Artículos con la etiqueta ‘afganistán’

US wants to clip Karzai’s wings

Por • 25 ene, 2011 • Category: Crítica

Close to half of the population consists of ethnic Pashtuns and yet 75% of parliamentary seats have been «won» by non-Pashtuns. The Hazaras constitute 10% of the population, but they «won» 20% of the seats, including in Pashtun-dominated regions.



NATO weaves South Asian web

Por • 1 ene, 2011 • Category: Portada

What the summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) at Lisbon last month brought to mind almost instinctively was that the persistent rumors about the alliance’s death were indeed greatly exaggerated. The striking thing was the degree of internal unity and outward determination among the alliance’s 28 members.



NATO, Karzai and the relics of Kabul

Por • 22 nov, 2010 • Category: Internacionales

Having come to the region seven years ago on a UN-mandated «out-of-area» operation hunting down al-Qaeda, the Western alliance is suo moto broadening and deepening its «commitment»



Nuevo concepto estratégico de la OTAN: bombas nucleares a perpetuidad

Por • 19 nov, 2010 • Category: Internacionales

Repentinamente, la Casa Blanca, el Pentágono y la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU. han lanzado una nueva narrativa: olvidad las importantes retiradas de soldados de EE.UU. de Afganistán en 2011; movamos el objetivo a 2014.



Osama has (not) left the building

Por • 29 oct, 2010 • Category: Internacionales, Opinion

For the dubious privilege of financing the 16-agency, alphabet soup, United States intelligence establishment not to find Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda’s number two Ayman al-Zawahiri, US taxpayers have been plundered to the staggering tune of US$500 billion – and counting. Still, the obvious questions resonate from Seattle to Selma and from Sweden to Swaziland. Where’s Osama? Where’s al-Zawahiri? Where’s escaped-on-the-back-of-a-motorcycle Taliban supremo Mullah Omar?



NATO invites Russia to join Afghan fray

Por • 28 oct, 2010 • Category: Internacionales, Opinion

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) officials have revealed their proposal with Moscow regarding a vastly stepped up Russian involvement in the Afghan war is in the final stages of negotiation and they are hopeful of formal agreement being reached at the alliance’s two-day summit in Lisbon from November 19.



China pays a high price in new world order

Por • 26 oct, 2010 • Category: Internacionales, Opinion

The US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were both based on Chinese financing. As the biggest international creditor of the US, China effectively bankrolled the US war efforts. The huge wartime spending of the US, estimated at over a trillion dollars in Iraq alone, would have been impossible without China’s constant purchase of US national bonds.



Afganistán: ¿hay alguien que quiera la carga?

Por • 26 oct, 2010 • Category: Internacionales, Opinion

No es secreto que muchos países piensan que tienen interés en ver quién gobierna Afganistán. En los últimos 30 años, muchos países han estado enviando tropas, equipo militar pesado o mucho dinero para que en Afganistán funcione el tipo de gobierno que prefieren.



Pakistán cierra el paso al 80% de los suministros de EE.UU. en Afganistán

Por • 5 oct, 2010 • Category: Internacionales, Opinion, Política, Portada

Islamabad. Elementos de la línea dura antiestadounidense de las fuerzas armadas de Pakistán se impusieron sobre el jefe del ejército, favorable a EE.UU., general Ashfaq Pervez Kiani para cerrar una ruta clave de abastecimiento de la OTAN en Pakistán en una acción que señala un ominoso deterioro en las relaciones entre Islamabad y Washington.



Marines Chief: Withdrawal Date Encourages Enemies

Por • 25 ago, 2010 • Category: Internacionales

From Phil Stewart and Sue Pleming, Reuters: President Barack Obama’s July 2011 date to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan has given a morale boost to Taliban insurgents, who believe they can wait out NATO forces, the top U.S. Marine said on Tuesday.