Topic: Khalid Pashtun
After several delays, some 1,600 delegates from across Afghanistan are to meet Wednesday for a three-day peace jirga, or meeting. But no government opponents or insurgents will be at the gathering, which targets consensus on how to pursue peace talks.
06/01/2010 10:13 am
Obama’s Afghanistan speech set a timeline for withdrawal, but some Afghans worry that by sending more troops the US aims to occupy their country – a fear the Taliban may use to recruit fighters.
12/02/2009 12:00 am