Topic: Intercontinental Hotel
The Taliban claim responsibility for recent Kabul attacks, but the US pins blame specifically on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network in what some see as a bid to salvage Taliban peace talks.
09/14/2011 12:01 pm
Although Ambassador Crocker downplayed Tuesday's Kabul attack as 'not a very big deal,' they may have undermined US and Afghan assertions that Kabul's security situation is stable.
09/14/2011 09:21 am
The US Embassy attack and others around Kabul cause few casualties but may signal the Taliban's desire to engage in a politically and psychologically effective war of attrition.
09/13/2011 04:46 pm
June has been the worst month for US troops in two years. And violence is surging in Afghanistan.
06/30/2011 11:55 am
Local journalists in the targeted Afghan province say they have no knowledge of the Haqqani leader or of an airstrike. But the quick response to the InterContinental attack has given a peek into the US approach in coming years.
06/30/2011 11:24 am
Neither Afghan nor American observers expect the Kabul attack on the InterContinental Hotel to shut down the peace process.
06/29/2011 12:25 pm
While last night's deadly suicide raid on Kabul's InterContinental Hotel showcased Taliban capabilities, early details also indicate some success in the new model of having Afghan forces take more of a lead on security.
06/29/2011 08:01 am
The recent assaults on New York Times photojournalist Lynsey Addario and CBS foreign correspondent Lara Logan underscore the new dangers that female journalists face in covering conflict in a culture where the clash of liberal and traditional values is especially intense.
03/29/2011 01:30 pm
Rocket attacks against Israeli and Jordanian resort towns on the Red Sea are believed to have come from Egypt's Sinai, raising fresh concerns about militant activity – possibly including Hamas – there.
08/02/2010 01:27 pm
With President Hamid Karzai's rivals crying foul, the incumbent may win by solid margins but lose legitimacy – which could hamper counterinsurgency efforts.
08/23/2009 01:00 am
Think spring by attending a nearby flower show.
02/24/2009 12:00 am