Ghazni City is home to historical icons and crucial highway intersections leading to population centers in the region. Seizing the city is an “old school Taliban” move – and one that requires swift retaliation by Afghan forces.
Ten years ago this week, Russia invaded the Republic of Georgia, its much, much smaller Caucasian neighbor to the south. With implications for NATO and Crimea, the geopolitical fallout is still felt today.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is learning the hard way that there is only so far one should push the Saudi government. With recent tweets from Canada’s foreign minister, he’s pushed well beyond that point.
No one on the American side will formally confirm anything, but an anonymous Taliban official told the Associated Press over the weekend that an American delegation met with a Taliban delegation in Qatar.