Zalmay Khalilzad


  • Taliban, U.S. fail to find common ground 2019-03-13 21:50

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Taliban, U.S. fail to find common ground

    TEHRAN - The marathon fifth round of negotiations between the U.S. and Afghan Taliban officials in Doha, which lasted 16 long days, ended on Tuesday without any breakthrough.

  • Asif Durrani 2019-02-05 10:40

    By Asif Durrani

    U.S. withdrawal and fears of uncertainties in Afghanistan

    Ashraf Ghani’s government is visibly upset over the proposed understanding between the U.S. Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban about the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for Taliban’s assurances that Afghan territory would not be available to Al-Qaida or ISIS. President Ghani has reportedly written a letter to President Trump pleading to review his decision of hasty drawdown. He has also appealed to the international community not to repeat mistakes of the past which culminated into a disaster for the world and Afghanistan.

  • U.S. envoy to Pakistan 2018-11-19 22:29

    U.S. envoy holds talks with Taliban

    TEHRAN - Less than a fortnight after participating in a peace dialogue in Moscow, which also saw participation of representatives from over dozen countries, Afghan Taliban held talks with a U.S. envoy in Qatar this week.