Afghanistan

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Current Operations


EUPOL Afghanistan

EU Police Mission in Afghanistan (EU)
Begin: 06/07

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UNAMA

United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UN-Peacebuilding)
Begin: 03/02

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Resolute Support

(NATO)
Begin: 01/15

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News


Afghan forces stretched, but resilient against Taliban push: UN (22.06.2015)

Afghan security forces are "undeniably stretched" but resilient amid a push by insurgents for more territory and concerns that Islamic State militants are also seeking a foothold in the country, the United Nations envoy to Afghanistan said on Monday.

Pentagon: Islamic State in 'exploratory stage' in Afghanistan (18.06.2015)

The Islamic State (IS) group is in an "initial exploratory phase" and is looking for ways to expand in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has said in a report to Congress. IS extremists have never formally acknowledged having a presence in Afghanistan. But fears are growing that the group is making inroads...

New ICG report: The future of the Afghan Local Police (04.06.2015)

The Afghan Local Police (ALP) began as a small U.S. experiment but grew into a significant part of Afghanistan’s security apparatus. In hundreds of rural communities, members serve on the front lines of a war that is reaching heights of violence not witnessed since 2001.

Pakistan reaffirms support for Afghan peace efforts (28.05.2015)

The statement follows increased Taliban attacks and reports that Afghan peace envoys held secret talks with the insurgent group last week.

Kabul explosion: Four dead as Taliban hits government buildings (19.05.2015)

Soon after the explosion, the Taliban said it was responsible, and vowed to carry out more attacks against judges and prosecutors. Tuesday's blast was the third time workers with Afghanistan's Ministry of Justice have been targeted in the last two weeks.

Afghan talks agree on reopening Taliban political office (04.05.2015)

Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan's long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops is still hampering prospects for a ceasefire.