C.I.A. Wants Authority to Conduct Drone Strikes in Afghanistan for the First Time

The C.I.A. is pushing for expanded powers to carry out its own drone strikes, and the White House is said to favor the proposal despite Pentagon objections. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/15/us/politics/cia-drone-strike-authority-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss […]

Afghan Anger Simmers Over U.S. Leaflets Seen as Insulting Islam

With an image of Quranic text on a dog, American forces inadvertently offend the people they are there to help defend. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/08/world/asia/afghanistan-leaflets-islam-american-military.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Auteur : MUJIB MASHAL, FAHIM ABED […]

A Funeral of 2 Friends: C.I.A. Deaths Rise in Secret Afghan War

The number of C.I.A. deaths in Afghanistan rivals those killed in the Southeast Asia conflicts of nearly a half-century ago. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/06/world/asia/cia-afghanistan-war.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Auteur : ADAM GOLDMAN and MATTHEW ROSENBERG […]

What an Afghanistan Victory Looks Like Under the Trump Plan

The mantra has long been that peace is the only solution in Afghanistan. But the Taliban, more tenacious after 16 years, is showing no interest. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/22/world/asia/afghan-victory-trump-plan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Auteur : […]

Trump’s Request for India’s Help in Afghanistan Rattles Pakistan

Military and intelligence officials in Islamabad said the new U.S. strategy might worsen relations between the countries. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/22/world/asia/pakistan-trump-afghanistan-india.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Auteur : SALMAN MASOOD Date de parution : 22 August […]

Trump Outlines New Afghanistan War Strategy With Few Details

The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success. Source : […]

Angry Trump Grilled His Generals About Troop Increase, Then Gave In

The president, who had called for American withdrawal from Afghanistan before he took office, in the end accepted a “big military” approach as the only viable option. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/21/world/asia/trump-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss […]

Defense Secretary Says Trump Has Settled on an Afghan Strategy

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the president, who had been criticized for a drawn-out review, would announce the details himself in the coming days. Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/20/world/asia/trump-afghanistan-strategy-mattis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Auteur : MICHAEL […]