Predictions that the Taliban will quickly overrun Afghan government forces and conquer Kabul once U.S. and coalition forces have fully withdrawn are unduly pessimistic, Washington's special envoy to Afghanistan said Tuesday.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad testifies on U.S. policy in Afghanistan, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, at 2:30 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Taliban met with U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Pakistan capital for the first time since President Donald Trump declared a seemingly imminent peace deal to end Afghanistan's 18-year war 'dead' a month ago, a Taliban official said…
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib criticized the Trump administration's handling of peace talks with the Taliban.
By Ali Rogin, Nick Schifrin
Over the past few months, violence has intensified in Afghanistan, but so have efforts to reach a negotiated peace agreement with the Taliban. Nick Schifrin asks Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, whether he faces an imminent deadline,…
By Gwen Ifill, PBS NewsHour
Judy Woodruff reports on new allegations of fraud in last month's Afghan presidential election and talks to experts about implications for the future.
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad submitted a U.S.-drafted resolution to the U.N. Security Council against Zimbabwe after a flawed election marred by violence saw President Robert Mugabe claim another term.
U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Zalmay Khalilzad, who served as the first post-Saddam Hussein U.S. ambassador to Iraq, discusses calls for an expanded U.N. role in Iraq, among other issues.
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