Blinken faced angry lawmakers on Monday who questioned the administration's response to the quick collapse of the Afghan government and the State Department's actions to evacuate Americans and others
Like their predecessors, the Taliban’s commanders may soon discover warfare isn’t just a means to gain power, but an end in itself
India should correct mistake of supporting invaders, proxy govt in Afghanistan, says ex-PM Hekmatyar
Future governments of Afghanistan should be non-aligned and should strive to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a site for political, intelligence, military and economic rivalries, he said.
The outreach by Haqqani is the latest conciliatory signal from the new masters of Afghanistan, who appear keen to build friendly ties with India, which has poured money into rebuilding Afghan infrastructure
Afghan forces arrest eight members of Islamic State-Haqqani network that killed 25 Sikh worshippers in March at Kabul
Afghan security forces arrested eight members of a network grouping Islamic State and Haqqani militants responsible shootings of worshippers at a Sikh complex as well as rocket attacks on President Ashraf Ghani’s swearing-in ceremony and on Bagram airbase
India consumed by internal turmoil as prospects of Taliban's rise in Afghanistan appear imminent following US peace deal
International pressures on India are mounting. It is possible that external factors, including ones that nobody can predict – such as impacts of the coronavirus – may play a significant part in determining the fate and future of our country.
India should resist Donald Trump's Afghanistan plans; deploying troops in Af-Pak region is of no strategic benefit to New Delhi
India cannot draw upon the experience of Operation Pawan because that was an overseas deployment of only the Indian Army and not even in cooperation with the Sri Lankan Army which could have been the host organisation.
US renews call on Pakistan to cut off extremists on western border, says Washington will hold Islamabad to account
Pompeo made the comments as he welcomed long-delayed legislative elections in Afghanistan, saying the US was "encouraged" by voter turnout, despite reports of widespread problems including poll centres that failed to open or lacked voter rolls.
India congratulates China for becoming vice chair of FATF, says it hope Beijing will be 'balanced and objective'
India congratulated China for becoming the vice chair of the FATF, a global body mandated to combat terror financing.
Recent terror attacks in Afghanistan underscore need for Indian intervention, building Kabul's capability to defend itself
The recent string of terror attacks in Afghanistan highlight the importance of building the nation's capability to defend itself.
A top commander of the Haqqani network along with two others were killed on Wednesday when a US drone struck a home near Pakistan's restive tribal Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan, media reports said.
US asks Pakistan to take decisive action against terror outfits, says $900 million aid is 'suspended, not cancelled'
US asked Pakistan to take decisive action against terror groups, including the Taliban and the Haqqani network, operating from its territory.
Donald Trump's freeze of security aid to Pakistan could be worth $2 bn; to include Afghanistan coalition funding to Islamabad
Donald Trump's freeze on aid to Pakistan could be worth almost two billion dollars, a senior US administration official said - substantially more than first thought.
Pakistan must take decisive action against terror groups; communicated our expectations to Islamabad, says US
The US has given a list of 75 wanted terrorists and pressed Pakistan for going tough on Haqqani network.
The US "has not seen a significant change" in Pakistan's selective support to terror groups operating from its soil to threaten regional stability in Kashmir, or against American interests and Afghanistan, a top Trump administration official said on Friday.
A bomb killed four Pakistani soldiers on Sunday as they searched for militants linked to the kidnapping of a US-Canadian family who were freed last week.
President Donald Trump will dispatch his top diplomatic and military advisors to Pakistan in the coming weeks, turning up the heat on a nuclear-armed ally accused of harboring terror groups.
Pakistan sees "zero" political or military role for India in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Thursday
China said that JeM, LeT and the Haqqani network have been included in the BRICS joint declaration due to concerns about their violent activities in the region.
Washington: The Trump administration should use "all possible means" to eliminate terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, which are supported by its spy agency ISI, a group claiming to speak for the refugees in that country has said.