Soldiers Were in Afghan Army Uniforms, Driving Military Vehicle
Troops nicknamed Afghanistan's Korengal Valley "Death Valley" for a reason.
One of the major metrics for the decade-long Afghanistan war is seriously flawed. Rather than fix the problem, the U.S.-NATO military command in Kabul has decided that you simply shouldn’t see the data.
NATO forces accidentally shot dead two boys during an operation in Afghanistan's south, the alliance said, in the latest in a series of incidents involving allegations of civilian deaths at the hands of international troops.
Wednesday Poisonings Followed With Thursday Attacks
Efforts like the one being led by Bill Gates and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have reduced number of children paralyzed by the polio virus from 350,000 in 1998 to fewer than 225 cases in 2012.
Afghan officials said they demanded the pullout of U.S. Special Operations forces because the NATO for months has ignored residents’ allegations of severe abuses committed by American troops and armed Afghans working with them.
President Hamid Karzai had ordered the Ministry of Defense to kick out the US Special Forces
The Afghan president ordered US special forces to leave Wardak province within 2 weeks. The decision was taken due to allegations of disappearances and torture by Afghans considered to be part of US special forces
The overall death toll among Afghan civilians dropped slightly in 2012, to 2,754 killed nationwide and 4.805 wounded.
Civilians are safer from harm in Afghanistan’s decade-long conflict than at any time since before the U.S. troop surge, according to new United Nations statistics.
Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan next year may see their war tours extended because budget cuts will drastically limit training for brigades to replace them, the top Army general said Friday.
“If you don’t have that in common — that you’re sorry when there is nothing left of the bodies of 24 of your boys — then it’s very hard for many people, especially those who want a relationship with us… to defend us to their peers,” Munter said.
'Four women and five children were killed, and five children wounded.'
A NATO airstrike killed 10 Afghan civilians, including five children, in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, local officials said, a toll that if confirmed is likely to raise tension between President Hamid Karzai's government and U.S.-led NATO forces.
President Obama’s decision to remove half of the 66,000 American troops in Afghanistan by this time next year represents a careful balancing of political interests and military requirements.
This image of Afghanistan might be hard to wrap your head around, but it's totally accurate.
British troops in Afghanistan are flying a drone that’s shrunk down to its essentials: a micro-machine that spies, built for a solitary user.
Al Jazeera visits detention facilities accused of torture by UN and rights agencies.
General Allen acknowledges what has become a virtual consensus, that the war in Afghanistan has failed
Like all wars, the war in Afghanistan must someday end. But the end of its signature weapon may not arrive on the same schedule.
Why should we worry if jihadists control a poor, landlocked country thousands of miles away?
The ones Obama murdered.
As the U.S. tries to hand over responsibility for the Afghan war to the new Afghan military it’s built, some very old weapons systems are poised to become crucial: the mortar and the howitzer.
Dozens Also Wounded; NATO Denies Any Knowledge of Attack
Despite Pledges of 'Training,' Police Torture on the Rise
One's got to love the sound of a Frenchman's Mirage 2000 fighter jet in the morning. Smells like... a delicious neo-colonial breakfast in Hollandaise sauce. Make it quagmire sauce.
Afghans Seeking Conclusion of Talks, But They Haven't Really Started
In 2008, Seyed Hasan, a father of 6, fled his home in the Wardak province of eastern Afghanistan.
Yesterday, when Afghan president Hamid Karzai boasted that the U.S. was about to give him his own fleet of drones, you may have been tempted to see the mercurial leader with his hand on the joystick of an armed Predator.