A high rank US commander in Afghanistan has come under scrutiny after US military officials accused him of opposing a probe into poor conditions and the ill-treatment of patients at an Afghan-run US-funded hospital in Kabul. Lieutenant General Wil
Scores of fresh artillery rounds fired from Pakistan hit parts of eastern Afghanistan a day after Kabul warned Islamabad any further cross-border shelling could significantly damage ties between the historically uneasy neighbors.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the special status of Afghanistan as a "major non-NATO ally" of the U.S. government. It joins such other governments as Israel, the Philippines, Japan, Bahrain, and Pakistan.
International donors have pledged to provide $16 billion dollars in funding to Afghanistan over the next four years.
The killing of Mr. Qayum and his driver demonstrates the extraordinary technical and tactical abilities of American air power. For better and worse, that power has become a defining facet of the Afghan conflict and the American way of waging war.
At least 15 people suspected of being Taliban militants were killed by an American drone strike late Friday in northwestern Pakistan, according to a Pakistani intelligence official and local residents.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that Pakistan was reopening ground supply lines into neighboring Afghanistan after she apologized for the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers in a NATO strike in November. "We are sorry for the losses suffer
"Do you do this in the United States? There is police action every day in the United States... They don't call in airplanes to bomb the place." – Afghan President Hamid Karzai denouncing U.S. air strikes on homes in his country, June 12, 2012
NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen Wednesday vowed not to abandon Afghanistan as foreign nations plan to transition forces out of the country after a decade of conflict.
US Downplays Significance, Insists Civilian Deaths 'Rare'
Afghanistan's president said Saturday that the United States has put the two countries' security pact at risk with a unilateral airstrike that killed 18 civilians, while a Taliban suicide bomber killed four French soldiers responding to a tipoff abou
"In the US army you are cut down for being honest... but if you are a conceited brown nosing shit bag you will be allowed to do what ever you want, and you will be handed your higher rank... The system is wrong. I am ashamed to be an american."
Chinese President Hu Jintao told his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai on Friday that China will provide "sincere and selfless help" to Afghanistan, promising to step up trade, aid, investment and security cooperation. "At present Afghanistan has en
NATO says only two light injuries to civilians during operation in Logar province, but local official reports at least 17 killed
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a market area in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 22 people wounding about 50, authorities said.
So now we have Rambo Obama, a steely warrior who hurls death-dealing drones at anyone who threatens the good old USA. Including children. Those children are presumed guilty by virtue of proximity, and not even
During the Cold War, both sides liberally used the “bug”--the remote listening device--to surreptitiously get wind of what the other side was up to by listening in on a room, a building, or, in the case of East Berlin, an entire city.
Unexploded ordnance, errant bullets, and metal shrapnel have left many civilians dead or dismembered
NATO forces in southwestern Afghanistan will implement a total ban on soldiers’ taking personal photos during military operations.
Eight members of an Afghan family, including six children and two women, were killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, local authorities said on Sunday, although the NATO-led coalition said there was no evidence of any civilian casualties.
French President Francois Hollande said his country had done “more than its duty” in Afghanistan. He denied France would have to make a payback for pulling out its troops by the end of 2012 — a year earlier than planned.
Alliance endorses plan to withdraw troops by 2014, but fails to resolve issues such as supply routes through Pakistan.
"I'm bringing to you and to the people of the United States the gratitude of the Afghan people for the support that your taxpayers' money has provided Afghanistan over the past decade and for the difference that it has made to the well-being of the A
François Hollande used his first visit with President Obama as France’s president on Friday to restate his pledge to withdraw combat forces from Afghanistan by the end of the year, two years earlier than originally planned.
One of 142 different amendments to the House military spending bill for 2014, Rep. Barbara Lee (D – CA)’s amendment that would effective end the Afghan War, allowing spending only for the “safe and orderly withdrawal of US troops and military contrac
Western neglect of Afghanistan after the Soviet withdrawal brought about a growth of terror in the country
With the so called peaceful religion of Islam taking over our country much as it has in Europe we need to use our heads in fighting back as our President and Congress seem to be lax in protecting our own beliefs.
Afghan commanders have refused more than a dozen times within the past two months to act on U.S. intelligence regarding high-level insurgents, arguing that night-time operations to target the men would result in civilian casualties, Afghan officials
The family of Bowe Bergdahl, a US. soldier held prisoner by the Taliban since 2009, says it is frustrated more than a year of covert diplomacy has been unable to free their son and is urging President Obama to push harder for his release.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has warned that the strategic pact with the US will be meaningless if the US continues killing Afghan civilians