News has emerged that in order to reach a truce in the most restive Afghan provinces, the US has secretly released several dozen high-ranking Afghan militants.
The US military is taking the blame for an airstrike in Afghanistan over the weekend that left at least six civilians dead — one mother and five children.
NATO airstrikes killed Afghan civilians in two provinces, local officials reported Monday, and the U.S.-led coalition said it plans an apology in one of the incidents. An airstrike Friday killed six members of a family in the Sangin area of southe
US officials abandoned plans to open a consulate in northern Afghanistan over security concerns -- despite spending more than $80 million on the site, The Washington Post reported Sunday.
Report: Dispute Between US, Afghan Forces Before Attack
The optics surrounding the Barack Obama administration’s “Enduring Strategic Partnership” [.pdf] agreement with Afghanistan and the memorandums of understanding (MOU) accompanying it emphasize transition to Afghan responsibility and an end to U.S. wa
Obama lied about Afghanistan
President Obama, speaking from Bagram Air Base, declared that he had traveled here to herald a new era in the relationship between the United States and Afghanistan, “a future in which war ends, and a new chapter begins.”
The military is under-reporting the number of times that Afghan soldiers and police open fire on American and other foreign troops. The U.S.-led coalition routinely reports each time an American or other foreign soldier is killed by an Afghan in u
A man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform killed a U.S. coalition service member, the U.S. military said Thursday. It was the latest in a string of such attacks.
After decades of military devastation, Afghans are traumatized.
Kabul and Washington initial strategic partnership draft that may define US presence after NATO withdrawal in 2014.
A country robbed of peace and bereft of aspirations, Afghanistan seems to be plunging more and more into a pitiful morass of grievances brought about by the military madness the US troops exhibit in the beleaguered land with brazen-faced contumely.
The Commission Wartime Contracting found that the United States lost between $31 billion and $60 billion to waste, fraud and abuse in wartime contracts during operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Taliban claimed responsibility Friday for downing a Black Hawk helicopter in southern Afghanistan. "Yesterday (Thursday) evening Taliban fighters shot down a helicopter and killed all its passengers in Khanashen Dewalak area near Garmsir, sout
The fact that the war is lost is virtually accepted wisdom at this point.
NATO is to get more help from Russia in the Afghan war.
The 82nd Airborne Division soldiers arrived in Afghanistan's Zabol province. The paratroopers posed for photos next to Afghan police, grinning while some held — and others squatted beside — the corpse's severed legs.
US Says They'll Spend That Much, But Don't Want It in Writing
Trying to counter perceptions that allies are ducking out early, US officials claim no plans have changed
Publicly Cheering About War, But Privately Officials Concerned About Dwindling Security
Afghanistan’s president raised another condition for a long-awaited strategic partnership with the USA: The accord must spell out the yearly U.S. commitment to pay billions of dollars for the Afghan security forces.
Military and intelligence officials said the sophistication of the coordinated attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, show a troubling growth of the Haqqani network.
The U.S. Air Force will restart its stalled $1 billion competition to buy light attack aircraft for the Afghanistan military, it said today.
Government forces and coalition helicopters have finally put an end to insurgents’ 18-hour attacks in Afghanistan.
Fighting continues in one of the biggest attacks since 2001
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on at least seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting NATO headquarters, the parliament and diplomatic residences.
Soldier wrote detailed report claiming US generals ‘have so distorted the truth … the truth has become unrecognizable’