Archivos de Categoría: Afganistán

Russian bounty killing forces Trump’s hands on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Columna
Indian Punchline, 01.07.2020
M.K. Bhadrakumar, ex diplomático y columnista indio
As expected, the controversy over Russia’s alleged bounties for killing American and NATO troops in Afghanistan is steadily snowballing. The New York Times has come out with more leaks such as bank transfers from accounts identified with the Russian military intelligence to the Taliban, “hawala” transactions as well as...
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NATO Is in Denial About the Risk of War Between Turkey and Russia

Artículo
World Politics Review, 06.03.2020
Candace Rondeaux, académica y profesora (Center on the Future of War-Arizona State University)
[caption id="attachment_41927" align="alignleft" width="405"] Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrive for a news conference at the Kremlin. (AP/Pavel Golovkin).[/caption] For most close observers, it has long seemed...
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2.400 muertos y dos billones de dólares gastados en 18 años

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republica, 04.03.2020
Inocencio F. Arias, embajador (r) y columnista español
Los Estados Unidos y y sus enemigos los talibanes de Afganistán han firmado un acuerdo en el que se establece que el ejército estadounidense (13.000 soldados) y los pequeños contingentes de aliados americanos abandonan progresivamente Afganistán, mientras que los talibanes se comprometen a no albergar terroristas de...
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Regional states won’t oppose US-Taliban deal

Columna
Indian Punchline, 03.03.2020
M.K. Bhadrakumar, ex diplomático y columnista indio
The reactions of the major regional states surrounding Afghanistan over the US-Taliban peace agreement in Doha Saturday reveal fault lines that are useful pointers in the Afghan peace process. A sardonic remark by the Indian foreign minister S. Jaishankar and an exceptionally anti-US outburst by the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif apart,...
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Russians are coming — to the Indian Ocean

Columna
Indian Punchline, 13.01.2020
M.K. Bhadrakumar, ex diplomático y columnista indio
The Cold-War hypothesis that the Soviet Union was hoping to “wet its toes” in the Indian Ocean was in reality an extension of the geopolitical construct known as the “Anglo-Russian Question” that was written about by Lord Curzon, onetime viceroy of British India (1899-1905). We now know...
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We Lost the War in Afghanistan. Get Over It.

Artículo
Foreign Policy, 13.09.2019
Stephen M. Walt  profesor de RRII (U. de Harvard) y columnista
  • After 18 years of war, thousands of lives lost, and hundreds of billions of dollars squandered, the United States accomplished precisely nothing
Afghanistan has been back in the news lately, but most commentators are missing the big picture. In recent weeks there has...
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The War in Afghanistan

Carta
OpinionGlobal, 15.09.2019
Riad Fouad Saade, empresario libanés y cónsul honorario de Chile en Beirut
Whether we have sympathy or not towards the United States of America, the leader of the free world to which we belong, it has been sometimes that we question some of its interventions in other countries’ affairs would it be economically financially or...
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Los talibanes hacen pupa en la Casa Blanca

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Republica, 10.09.2019
Inocencio F. Arias, embajador (r) y columnista español
John Bolton, Consejero Nacional de seguridad de Trump, acaba de ser cesado por el presidente. Que lo anuncia con un tuit : “le he pedido que dimita porque estoy claramente en desacuerdo con él en muchos temas”. Los consejeros de seguridad del Presidente de los Estados...
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US-Led Afghan Peace Efforts

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OpinionGlobal, 02.09.2019
Riad Fouad Saade, empresario libanés y cónsul honorario de Chile en Beirut
The ongoing world political quagmire, inherited from decades of short term attitudes of most world governments, and enhanced by the genuine diplomatic, political and economic style of US President Trump, may have got us to forget that if the 20th century was “the century...
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When Jihadis Kill Jihadis: The Implications of Militant Infighting

Artículo
World Politics Review, 13.12.2018
Tore Hamming, candidato a doctor danés (European University Institute), así como académico (CERI-Sciences Po-Danish Institute for International Studies)
[caption id="attachment_35635" align="alignleft" width="400"] Members of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces walk inside the stadium that was the site of Islamic State fighters’ last stand in the city...
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