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Trump: Taliban could 'possibly' seize power after US troops leave

Trump: Taliban could 'possibly' seize power after US troops leave

US President Donald Trump has said the Taliban could "possibly" overrun the United States-backed Afghan government after foreign troops withdraw from the country as part of a deal signed last week. "Countries have to take care of themselves," Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday. "You can only hold someone's hand for so long." More: Afghanistan's

Pompeo: Al Qaeda a 'shadow' of its former self, time to 'turn the corner' in Afghanistan

Pompeo: Al Qaeda a 'shadow' of its former self, time to 'turn the corner' in Afghanistan

close Video Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the Peace Deal with the Taliban Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told 'Fox & Friends' peace talks with the Taliban are a 'historic opportunity' for the United States and the people of Afghanistan. The Taliban peace agreement marks a "historic opportunity" to "turn the corner" and make sure the United

U.S. Seeks UN Backing For Taliban Peace Deal To End Afghan War

U.S. Seeks UN Backing For Taliban Peace Deal To End Afghan War

An addition to the draft resolution was sought to ensure that women's rights are protected in the deal. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is seeking U.N. Security Council backing for the ambitious peace deal it signed with the Taliban aimed at ending America’s longest war and bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan. A U.S. draft resolution,

Washington seeks UNSC backing for peace deal with Taliban

Washington seeks UNSC backing for peace deal with Taliban

The United States is seeking UN Security Council backing for the peace deal it signed with the Taliban aimed at ending America’s longest war and bringing US troops home from Afghanistan. A US draft resolution, would welcome the February 28 announcement of the agreement, AP reported, citing the document. It would also encourage “the sustained support”

‘Overwhelming Evidence’ of US War Crimes in Afghanistan Will Be Probed by ICC

‘Overwhelming Evidence’ of US War Crimes in Afghanistan Will Be Probed by ICC

“The many victims of atrocious crimes committed in the context of the conflict in Afghanistan deserve to finally have justice,” ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a Thursday news release . “Today they are one step closer to that coveted outcome.” “The ICC Appeals Chamber’s decision to greenlight an investigation of brutal crimes in Afghanistan despite

ICC backs Afghan war crimes probe, irks US

ICC backs Afghan war crimes probe, irks US

The ruling immediately drew sharp rebuke from the United States, which has already imposed visa restrictions on Fatou Bensouda, the ICC's chief prosecutor, and threatened further sanctions. "This is a truly breathtaking action by an unaccountable political institution masquerading as a legal body," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters in

ICC clears way for probe of alleged Afghanistan war crimes

ICC clears way for probe of alleged Afghanistan war crimes

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court will investigate whether war crimes were committed in Afghanistan by the Taliban, Afghan military and U.S. forces after an appeals panel said on Thursday the “truth-seeking” inquiry should go ahead. The ICC decision, which came days after the United States agreed to pull its troops