Archiv: US-Afghanistan-Agreement / Abkommen / 2020


11.11.2020 - 10:08 [ Saagar Enjeti, Host of Rising / Twitter ]

There it is. Confirmation that Esper and his team were fired for thwarting admin efforts to withdraw troops from Afghanistan Its been 20 years there is no „premature withdrawal“

11.11.2020 - 10:00 [ ORF.at ]

Erneut Sesselrücken im US-Pentagon

Die Umbildung eröffnet Trump die Möglichkeit, noch vor dem Machtwechsel am 20. Jänner nicht erfüllte Wahlversprechen einzulösen. Dazu gehört möglicherweise die Anordnung eines vollständigen Abzugs der US-Streitkräfte aus Afghanistan.

23.10.2020 - 13:28 [ antikrieg.com ]

NATO-Chef weist Idee eines Rückzugs der USA aus Afghanistan bis Weihnachten zurück

Am Dienstag sagte der nationale Sicherheitsberater Robert O’Brien, dass die Regierung einen Plan habe, die Truppenstärke bis Anfang nächsten Jahres auf rund 2.500 Mann in Afghanistan zu senken, Zahlen, die mit der Doha-Vereinbarung auf dem richtigen Weg zu sein scheinen. In den vergangenen Wochen hat O’Brien wiederholt gesagt, dass dies der Plan der Regierung sei.

20.10.2020 - 04:02 [ The Washington Times ]

John Bolton: ‚Huge mistake‘ to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by end of year

It would be a “huge mistake” to withdraw the bulk of U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan by next year, as previously suggested by President Trump, former White House National Security Adviser John R. Bolton said Monday.

12.09.2020 - 09:47 [ Tagesschau.de ]

Friedensgespräche für Afghanistan begonnen

Fast zwei Jahrzehnte nach der US-geführten Militärinvasion in Afghanistan haben in Katar innerafghanische Friedensgespräche begonnen. Delegationen der Taliban und der Regierung Afghanistans kamen in Doha für eine Eröffnungszeremonie zusammen.

12.09.2020 - 09:18 [ New York Times ]

Afghanistan Peace Talks Open in Qatar, Seeking End to Decades of War

If realized, a peace deal would be the first time in generations that a new form of Afghan government was not being established at the point of a gun: The current model was ushered in by the American invasion that toppled the Taliban’s harsh Islamic regime in 2001, and each previous one back to the 1979 Soviet invasion was set off by coup, collapse or conquest.

11.09.2020 - 08:49 [ Tagesschau.de ]

Afghanistan: Friedensverhandlungen sollen morgen starten

Die Taliban sind bereits in Doha, die afghanische Regierungs-Delegation, unter Führung des Vorsitzenden des Hohen Rates für Nationale Versöhnung, Abdullah Abdullah, werde heute im Laufe des Tages anreisen, hieß es. Auch US-Außenminister Mike Pompeo werde dabei sein, kündigte Präsident Donald Trump gestern Abend in Washington an.

11.07.2020 - 10:35 [ Aaron Maté / Twitter ]

Colin Powell politely tells MSNBC that they (& many others) botched the Russian Bounty story w/ „hysterical“ coverage. „Our military commanders did not think that it was as serious a problem as the newspapers were reporting & television was reporting… It got almost hysterical.“

03.07.2020 - 15:12 [ Caitlin Johnstone ]

Seriously, Get The Hell Out Of Afghanistan

With overwhelming bipartisan support, the House Armed Services Committee has added a Liz Cheney-spearheaded amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which throws severe roadblocks in the Trump administration’s proposed scale-down of US military presence in Afghanistan and Germany.

As The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald notes, both parties advancing the amendment cited in their arguments the completely unsubstantiated intelligence leak that was recently published by credulous mass media reporters alleging that Russia has paid bounties to Taliban fighters for killing the occupying forces in Afghanistan. Yet another western imperialist agenda once again facilitated by unforgivably egregious journalistic malpractice in the mass media.

03.07.2020 - 14:47 [ Max Blumenthal / The Grayzone ]

US claim of ‘Russian Bounty’ plot in Afghanistan is dubious and dangerous

Max Blumenthal breaks down the “Russian bounty” story’s flaws and how it aims to prolong the war in Afghanistan — and uses Russiagate tactics to continue pushing the Democratic Party to the right

03.07.2020 - 14:33 [ Lee Camp / Consortium News ]

LEE CAMP: Connecting the Dates – US Media Used To Stop The ‘Threat’ of Peace

Now, I’m not implying Trump is some kind of hippy peacenik. (He would look atrocious with no bra and flowers in his hair.) No, the military under Trump has dropped more bombs than under Obama, and that’s impressive since Obama dropped more bombs than ever before.

However, in certain areas of the world, Trump has threatened to create peace. Sure, he’s doing it for his own ego and because he thinks his base wants it, but whatever the reason, he has put forward plans or policies that go against the military industrial complex and the establishment war-hawks (which is 95 percent of the establishment).

18.06.2020 - 10:58 [ Tagesschau ]

Afghanistan: Der unsichtbare Krieg

Vor zwei Jahren konnte SIGAR zum Beispiel noch detailliert aufgezeigen, welche Gebiete in Afghanistan von den Aufständischen und nicht von der Regierung kontrolliert werden. Diese Daten werden laut SIGAR nicht mehr von der NATO und dem US-Militär erhoben und ihnen zur Verfügung gestellt. Ebenso wenig wie Daten, die zeigen, wie viele Angriffe von Aufständischen es in Afghanistan in jüngster Zeit gegeben hatte. Diese Informationen gelten neuerdings als geheim, kritisiert SIGAR. Begründung des Militärs: Die Verhandlungen und das Abkommen mit den Taliban.

