Fraught live TV debate on Afghan security transfer

Fraught live TV debate on Afghan security transfer – BBC News

They are waiting anxiously for a live televised debate, the first on the transition to full Afghan security control. TV debates in this country are usually watched in the comfort of one’s living room.

After fraught debate, President Trump to disclose new

Allied with the Afghan Taliban, the Haqqani network also has deep ties to Pakistan’s powerful ISI intelligence agency. A fraught period of wrangling over a new U.S. strategy ran longer than Trump

Trump commits US to fight on in Afghanistan; no speedy exit

President Trump’s announcement caps months of debate that illustrated a basic problem in his Afghanistan decision.

Trump says US can’t afford quick Afghanistan withdrawal

In a prime-time address, Trump said his «original instinct was to pull out,» alluding to his long-expressed view before becoming president that Afghanistan was a unsolvable quagmire.

Ohio lawmakers react to President’s plan for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday night the United States must continue fighting in Afghanistan to avoid the “predictable and unacceptable” results of a rapid

WATCH: In prime-time address, Trump renews Afghan

Declaring the U.S. will win in the end, President Donald Trump vowed Monday night to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan despite his earlier inclination to withdraw.

Fight in Afghan Televison Debate – Funny – YouTube

Jun 11, 2016 · A funny fight in an afghan television channel 1TV.

Ready or not, Afghan security transfer accelerating – CNN

May 16, 2012 · NATO forces will be in Afghanistan until 2014, but each day the demands on them lessen as Afghan forces take on more responsibility.

Afghan Expert Says Obama Plan For Security Transfer May Work

Such a move would lead to a transfer of security operations to the Afghan government. “They will ultimately be responsible for their own country,» the president said.

Is the US moving to expand airstrikes in Afghanistan

After months of debate, the US is close to a decision to expand the military’s authority to conduct airstrikes against the Taliban as the violence in Afghanistan escalates, a senior US defense

Afghans to debate future of U.S. presence, Taliban vow

About 2,000 Afghan community and political leaders will gather on Wednesday in Kabul under tight security for four days of deliberations on the country’s most pressing issues, including ties with

Afghan documents debate heats up | CBC News

Afghan documents debate heats up Opposition MPs are calling on the House Speaker to rule that the government violated parliamentary privilege in refusing to hand over uncensored documents on the

Afghanistan’s media flourish in Taliban’s wake – CBS News

KABUL, Afghanistan –In a crowded room overlooking a gleaming television studio, Tolo TV’s election team is strategizing for Afghanistan’s presidential debate when the room suddenly goes dark.The

Afghan elite forces may lose US spy support | US & Canada

Negotiations have been mired in argument as already fraught relations between the two sides deteriorated to new lows this summer over the opening of a Taliban office in Doha, Qatar, in June.