Invasion of Afghanistan
Mapping Faultlines: Afghanistan is abandoned, NATO faces identity crisis

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the developments of 2021 in Afghanistan, and how the country has suffered due to the policies of the US and NATO

Lawyers urge ICC to probe Saudi-led coalition’s war crimes in Yemen & other stories

Today we look at the latest efforts to prosecute war crimes committed in Yemen at the ICC, the withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan & more

How the Taliban chased the West out of Afghanistan

Immediately following the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government, the country’s assets were frozen, further aggravating the economic crisis in the country

Intra-Afghan conflict is biggest barrier to peace

Former Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about the US-Taliban agreement to bring peace to Afghanistan. They discuss the challenges in the implementation of the agreement and the interests of the various parties involved.

After US-Taliban agreement, intra-Afghan talks to be the main decider

The upcoming intra-Afghan peace negotiations, likely to take place 10 days after the agreement, will decide if the peace process between the US and the Taliban can be sustainable

The US is focused on an exit rather than peace in Afghanistan

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about US President Donald Trump’s decision to end peace talks with the Taliban

US troops in Afghanistan US finalizes deal with Taliban, to withdraw 5,400 troops from Afghanistan

Meanwhile, the Taliban has intensified its war against government forces in several provinces of Afghanistan. It carried out an attack in Kabul on Monday, killing over 16 people.

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