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Will US-Taliban deal limit India's leverage in Afghanistan?

KONFRONTASI - A week after a US-led invasion overthrew the Taliban regime in November 2001, a plane carrying a small delegation of Indian diplomats landed in Bagram airbase, north of Kabul, the born-again capital of the newly-liberated country.

It marked New Delhi's re-entry in Afghanistan - five years after it was forced to escape the country - after Taliban assumed power in Kabul on September 26, 1996.

Afghan conflict: US and Taliban sign deal to end 18-year war

KONFRONTASI -  The US and the Taliban have signed an "agreement for bringing peace" to Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict.

The US and Nato allies have agreed to withdraw all troops within 14 months if the militants uphold the deal.

President Trump said it had been a "long and hard journey" in Afghanistan. "It's time after all these years to bring our people back home," he said.

Talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban are due to follow.

Taliban delegation in Iran for talks on Afghanistan peace

KONFRONTASI - Members of Taliban's Qatar-based political bureau have visited Tehran and held talks with Iranian officials on the latest developments of the Afghan peace process, including the breakdown of US-Taliban negotiations.

The delegation has reportedly conferred with a number of political and foreign ministry officials of Iran on the Afghan peace talks and the intra-Afghan negotiations.

Isu "Taliban" di KPK Dianggap Sesat

KONFRONTASI - Isu kelompok "Taliban" dalam tubuh institusi Komisi Pemberantasam Korupsi (KPK) belum usai. Nampaknya, isu itu terus digulirkan oleh pihak-pihak yang tidak bertanggung jawab.

Taliban dituding sebagai kelompok yang menganut paham radikalisme di internal KPK. Stigma itu dituding oleh pihak-pihak yang diduga terganggu dengan penyidik KPK yang sedang melakukan pemberantasan korupsi tanpa pandang bulu.

Donald Trump Batalkan Perundingan Damai dengan Taliban

Konfrontasi - Presiden Amerika Serikat Donald Trump pada Sabtu, 8 September 2019, memastikan telah membatalkan perundingan damai dengan para pemimpin kelompok radikal Taliban di Afganistan.

Keputusan itu diambil setelah Taliban mengklaim bertanggung jawab atas serangan mematikan pada akhir pekan lalu di ibu kota Kabul, Afganistan, yang menewaskan seorang tentara Amerika Serikat dan 11 orang lainnya.

Makna Kehadiran Taliban di Jakarta

KONFRONTASI -  Mengejutkan. Tiba-tiba Taliban berkunjung ke Jakarta. Pada Sabtu (27/7/2019). Resmi. Ada delapan orang delegasi. Dipimpin oleh wakil amir, Abdul Ghani Baradar. Gagah dengan kostum khas Afghan. Atas nama Taliban. Bukan atas nama warga negara (boneka) Afghanistan.

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