of Russia’s and the United States’ high-ranking officials with their interlocutors, in spite of the enormous distance between them, willy-nilly, intertwined.
Russia condemns the burning of the Koran at a US airbase in Afghanistan
Russia condemns the burning of the Koran at the U.S. airbase in Bagram, Afghanistan, and calls to prevent the escalating protests in the country and mass riots, said today the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich.
The Taliban to Open Its Representative Office in Qatar
The Taliban movement has received permission from the Qatari authorities to open its representative office in the country’s capital...
There Will Be More Georgian Troops in Afghanistan
According to Georgian media, the Georgia Department of Defense has not been kept informed about possible increases in the Georgian contingent participating in the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan...
Afghanistan: American Trophy Hunting
US militaries were killing civilians in Afghanistan just for fun, then took their bones and sculls as trophies...
The U.S. Military Mistakenly Killed a Cousin of Afghan President
It is worthwhile noting that Hamid Karzai has repeatedly criticized the American-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) for the manslaughter of civilians...
The US State Department: Georgia is a Major Drug-Transit Country to Europe
The territory of Georgia becomes the main channel for conveying drugs from Asia to Europe, says the U.S. State Department’s annual World Drug Report. In addition, the U.S. authorities have found narcotics-related problems in Georgia...
Obama: NATO Progress in Afghanistan Remains Fragile and Reversible
The US President made a speech in which he reaffirmed Washington's plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan in July 2011 and by 2014 to transfer the security in the country to the Afghan government’s full control...
What will Happen after NATO?
Only for July 2010 the Americans lost 66 soldiers, which is more than any other month during the whole campaign...