9/11

Michael L. Tan - @inquirerdotnet 09/08/2021

There’s something about commemorative dates that reduce wars to a flash attack, quick and brutal. Think of the US atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945). The Japanese attack on Pearl…

Biden’s strategic purpose

Segundo Eclar Romero - @inquirerdotnet 08/20/2021

The world is flogging US President Joe Biden for breaking up with Afghanistan on a Post-it note. That the United States was going to leave and pull out all its troops in mid-2021 was already agreed upon…

WATCH: Afghan film director recounts escape from Kabul

Reuters 08/19/2021

KYIV — Sahraa Karimi had been waiting in line for nearly three hours to withdraw money from a bank in Kabul on Sunday when the bank manager came over and urged her to leave, with the sound…

Afghanistan: Biden’s ‘Fall of Saigon’ moment

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 08/17/2021

There’s going to be no circumstance where you see people being lifted off the roof of an embassy of the United States [in] Afghanistan,” declared President Joseph Biden just over a month ago. “The likelihood there’s going…

LOOK: Malala Yousafzai finishes degree at Oxford University

Cha Lino 06/19/2020

  Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai recently finished her philosophy, politics and economics degree at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. The 22-year-old Yousafzai expressed her joy and gratitude after finishing her undergraduate studies, on her…

Taliban kill 7 police

AP 07/16/2018

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban stormed a police checkpoint in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province and killed seven policemen, a provincial official said Monday. The attack took place the previous night in the district of Ghani Kahil, said…

Taliban announces ceasefire over Eid holiday for first time

AP 06/09/2018

Kabul, Afghanistan — The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier ceasefire announcement by the government.…

141 mostly children killed in Pakistan attack

12/17/2014

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school Tuesday and killed 141 people — almost all of them students — before government troops ended the siege.…

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