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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ISAF

International Security Assistance Force (UN-Mandatiert)
Begin: 01/02

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News


Afghanistan: Working with the Taliban (11.12.2012)

Soldiers from the International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) may be leaving Afghanistan in the coming two years, but humanitarian needs are not going to disappear any time soon and neither will the Taliban. The coming power shift is likely to add to a trend that is already a reality for aid...

Top Afghan official hurt by bomb (06.12.2012)

The head of Afghanistan's intelligence service has been wounded in a suspected suicide bombing in Kabul, interior ministry officials have told the BBC.

US envoy to leave Afghanistan-Pakistan post (28.11.2012)

Marc Grossman, who took over after the death of Richard Holbrooke in 2010, will step down in December.

France ends combat mission in Afghanistan (20.11.2012)

France has ended its combat mission in Afghanistan, pulling its last troops from a province northeast of the capital, Kabul.

Opium cultivation rises in Afghanistan despite major eradication push – UN report (20.11.2012)

Despite significant eradication efforts, high opium prices led to an increase in poppy cultivation in Afghanistan this year, a joint report released today by the Government and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has found.

Afghan, US officials discuss post-2014 security pact (14.11.2012)

Afghan and U.S. officials are to meet in Kabul Thursday to hammer out a post-2014 security pact outlining the role the United States will play in Afghanistan's security once international combat forces leave the country. Afghans are pushing the U.S. to remain a long-term partner, but with limits.

UN adds Haqqani network to Taliban sanctions list (05.11.2012)

The UN Security Council's Taliban sanctions committee has added the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, accused of attacks in Afghanistan, to its blacklist.