President Trump Renews Desire For Full Military Withdrawal From Afghanistan

President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his desire for a full military withdrawal from Afghanistan but added that he had not set a target date, amid speculation he might make ending the United States’s longest war part of his re-election campaign. “We’re there 19 years and, yeah, I think that’s enough … We can always go back if we want to,” Trump told a White House news conference. Asked if the Thanksgiving holiday on November 26 was a target, Trump said: “No. I have no target. But as soon as…

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Afghan Taliban Announced A Three Days Ceasefire

The Afghan Taliban has announced a three-day Eid ceasefire starting on Sunday, a spokesman for the armed group said in a statement, in a move following months of bloody fighting with security forces. The Taliban statement also instructed its fighters to refrain from entering government areas and also said that Kabul forces were not allowed to enter territories under their control. The leadership instructs all the mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate to take special measures for security for the countrymen, and conduct no offensive operation against the enemy anywhere,” Taliban…

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