If you looked carefully at the news last week, you might have heard a report from Afghanistan about how the U.S./NATO forces bombed and killed eight Afghan women who were out walking in the mountains early in the morning before dawn to collect wood.
Another Year Gone in Afghanistan, No End in Sight
NATO forces “are fleeing Afghanistan” in “humiliation and disgrace”, proclaims the Taliban as the US-led war in the country enters its twelfth year.
Aside from being killed by the Afghan troops they're tasked with training, the number one cause of death for U.S. troops in Afghanistan is IEDs.
The U.S. appears to have given up on a political settlement with the Taliban in Afghanistan.
The retreat of western forces from Afghanistan could come sooner than expected, the head of NATO has said as he conceded that the recent Taliban strategy of "green on blue" killings had been successful in sapping morale.
A suicide bomber killed 14 people, including three NATO soldiers and four police, and wounded 37 in Afghanistan's volatile eastern Khost province on Monday, a NATO spokeswoman and local officials said.
The killing of an American serviceman in an exchange of fire with allied Afghan soldiers pushed U.S. military deaths in the war to 2,000, a cold reminder of the perils that remain after an 11-year conflict that now garners little public interest at h
Only 2 days after joint operations between American and Afghan forces were said to be returning to normal, 5 people — 2 Americans and 3 Afghans — were killed when a pitched battle broke out between soldiers of the 2 sides, American and Afghan officia
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at Sundance Film Festival 2010, Restrepo chronicles the development of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, named after a p
The revised stated purpose behind President George W. Bush’s invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq was to build a new world order by forcing democracy on populations to whom it was truly alien.
"He talked to me in the day, which would be in the middle of his night," his father, Dan Anders, said. "He didn't sleep. He was just worried." There were good reasons for concern. During his six-month tour, the Taliban staged a major attack at his
War is hell, and so is bureaucracy.
The British foreign secretary, William Hague, insisted on Tuesday that NATO’s sudden decision to suspend joint patrols with Afghan forces will have a “minimal” impact on Western actions in Afghanistan.
Militants in US Army Uniforms Shown Planning Raid
Two Marines are facing criminal charges for urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, actions caught on a video that was widely circulated on the Internet, the Marine Corps said on Monday.
The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's nominees to serve as ambassadors to Iraq and Pakistan. By voice vote lawmakers backed Richard Olson to be US envoy in Pakistan and Robert Beecroft for the post in Iraq.
As President Karzai indicated, one of the most vexing difficulties is that---unlike America---the Afghan constitutional system has no provisions allowing the indefinite detention of prisoners without trial or charges. Efforts are being made to clear
... Afghanistan is blessed with the presence of what are trillions, with an 'S' on the end, trillions of dollars worth of minerals if, and only if, you can get the extractive technology, the human capital operated, the lines of communication to enabl
Afghan Judicial Panel Refuses To Accept Indefinite Detention Law While Federal Court Allows It To Continue Under U.S. Law
The Muslim eruption reflects a deep popular anger and blowback from US intervention in both Libya and Afghanistan
Long-Standing Hawk Sings a Different Tune 11 Years In
Ben Swann's Reality Check takes a look at how the situation in Afghanistan is trending in the wrong direction, and what President Obama says about these so called 'Green on Blue' attacks.
A 21-year-old Marine who was killed by an Afghan trainee had previously told his father that he would be killed inside his base, David Ariosto of CNN reports.
Newly released internal emails from the U.S. private security firm Stratfor state that in 2007 the Bush Administration and CIA ordered the Drug Enforcement Agency to back off a major drug trafficking investigation of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's h
In the wake of insider attacks which killed four more Coalition troops over the weekend, top U.S. officials have decided to suspend most joint U.S.-Afghan military operations.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has designated the Haqqani network a terrorist organization. What is the Haqqani network?
The implications of the recent attack on the biggest bases in Helmand, Afghanistan, are bigger than a stab at Harry or two dead Marines.
4 American service members were killed by an Afghan policeman early today, the third attack on coalition forces in 3 days, bringing the death toll in the recent violence to 8. The attacks -- two "green on blue" incidents and an assault on a coalition
Afghan police killed 6 service members from the American-led military coalition in a pair of attacks in Afghanistan this weekend, pushing the number of international troops killed by Afghan forces in a single year past 50 for the first time.