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Rebuilding Darulaman Palace with new generation of Afghans

03 Jun 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

In a way, the restoration of Kabul's Darulaman Palace represents not only a step toward healing, and perhaps one toward peace and a real sign of change. The working conditions aren't ideal. The building has been a long-term wreck. The post Rebuilding Darulaman Palace with new generation of Afghans appeared first on CGTN America.

Afghanistan through the eyes of its people

03 Jun 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

About the series CGTN's Sean Callebs and Photojournalist Andrew Smith tell the stories of today's Afghanistan through the eyes of its people. The Heat: Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai talks about his country's future Former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai spoke to CGTN's Sean Callebs […] The post Afghanistan through the eyes of its people appeared first on CGTN America.

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‘American Taliban’ Lindh freed after 17 years in prison

23 May 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan in 2001 was freed early from his federal sentence on Thursday, despite official concerns that he retains a radical ideology and still poses a risk to U.S. interests. The post ‘American Taliban’ Lindh freed after 17 years in prison appeared first on CGTN America.

BONUS: Karzai’s hat

17 May 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

CGTN's Sean Callebs recounts the time on one of his deployments to Afghanistan when his cameraman tried to get a hold of one of President Karzai’s hats. The post BONUS: Karzai’s hat appeared first on CGTN America.

Why can’t the U.S. win in Afghanistan?

17 May 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

The U.S. has been fighting a losing war in Afghanistan for over 19 years. On this episode we speak to CGTN Correspondent Sean Callebs on why U.S. forces have not been able to defeat the Taliban and how the security situation has deteriorated over the past ten years. The post Why can’t the U.S. win in Afghanistan? appeared first on CGTN America.

Pakistan building massive fence on Afghanistan border

28 Feb 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

Pakistan has started building a 2,300 kilometer fence along its border with Afghanistan. The $500 million barrier is designed to help prevent attacks by militants. The post Pakistan building massive fence on Afghanistan border appeared first on CGTN America.

Pakistan challenges US accusations of harboring Taliban fighters

28 Feb 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a stop in Pakistan to meet with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and discuss terrorism. Some U.S. officials accuse Pakistan of harboring terrorist fighters. The post Pakistan challenges US accusations of harboring Taliban fighters appeared first on CGTN America.