12.08.2012 [Pakistan Daily Times] - According to Ahmed Rashid, a Pakistani author and analyst, there have been “numerous public signals” from the Taliban in the past three months that suggest willingness to get back round the negotiating table. Last month a veteran Taliban commander gave
08.08.2012 [ZEIT ONLINE] - So beschreibt es Ahmed Rashid in seinem Buch "Taliban - Afghanistans Gotteskrieger und der Dschihad" In Russland muss man auch immer damit rechnen, dass man dem Beamten auch mal "einen Gefallen tun muss" um Genehmigungen o.Ä. zu erhalten.
08.08.2012 [Reuters] - "The Taliban doesn't want a vacuum in Afghanistan or a civil war with the North they know they can't win," said Ahmed Rashid, a prominent Pakistani author and expert on the Taliban, referring to powerful northern warlords who battled the Taliban in the
02.08.2012 [Post-Bulletin] - That prospect also alarms some Taliban leaders, says Pakistani author Ahmed Rashid, a leading expert on the Taliban movement. “The Taliban know they can't win an ethnic civil war,” says Rashid, especially since Afghanistan's neighbors will back
10.11.2009 - with only 300 men. According to Ahmed Rashid, Haqqani’s inability to personal direct the fighters on the front lines and […] command from a competent commander in favor of Kandaharis. But most important is Ahmed Rashid’s point that for the first time […] wild: Of course, you know I’m talking about 1997, right? The info above is from page 60 of Ahmed Rashid’s Taliban
09.08.2012 [Long War Journal] - According to Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid, the local Taliban invites Osama bin Laden to come live in Swat. Please save the crying about Radio Mullah not being controlled in the badlands of the Afghanistan - Pakistan border. The Pakistani Army had
28.10.2009 by Stephen M. Walt In 1946 the American diplomat, George Keenan wrote what came to be called, The Long Telegram, back to the State Department. It was the seminal document for what emerged as the Doctrine of Containment. In the recent past several ...