Latest Taliban Stories

2011-07-05 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coinciding with President Obama's announcement of a major troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, Ethics & International Affairs has published a special symposium on the ethics of the War in Afghanistan. The symposium features a lead article by Richard W. Miller of Cornell University, author most recently of Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power (Oxford, 2010) and responses by George R. Lucas (U.S. Naval Academy), Darrel...

2011-06-08 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new BBC World News America/Harris Poll finds that a majority of Americans (52%) believe that the United States should move to get its troops out of Afghanistan now that Osama bin Laden is dead. However, 35% believe that U.S. troops should stay according to the existing plans. Reasons why most people favor withdrawing U.S. troops may be that a 51% to 14% majority of adults are not confident that U.S. policies in Afghanistan will be successful, and...

2011-05-16 07:08:37

The Taliban is now fighting their war through microblogging site Twitter. The Islamist extremists sent out their first tweet on May 12 claiming "enemy attacked in Khak-e-Safid," with a link to their website for more details about rebel fighters killing "at least 6 puppet police." The group ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001, and they banned almost all electronic products.  However, now the group sends out text messages and emails, releases videos of attacks on U.S.-led...

2011-04-07 03:07:00

STRASBOURG, France, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Members of the European Parliament Johannes van Baaeln, Tanja Fajon, Carl Haglund, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff and Krzysztof Lisek tabled a Written Declaration in the European Parliament "on the danger of Taliban presence in Pakistan". In this declaration these members show their concern over the "Taliban infiltration into Pakistani governmental structures, particularly the military, intelligence and security establishments" and are...

2011-04-06 21:55:11

Javier Jordán, an expert in jihadism and a University of Granada professor states that, although drones are not efficient in preventing terrorist attacks in Europe and USA, they are the only instrument that USA has to undermine Al-Quaeda's leadership and operativity in Pakistan The unmanned aerial vehicles "“also named "drones""“ that the CIA is employing against Al-Quaeda in Pakistan are inefficient to prevent new terrorist attacks against Europe and the USA. Nevertheless,...

2011-02-28 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from NATO TV at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=37272163-e84c-4259-b50d-8e8f35f7c481 Thirty former Taliban shook hands with government officials at a reintegration ceremony in Kandahar this week. It's the first such event to happen in the city which was once the Taliban's heartland. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com delivers free broadcast- and streaming-quality video and multimedia content...

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