27.05.2020 - 19:42 [ New York Times ]

Trump Wants Troops in Afghanistan Home by Election Day. The Pentagon Is Drawing Up Plans.

(26.05.2020)

The Pentagon is expected to try to persuade a commander in chief who has made clear his desire to end America’s involvement in what he has criticized as “endless wars” — and who has regularly surprised the military with his decisions.

27.05.2020 - 19:38 [ theDailyBeast.com ]

Trump Appears to Announce Withdrawal From Afghanistan on Twitter

President Trump has apparently confirmed reports from earlier in the week that he wants to bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan in time for Election Day. The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump was keen on a plan to bring forces home by November because it would likely give a boost to his campaign.

24.03.2020 - 06:24 [ Tagesschau ]

Konflikt um Präsidentenamt: USA kürzen Hilfen für Afghanistan

Er hatte dort Staatschef Ashraf Ghani sowie dessen Erzrivalen Abdullah Abdullah getroffen, die seit der Wahl im vergangenen Jahr beide die Präsidentschaft für sich beanspruchen.

Die USA seien „enttäuscht“ über das Verhalten der beiden afghanischen Rivalen, erklärte Pompeo. Deren Versäumnis, eine Einheitsregierung zu bilden, habe die Beziehungen zwischen den USA und Afghanistan „beschädigt“.

23.03.2020 - 15:48 [ i24news.tv/ ]

Mike Pompeo lands in Afghanistan to salvage Taliban treaty

Pompeo will meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival, ex-Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who also proclaimed himself president after results of the September vote were published with a months-long delay.

The Kabul-Taliban prisoner swap, which is one of the steps outlined in the Doha agreement will allegedly be at the top of the agenda,

14.03.2020 - 02:42 [ Zeit ]

Bundestag verlängert Afghanistan-Einsatz

Das nun bis zum 31. März 2021 verlängerte Mandat sieht vor, dass weiterhin bis zu 1.300 Soldaten entsandt werden können. Für eine Verlängerung plädierten Politiker und Politikerinnen von SPD und Union.

02.03.2020 - 04:41 [ Antikrieg.com ]

Veteranengruppe lobt Trumps Friedensabkommen, tadelt ‚Armstuhlkriegerin Cheney‘

„Nach fast zwei Jahrzehnten sind wir dankbar, dass unser Oberbefehlshaber dem amerikanischen Volk und den kämpfenden Männern und Frauen Amerikas und ihren Familien zur Seite stand“, sagte McKnight, „und die wölfischen Forderungen von Armstuhlkriegern wie Liz Cheney ignorierte, deren Familie von Hunderten von Millionen Dollar an Militärverträgen profitierte und buchstäblich Geld mit Kriegen verdiente, in die sie andere Menschen schickte.“

02.03.2020 - 04:36 [ Antiwar.com ]

Veterans Group Praises Trump Peace Agreement, Chides ‘Chicken Hawk Cheney’

Sgt. Dan McKnight, Afghanistan war veteran and founder of BringOurTroopsHome.US, Saturday praised President Donald Trump’s announcement of a peace agreement with Taliban forces that could lead to total withdrawal of U.S. forces in Afghanistan some time next year. The announcement came a day after McKnight blasted Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., for attempting to publicly undercut Trump’s efforts.

01.03.2020 - 14:33 [ ABC News ]

„Let’s go home“: Afghan war vets torn on US-Taliban deal

The peace plan calls for the Trump administration to initially draw down U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan from 13,000 to 8,600, with the remaining American forces withdrawing in 14 months.

In return, the Taliban promise not to let extremists use the country to stage attacks on the U.S. or its allies. The Taliban and representatives from Kabul must negotiate a framework for a postwar Afghanistan.

29.02.2020 - 17:18 [ Daily Beast ]

The Taliban Peace Deal Might Have Been Had Many Years and Thousands of Lives Ago

Whatever emerges, Trump—to his credit and to the shame of those Trump critics who consider themselves more responsible stewards of U.S. foreign policy—has shattered the generation-long American political cowardice that inhibited negotiating an end to the war.

At least three times over the past 19 years that the U.S. could have had such a deal, on terms at least as favorable to Washington as the one reached now, and likely better.

29.02.2020 - 16:40 [ Daly Mail ]

US and Taliban sign peace deal that will send ALL American troops home in 14 months and pave way to end of 18-year Afghanistan war

– Pompeo was on hand for signing of the historic peace deal with the Taliban on Saturday in Doha, Qatar
– Deal paves the way for a full US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in 14 months if conditions are met
– Taliban agrees to steps to ensure Afghanistan doesn’t once again become a safe-haven for terrorists
– America has been at war in Afghanistan for 18 years since invasion after the 9/11 terror attacks
– Announcement of peace deal came after a partial week-long truce between the parties

29.02.2020 - 16:21 [ New York Times ]

U.S. Strikes Deal With Taliban to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan

The United States signed a deal with the Taliban on Saturday that sets the stage to end America’s longest war — the nearly two-decade-old conflict in Afghanistan that began after the Sept. 11 attacks, killed tens of thousands of people, vexed three White House administrations and left mistrust and uncertainty on all sides.

29.02.2020 - 16:10 [ Tagesschau ]

USA und Taliban unterschreiben: Friedensabkommen für Afghanistan

Mehr als 18 Jahre nach dem US-Einmarsch in Afghanistan haben die USA und die militant-islamistischen Taliban ein Abkommen über Wege zu einem Frieden geschlossen.