Afghanistan: Countdown to US withdrawal

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For three years, the world’s eyes have been focused on the Arab uprisings and subsequent events, but now the attention is going to turn to Afghanistan as US-led foreign troops prepare to leave the country next year. Even though some foreign advisers will remain, the NATO withdrawal will bring an end to the military response of President George W Bush against Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers, which was launched with lofty promises after the September 11 attacks on the US. It is undeniable that the war has been very costly. Today, the Taliban are stronger than they were immediately after their eviction from Kabul. The militancy has spread far beyond the country’s borders, and the…

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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the killing of a peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (UN - United Nations)

(Source: UN – United Nations) Latest Statements New York, 27 October 2013 – Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the killing of a peacekeeper in the…

Afghanistan: Countdown to US withdrawal

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For three years, the world’s eyes have been focused on the Arab uprisings and subsequent events, but now the attention is going to turn to Afghanistan as US-led foreign troops prepare to leave the country next year. Even though some foreign advisers will remain, the NATO withdrawal will bring an end to the military response of President George W Bush against Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers, which was launched with lofty promises after the September 11 attacks on the US. It is undeniable that the war has been very costly. Today, the Taliban are stronger than they were immediately after their eviction from Kabul. The militancy has spread far beyond the country’s borders, and the…

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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the killing of a peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (UN - United Nations)

(Source: UN – United Nations) Latest Statements New York, 27 October 2013 – Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the killing of a peacekeeper in the…