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"It was the same thing everyday- more killing and more death"- Abdul Salam Zaeef

The following selection is from a book called Life with the Taliban it’s a really informative book about a very sensitive topic. 14:11 does its best to strive to be apolitical, it strives to provide a variety of sources to enlighten people’s minds, like other things the War in Afghanistan has been under-reported by the media. 3,049 more words


Understanding Russia's Role In Afghanistan

Recently, I argued the United States should use India as leverage to pressure Pakistan into abandoning its support of the Taliban (and other jihadist groups) in Afghanistan. 321 more words


Exiting Afghanistan Through India

For 16 years, the war in Afghanistan has raged with no end in sight. Indeed, it has become America’s longest war. Now that Donald Trump is president, the United States  has a pristine opportunity to conclude this  85 more words


Unintended Consequences: How Failures in Afghanistan Feed the US Heroin Epidemic

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Dustin J. Howell patrols through a poppy field during a patrol in Marjah, Afghanistan, April 26, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo… 760 more words


One step forward, one step back

While Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s decision to stop warring with the Afghan government–for now, at least–should be seen as a positive step toward ending the civil war there, when it comes to the war against the Taliban Kabul is stuck in place and going nowhere fast: 858 more words