Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Afghanistan War News Updates -- February 5, 2013

Pakistan, Afghanistan Put Six-Month Time Limit On Taliban Peace Deal After Trilateral Meeting With David Cameron -- National Post

The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan used a British summit Monday to set an optimistic target of six months to reach a peace deal with the Taliban – the first time such a time frame has been imposed.

Speaking after meeting David Cameron, President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s Asif Ali Zardari committed to an all-out bid for reconciliation with the insurgents, despite years of frustration.

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More News On Afghanistan

Afghan, Coalition Troops Arrest Taliban IED Facilitator
-- US Department of Defense
Bombing of tea house kills at least 3 in northern Afghanistan -- Washington Post/AP
Explosion in a hotel in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan -- Khaama Press
2 Afghan women killed, 3 children injured in US troops operation -- Khaama Press
Six-month goal set for Afghanistan peace deal -- Sydney Morning Herald
Afghan, Pakistani leaders eye peace deal in six months -- Global Post/AFP
Karzai, Zardari pledge peace in region -- UPI
Op-Ed: Defense Secretary says US to stay in Afghanistan long after 2014 -- Digital Journal
Dempsey: 'Afghanistan is not a 'peaceful little paradise' -- Politico
Top commander warns Afghanistan will become 'global jihad hub' post UK troops withdrawal -- Frontier Post
Kam air row: US suspends ban on Afghan airline -- BBC
US military suspends ban on Afghan airline after blacklisting caused diplomatic turbulence -- Washington Post/AP
U.S. Military Suspends Ban on Afghan Airline -- New York Times
Afghanistan welcome reversing Kam Air from US blacklist -- Khaama Press
IMF, Afghanistan Reach 'Understandings' On Reform Path -- Radio Free Europe
Afghanistan and IMF reach agreement for fresh aid -- Khaama Press
Retrograde Lessons: Learning from Afghanistan’s Logistical Nightmare -- Nate Rawlings, Time

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