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  • The Latest: US envoy says Afghan peace process must speed up

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Latest on the late-night suicide bombing that struck a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The United States envoy who is negotiating with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan says the peace process needs to be accelerated

    The Washington Times
  • Trump Reviews Controversial US-Taliban Peace Deal Which Critics Call A "Betrayal"

    Critics are calling a Trump administration plan for a rapid US force draw down in Afghanistan which involves striking a peace deal with the Taliban a "betrayal". But administration officials have countered that this is the cost of bringing the some 14,000 US troops in Afghanistan home. Trump "has been pretty clear that he wants to bring the troops home" according to senior officials privy to ongoing negotiations.  The chief controversy behind the US-Taliban peace talks is that any deal will...

    Zero Hedge
  • Afghan violence: Taliban bomb kills many amid peace talks with US

    At least 14 people are killed just days after progress was claimed in US-Taliban talks.

    BBC News