U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan


  • U.S. will not punish troops for killing Afghan civilians 2021-12-15 11:06

    U.S. will not punish troops for killing Afghan civilians

    TEHRAN - In a new announcement that is expected to trigger global outcry and push calls for an independent international investigation, the Pentagon says no U.S. military personnel will be held accountable for an August drone strike in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul that killed 10 civilians from the same family, among them seven children.

  • Time for the U.S. to really leave Afghanistan alone 2021-11-22 17:51

    Time for the U.S. to really leave Afghanistan alone

    TEHRAN - The ruling Taliban government in Afghanistan has called on the United States to actively address the humanitarian crisis that many observers blame on Washington for creating in the war-ravaged country. A statement by the Taliban’s Foreign Ministry, noted the country’s increasing humanitarian and financial crises are a result of Washington freezing Kabul’s assets.

  • Afghanistan: From American Strategic Defeat to Regional Integration Platform 2021/11/13

    By Stefano Vernole

    Afghanistan: From American Strategic Defeat to Regional Integration Platform

    TEHRAN - Afghanistan is a strategic defeat for the United States. The U.S.A. has lost credibility towards its international allies, it has failed to prevent the peaceful rise of China nor the renewed foreign leadership of Russia, it is no longer the economic engine of the world and from a geopolitical point of view it risks failing theirs “anaconda strategy”, that is the attempt to suffocate the Eurasian blockade preventing it from reaching the oceans.

  • U.S. trained Afghan military elites “defect” to Daesh 2021-11-02 17:50

    U.S. trained Afghan military elites “defect” to Daesh

    TEHRAN - In what might be one of the most disastrous outcomes of the anarchic 20 year American occupation of Afghanistan and subsequent chaotic withdrawal; a report suggests former members of the U.S.-trained Afghan intelligence service and elite military units, have joined the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group operating in the country.

  • U.S. watchdog blasts State Dept., Pentagon for concealing data on Afghanistan defeat 2021-10-30 17:20

    U.S. watchdog blasts State Dept., Pentagon for concealing data on Afghanistan defeat

    TEHRAN – An American watchdog on Friday accused the State Department and Pentagon of suppressing information that lawmakers and the public need to understand the collapse of Afghanistan's former government and military and the chaotic U.S. troop pullout.

  • Hossein Amir Abdollahian 2021/10/26

    By Dr. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

    Meeting of Afghanistan's neighbors in Tehran: Together for peace and development

    TEHRAN- The presence of U.S. troops and their allied forces in Afghanistan, as well as their embarrassing, catastrophic departure, has left in its wake an overwhelmingly disorganized country and an agitated and anguished nation, causing an ambiguous future for a country which suffered military invasion in a modern fashion under the clichéd slogan of democratic development. 

  • Daesh Terror in Afghanistan: A Divide-and-Conquer Operation? 2021/10/24

    By Kevin Barrett

    Daesh Terror in Afghanistan: A Divide-and-Conquer Operation?

    TEHRAN - On Friday, October 15, more than thirty people were killed in a terrorist bombing of the Bibi Fatima Mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan. A week earlier, on October 8, a terrorist bomb devastated the Sayed Abad Mosque in Kunduz, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 150. The previous Monday, at least seven people died in the bombing of the Eidgah Mosque in Kabul during the funeral service for the mother of Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. All three attacks were claimed by Daesh.

  • U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan 2021/10/02

    By Dost Muhammad Barrech

    Afghanistan in the shackles of great power rivalry

    The recapturing of Afghanistan by the Taliban on August 15, 2021, the aftermath of the U.S. irresponsible and tumultuous withdrawal, has triggered an engrossing debate among the experts. Some experts regard the withdrawal as a defeat and humiliation of the U.S., while others conceive it as a calculated and crafted move by the U.S.

  • Andrew Korybko 2021/09/27

    By Andrew Korybko

    The U.S' recalibration towards the Asia-Pacific might stabilize West Asia

    TEHRAN- America is visibly in the process of geostrategically recalibrating its focus towards the Asia-Pacific as evidenced by several relevant developments that will impact West Asian affairs. First, U.S. President Joe Biden remained committed to his predecessor's decision to militarily withdraw from Afghanistan. He then announced that combat troops will depart from Iraq by the end of the year, which is being done in accordance with the will of that country's parliament. Finally, the American leader withdrew Patriot air defense systems from Saudi Arabia.

  • British "war crimes" in Afghanistan emerge 2021-09-27 17:11

    British "war crimes" in Afghanistan emerge

    TEHRAN - New figures have revealed that British forces had been involved in the murder of nearly 300 Afghan civilians, which include at least 86 children and more than 200 adult civilians during the 20-year war in Afghanistan.

  • U.S.-Saudi ties 2021-09-15 20:56

    U.S. Afghan withdrawal sparks crisis of confidence in U.S. credibility

    Nothing left to lose

    TEHRAN – The U.S. chaotic and disorderly withdrawal from Afghanistan has created seismic effects mostly felt by the Saudis along with other U.S. allies in the region who are now deeply concerned about being abandoned by their unreliable American friends. 

  • US warship 2021-09-08 22:23

    Most Americans say U.S. wars “not worth fighting” 

    A substantial majority of Americans believe that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were “not worth fighting”, that’s according to an AP-NORC poll that has released the results of its survey. 

  • Afghanistan 2021-09-05 21:19

    Unreliable partner

    TEHRAN – The U.S.'s chaotic and messy withdrawal from Afghanistan and its mishandling of Iran’s nuclear dossier have sent shockwaves through the world. U.S. reliability and credibility have been questioned by friends and foes alike. 

  • us-afghanistan-security-partnership.jpg 2021-07-03 20:58

    American forces will fully withdraw from Afghanistan before September 11: WH.

    Spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, has clarified conflicting reports, claiming that the withdrawal of all forces will be completed by the end of August.

  • Afghan War 2021-04-18 09:39

    U.S. leaves Afghanistan empty-handed after two decades

    Another Vietnam, this time in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – As the United States accelerates efforts to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan, Iran stands ready to draw on its relations with the Afghan government and the Taliban to help the war-torn country establish peace and security.