Kabul NEO

Kabul NEO Update

September 9, 2021 SOF News 0

The rapid defeat of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and subsequent fall of the Afghan government caught most people by surprise. This included the Biden administration, Department of Defense, and Department of State. In addition, thousands of […]

Afghanistan Retrograde

Afghan Conflict Update – June 2021

June 30, 2021 John Friberg 0

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan. Topics include security, ANDSF, Resolute Support, peace negotiations, US and international forces withdrawal, forming militias, Taliban offensive, governance, development, and more. Afghan News Summary During a recent press conference at Resolute […]

General Scott Miller, commander of the NATO Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, meets with Afghan President Ghani in September 2018.

Afghan Conflict Update – April 2021

April 30, 2021 SOF News 0

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan. Topics include security, ANDSF, Resolute Support, peace negotiations, US and international withdrawal, governance, development, podcasts, videos, and more. Afghan News Summary President Biden announced the decision that the United States would […]

ABF Checkpoint on Durand Line

Afghan Conflict Update – March 2021

March 31, 2021 SOF News 0

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan. Topics include security, ANDSF, Resolute Support, peace negotiations, governance, development, podcasts, videos, and more. Afghan News Summary Everyone is watching for the Biden administration’s next move. It is quite evident that […]

Afghan security force members walk past a bombed truck in Kabul (AFP photo by Zakeria Hashimi)

Afghan Conflict Update – February 2021

February 26, 2021 SOF News 0

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan. Topics include security, ANDSF, Resolute Support, peace negotiations, governance, development, podcasts, videos, and more. Afghan News Summary It is becoming increasingly likely that the United States will not have all of […]

Afghanistan Study Group Final Report

Afghanistan Study Group Final Report

February 4, 2021 SOF News 0

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has published it’s Afghanistan Study Group Final Report: A Pathway for Peace in Afghanistan. This 88-page document is the result of work that began in April 2020 – shortly after the United States […]

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Afghan Conflict Update – January 2021

January 29, 2021 SOF News 3

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan. Topics include security, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), Resolute Support, peace negotiations, governance, development, podcasts, videos, and more. Each month SOF News does a roll up of the news, […]

Afghan Commandos

Afghan Conflict – A Look Back at 2020

January 5, 2021 SOF News 1

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan from the past few months of 2020. Topics include security, ANDSF, Resolute Support, peace negotiations, governance, development, podcasts, videos, and more. Afghan News Summary The Taliban hold more territory than ever […]

Afghanistan Conflict Update July 2020

Afghan War News for July 2020

July 31, 2020 SOF News 0

News, analysis, and commentary about the war in Afghanistan. Topics include security, ANDSF, Resolute Support, peace negotiations, governance, development, podcasts, videos, and more. Afghan News Summary The level of violence remains high in Afghanistan despite the U.S. – Taliban deal […]