Tag: Taliban

ISLAMABAD:

Taliban Vows to Keep Fighting U.S. ‘for a Century’

Taliban narco-jihadists are prepared to fight against the U.S.-NATO coalition and their Afghan counterparts “for a century” if necessary, a spokesman for the terrorist group declared, claiming that the international alliance is on the “brink of defeat.”

Pakistani soldiers carry national flag during a ceremony to mark the country's Independence Day in Islamabad on August 14, 2017. Pakistans Independence Day, which is annually held on August 14, celebrates the countrys independence from the British rule on that date in 1947. / AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Tensions with U.S. Prompting Pakistan to Enhance Ties with Russia

Pakistan appears to be growing closer to its former Cold War adversary and fellow Taliban ally Russia amid Islamabad’s strained relationship with the United States over its reluctance to take action against terrorist groups planning attacks against American troops in Afghanistan.