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U.S. Drone Strike Kills Taliban Leader in Pakistan

Middle East Policy Council, May 26, 2016

The targeted killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in Pakistan by a U.S. drone strike, less than ...

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Kunduz Hospital Bombing Raises Difficult Questions

Middle East Policy Council, October 8, 2015

The coalition bombing of a Medicines sans Frontiers hospital in Kunduz has thrust the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan ...

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Renegade Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Endorses Talks

Middle East Policy Council, July 23, 2015

Upon taking office, Afghani president Ashraf Ghani promised that he would pursue a diplomatic solution to the ongoing ...

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Pakistan Begins Negotiations with Taliban

Middle East Policy Council, February 7, 2014

This week the Pakistani government met with representatives of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to negotiate an end ...

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Afghanistan Ten Years Later

Middle East In Focus, October 12, 2011

The tenth anniversary of the beginning of US military action in Afghanistan has provided an opportunity for looking ...

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Reaction to Announcement of U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Timely Articles, June 27, 2011

President Barack Obama announced last week the withdrawal of 10,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year ...

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