|Taliban back Karzai in US pact dispute|
Tuesday, 12.03.2013, 04:16pm
Taliban insurgents fighting against the US-backed Afghan government
expressed their support on Monday for President Hamid Karzai's refusal
to sign a security pact with Washington. Karzai is locked in a
public dispute with the US over the security deal, which would allow
some US soldiers to remain in Afghanistan after NATO's combat mission
ends next year.
|With deadline looming, Kerry asking if NATO forces will be welcome in Afghanistan after 2014|
Tuesday, 12.03.2013, 04:00pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is joining diplomats from around
the world in hopes of persuading Afghan leaders to let international
troops remain in the war-torn country beyond 2014.
|Rasmussen: US deal with Afghanistan crucial|
Monday, 12.02.2013, 08:40pm
NATO won't be able to deploy
its noncombat training and advisory mission in Afghanistan after next
year unless President Hamid Karzai agrees to a bilateral security
agreement with the U.S., the alliance's secretary-general said Monday.
|Iraq minister talks to Afghans about security|
Monday, 12.02.2013, 06:47pm
The Iraqi foreign minister Hoshyar
Zebrai visited AFghanistan on Monday and hinted that the bilateral
security agreement between Afghanistan and United States was in the best
interest of Afghanistan.
|Army Chief's US Visit to Focus on Afghan Drawdown, Gun Purchase|
Monday, 12.02.2013, 06:43pm
Withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan and the issue procurement
of ultra light howitzers are expected to be high on the agenda of Army
chief Gen Bikram Singh during his four-day visit to the US starting
|Rice to Meet Karzai in Kabul|
Monday, 11.25.2013, 04:38pm
On Sunday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest was asked who most
influenced President Obama on the Iran deal, and he offered up three
names: Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman, UN Ambassador Samantha
Power and National Security Advisor Susan Rice.