Category Archives: Afghanistan

Suppressed Afghanistan war data now published

Suppressed Afghanistan 1

In January, the Department of Defense ordered the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) not to publish certain data on areas of Afghanistan that were held by insurgents. “This development is troubling for a number of reasons, not least

US detecting Taliban interest in Afghan peace talks

By Phil Stewart The United States is seeing signs of interest from elements of Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgency about talks with Kabul to end the more than 16-year-old war, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, as he made an