War and independence in Afghanistan, 1919

Talks between the US government envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, and representatives of the Taliban guerrillas are underway in Qatar: the latest press reports speak of a possible agreement, which would provide for the withdrawal of US troops from the country in exchange for the ceasefire and the disengagement of the increasingly undefined al Qaeda from Afghanistan. … read more

The ambiguous agreement Weizmann Feisal, 3 January 1919

In London, on 3 January 1919, Chaim Weizmann, leader of the Zionist movement, and King Feisal of Hegiaz, a loyal ally of the British during World War I, signed an agreement on the policy to be implemented in the ex-Ottoman Palestine from a few months Under British control: in the next picture they are portrayed … read more