WASHINGTON, USA - SEPTEMBER 9: Candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination Donald Trump waits to speak at a rally held by the Tea Party at the United States Capitol to speak out against President Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran in Washington, USA on September 9, 2015. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu …

Pakistan Welcomes Trump’s Approach to Ending Afghan War

Pakistan this week welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to make political reconciliation between the Afghan Taliban and Kabul the primary goal of America’s strategy to end the more than 17-year-old war in Afghanistan.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

Trump Urges Pakistan PM to Assist U.S. on Taliban Peace Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump, in a letter sent to the Pakistani prime minister on Monday, urged the country to assist the United States “in achieving a negotiated settlement of the Afghan war,” Pakistan’s foreign ministry said in a statement.

Afghan Taliban militants stand with residents as they took to the street to celebrate ceasefire on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad on June 16,2018. - Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged and took selfies with each other in restive eastern Afghanistan on June 16, …

U.S., Taliban to Join Russia-Hosted Afghan Peace Talks

The United States and the Taliban, in a move described as unprecedented, reportedly agreed to participate in the second round of negotiations to end the more than 17-year-old war in Afghanistan on Friday.

Afghan Taliban Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada and Donald Trump

Taliban Renews Calls for Direct Talks with U.S.

The Afghan Taliban chief, Hibatullah Akhundzada, renewed calls this week for direct discussions with the United States to end the nearly 17-year-old war — this time in a statement personally signed by the leader stressing that the withdrawal of “occupying forces” is the “only path” towards peace.

Troops in Afghanistan. British and American soldiers Corporal Christopher Smith, 29, from Glasgow, 4 Scots (left) and Gunnery Sergeant Victor Lopez, 38, from Los Angeles, US Marine Core (right), mentor Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers from 3 Brigade 209 Kandak on marksmanship skills at ANA Camp Shorabak, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. …

U.S. to Deploy 300 Marines to Taliban Hotbed to Train Afghan Soldiers

An estimated 300 Marines are reportedly gearing up to deploy to the Taliban stronghold and top opium-producing province of Helmand, Afghanistan, as part of a task force expected to train members of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF).

Taliban in Afghanistan

Taliban Threatens Trump: Get Out of Afghanistan

A spokesman for the Taliban terrorist group in Afghanistan told President Donald Trump in a recent letter it is time for the United States withdraw its troops and leave the war-torn country, noting that peace will be elusive.