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Afghanistan

US Policy in Afghanistan: What to Expect from Trump

6th February 2017 – Centre on Religion and Geopolitics

US Policy in Afghanistan: What to Expect from Trump

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Can Trump scale back involvement in Afghanistan while keeping his inauguration pledge to 'eradicate radical Islamic terrorism from the face of the earth?' Three analysts have their say. more...

Analysis & Commentary

24th March 2017 – Quoted by Tim Hume - Vice News

Sangin captured

Bill Roggio

The Taliban has captured an important town in southern Afghanistan that was a bloody graveyard for British and American troops, in a symbolic and strategic blow to the Afghan government and its international partners. more...

24th March 2017 – Gandhara

Gandhara Podcast: How To Deal With The Taliban In Afghanistan

FDD senior fellow Bill Roggio discusses how to deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan. more...

24th March 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Saeed Ghasseminejad

FDD associate fellow Saeed Ghasseminejad discusses Iran depopulating Syria and colonizing it with Shia from Lebanon and Afghanistan. more...

23rd March 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Taliban takes key district in Helmand province

Bill Roggio

The Taliban seized the district of Sangin in southern Helmand province, forcing Afghan troops to withdrawal and Coalition forces to launch airstrikes to destroy bases and government facilities left behind. Sangin has been a battleground in Helmand for several years and has exchanged hands multiple times. more...