Afghan President rejects the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners under new peace deal

"The government of Afghanistan has made no commitment to free 5,000 Taliban prisoners."


Taliban fighters and Afghan forces clash on the first day of reduced violence period

One day after the Taliban and U.S. forces agreed to a week-long reduction in violence, Taliban fighters attacked Afghan forces.


An Afghanistan peace deal is shimmering above the horizon — just like a desert mirage

Your friend and humble narrator is extremely skeptical that peace may be at hand.