The Last Biden-Ghani Call Before Taliban Takeover: Report

Washington:  In the last call between U.S. President Joe Biden and his Afghanistan counterpart before the Taliban seized control of the country, the leaders discussed military aid, political strategy and messaging tactics, but neither Biden nor Ashraf Ghani appeared aware of or prepared for the immediate danger of…

Joe Biden Expected To Decide On Afghan Evacuation Deadline In 24 Hours

With thousands of desperate Afghans and foreigners massed at Kabul’s airport in the hope of fleeing Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers, US President Joe Biden is expected to decide as soon as Tuesday on whether to extend an August 31 deadline to airlift Americans and their allies to safety. Biden warned on…

Opinion: As China Engages With Taliban, New Delhi Can’t Sit Out

One thing that every US President since George W Bush has done is to promise to bring American soldiers home from what in September will be two decades of unending conflict in Afghanistan since 9/11. President Joe Biden, determined to make good on that promise, wasted no time in setting a timeline for this as soon as…