Taliban

Afghanistan

Hours After Killing 48 People in Bombings, the Taliban Says It Wants to Restart Peace Talks

President Trump called off the talks earlier this month after an attack killed a U.S. soldier.
Tim Hume
2 days ago
Taliban

Trump Just Blew Up a Peace Deal With the Taliban Because They Wouldn't Let Him Take All The Credit

The fate of more than 5,000 U.S. troops who were going to come home from America's longest war is now unclear.
David Gilbert
9.9.19
Afghanistan

The U.S. Deal With the Taliban Already Looks Like a Disaster

As the U.S.'s top negotiator went on Kabul TV to announce a troop withdrawal deal, the Taliban was preparing a suicide bombing that killed 16 and wounded 100.
David Gilbert
9.3.19
Afghanistan

Inside Afghanistan's Desperate Battle to Control a Dam in Taliban Country

The only way in or out is by helicopter.
Andrew Quilty
8.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Afghan interpreters are terrified about a possible U.S. deal with the Taliban

Some former Afghan interpreters have come to live in the U.S. and they’re worried about the peace talks with the Taliban
Ben Anderson
4.25.19
Afghanistan

2018 was the deadliest year on record for civilians in Afghanistan

“The fact that the number of children killed this year is the highest on record is particularly shocking.”
Tim Hume
2.25.19
Drugs

The Taliban-Linked Man Accused of Trying to Funnel Heroin into NYC

This may be a case of US policy in the Middle East coming back to bite it, experts said.
Francisco Alvarado
2.13.19
Afghanistan

Trump says Taliban peace talks are "proceeding well." Experts say latest deal is a surrender.

“All that Washington cares about at this point is getting out, without having to admit defeat.”
Tim Hume
1.30.19
Afghanistan

At least 40 dead in a Taliban attack that used a captured Humvee

Senior officials are reported as saying the death toll could be more than 100.
Tim Hume
1.22.19
trump administration

Trump wants to yank half the U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, too

Trump reportedly made the calls to withdraw from Syria and Afghanistan at the same time earlier this week.
Paul Vale
12.21.18
Afghanistan

It’s been another horrific month for the U.S. mission in Afghanistan

“The U.S. and allies are desperate for a deal, and nothing good happens when you are desperate.”
Tim Hume
11.29.18
Afghanistan

U.S. admits a general was shot in Taliban attack that nearly claimed top NATO commander

The U.S. mission has been cagey in acknowledging how close the attacker got to American generals.
Tim Hume
10.22.18
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