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To Disrupt Elections, Taliban Turn to an Old Tactic: Destroying Cell Towers

  • 2019-10-02 18:34:42
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The insurgent group’s strategy of disrupting cellular communication highlights the delicate balance of fighting the government while trying to gain support from the rural populace.

To Disrupt Elections, Taliban Turn to an Old Tactic: Destroying Cell Towers

  • 2019-10-02 15:13:34
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The insurgent group’s strategy of disrupting cellular communication highlights the delicate balance of fighting the government while trying to gain support from the rural populace.

Both Afghan Candidates Claim the Lead Even Before Votes Are Tallied

  • 2019-10-01 13:44:05
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The clashing claims by President Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah could set up a political crisis, some fear.

Both Afghan Candidates Claim the Lead Even Before Votes Are Tallied

  • 2019-09-30 21:41:41
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The clashing claims by President Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah could set up a political crisis, some fear.

Afghanistan Election Draws Low Turnout Amid Taliban Threats

  • 2019-09-28 20:22:00
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

With peace talks on hold, the Taliban have stepped up attacks, and Afghans fear that a bitterly contested presidential election could lead to political paralysis.

Afghanistan Elections: Voters Risk Taliban Threats of Violence

  • 2019-09-28 14:04:42
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

With peace talks on hold, the Taliban have stepped up attacks, and Afghans fear that a bitterly contested presidential election could lead to political paralysis.

Afghanistan Presidential Vote Presses On Despite Concerns About Legitimacy

  • 2019-09-28 04:14:17
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

Accusations of systemic fraud and fears of Taliban threats have compromised an election that is likely to have the fewest voters since the first presidential vote in 2004.

Afghan Presidential Vote Presses On Despite Concerns About Legitimacy

  • 2019-09-27 08:18:45
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

Accusations of systemic fraud and fears of Taliban threats have compromised an election that is likely to have the fewest voters since the first presidential vote in 2004.

U.S. Cuts $100 Million in Aid to Afghanistan, Citing Government Corruption

  • 2019-09-19 17:59:18
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The funding cut was announced a week before Afghanistan holds national elections, and in the wake of failed peace talks with the Taliban.

Taliban Make Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign

  • 2019-09-17 20:18:11
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt.

26 Dead After Blast at Rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

  • 2019-09-17 15:44:30
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The suicide bombing in northern Afghanistan missed Mr. Ghani, officials said. A separate attack in Kabul killed 22 people. The Taliban claimed both.

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President

  • 2019-09-11 09:21:02
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on the talks.

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President

  • 2019-09-11 02:49:44
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on the talks.

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart

  • 2019-09-10 17:53:38
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment.

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart

  • 2019-09-10 15:15:01
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment.

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say

  • 2019-09-09 12:37:05
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president.

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart

  • 2019-09-09 12:35:53
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment.

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say

  • 2019-09-09 02:47:54
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president.

After Trump Calls Off Talks, Afghanistan Braces for Violence

  • 2019-09-09 02:27:10
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

There were many questions about why Mr. Trump suddenly scuttled talks with the Taliban just as they were nearing a conclusion.

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart

  • 2019-09-09 02:18:39
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then canceled on the spur of the moment.

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say

  • 2019-09-08 15:22:53
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president.

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies

  • 2019-09-05 17:47:56
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before.”

Afghans Push Back on U.S. Deal With Taliban, Fearing Too Few Assurances

  • 2019-09-05 14:44:34
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

Afghan officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises after U.S. troops leave, which could create an opening for further chaos.

Brexit, Italy, Kashmir: Your Thursday Briefing

  • 2019-09-05 07:26:17
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

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To Start Afghan Withdrawal, U.S. Would Pull 5,400 Troops in 135 Days

  • 2019-09-03 15:56:48
  • www.nytimes.com
  • Ghani, Ashraf

The lead American negotiator has told Afghan leaders that an agreement has been finalized “in principle” with the Taliban. It still needs approval from President Trump.

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