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Hillary Clinton Hopes for Renewed Talks with Taliban

Hillary Clinton Hopes for Renewed Talks with Taliban

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Tensions are running high between the U.S. and Afghanistan given the latest controversy involving an American Army sergeant who’s suspected of slaying 16 Afghan civilians.On top of that, the Taliban says it wants…

Afghan President Eager to Start Direct Talks with the Taliban

Afghan President Eager to Start Direct Talks with the Taliban

SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan’s president wants his government to start direct talks with the Taliban in an effort to end the 10-year-long war that appears to have reached a stalemate.In a statement issued by his office…

Pakistan to Afghans: We Want to Help

Pakistan to Afghans: We Want to Help

George Doyle/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — When U.S. Gen. Stanley McChrystal was the head of all international forces in Afghanistan, he used to joke that Afghans would blame the rain on Pakistan, so widespread was the belief that Pakistan and its feared in…

Karzai in Pakistan for Peace Talks; Admits Secret Talks with Taliban

Karzai in Pakistan for Peace Talks; Admits Secret Talks with Taliban

SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrived in Islamabad Thursday to hold talks, believed to be aimed at making peace with the Taliban, with Pakistani officials.The day before, Karzai admitted to the Wall Street Jour…

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