In a wide-ranging interview with Radio Free Afghanistan, John Bass, U.S. ambassador in Afghanistan, he reflects on the prospects and challenges to peace and security in Afghanistan.
One of Afghanistan’s most powerful leaders says his country plays a central role in preventing terrorist groups from threatening regional and global security.
Ahmad Masud was 12 years old when his father, the legendary anti-Taliban military commander known as the "Lion of Panjshir," was killed by two Al-Qaeda suicide bombers in northern Afghanistan on September 9, 2001.
The former Afghan president has called on his country’s national unity government to convene a traditional Loya Jirga, or grand assembly, to seek popular legitimacy and debate the country’s political future.
The special representative of the UN Secretary-General for Afghanistan has urged unity among Afghan leaders for their country to be successful in trying times.
Tom Malinowski says Afghanistan must face its past before being able to move forward on building trust with the public and supporting human rights.