The 2.6 million Americans who volunteered to fight on IED-laden battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan have returned home with a panoply of problems borne out of their service.
The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said Monday.
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Lt. Col. Daniel Davis reflects on the state of the Army as Afghanistan winds down.
NATION | As the war in Afghanistan drags on to its 13th year, Americans are becoming increasingly tired of the conflict. The Founding Fathers knew America, like all nations, would be forced to fight wars. A process to declare war is written into the
After giving him the silent treatment for 8 months, President Obama called Afghan President Karzai. The message? A blunt warning that all US troops will leave his war-torn country by 2015 unless Karzai or his successor sign a bilateral security agree
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For the last 12 years, US Special Operations forces have repeatedly engaged in fierce combat in Afghanistan against ruthless Taliban allies from Chechnya, who have the same pedigree as their terrorist brethren threatening to disrupt the Winter Olympi
The decade-long American wars in Afghanistan and Iraq would end up costing as much as $6 trillion, the equivalent of $75,000 for every American household, calculates the prestigious Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
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Afghanistan released 65 accused militants from a former U.S. prison on Thursday despite protests from the American military, which says the men are Taliban fighters who will likely return to the battlefield to kill coalition and Afghan forces.
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President Hamid Karzai is unlikely to sign a pact for U.S. and NATO forces to stay in Afghanistan after 2014 and will probably leave the choice for his successor, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Saturday.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai suspects the United States may have backed insurgent-style attacks to undermine his government but has no evidence to support his theory, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Karzai, whose relations with Washington h
At least four people killed and others wounded in bombing of Ministry of Defence vehicle claimed by Taliban.
President Hamid Karzai appeared to stiffen his resolve on Saturday not to sign a security pact with Washington, saying the United States should leave Afghanistan unless it could restart peace talks with the Taliban.
Afghanistan's government, increasingly at odds with Washington, is cracking down on advertisements that promote keeping US troops in the country after 2014 and has shut down a spot aired by the country's most widely watched broadcasters.
The U.S. military has seen a new video [which you can't see] of Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier taken hostage by the Taliban in 2009 and the only known U.S. prisoner of war from the Afghan conflict, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday accused the United States of killing seven children and a woman in an airstrike in central Afghanistan -- an incident set to further damage frayed ties between the two allies.
The bottom line when it comes to Afghanistan is that the U.S. has failed in virtually every one of its objectives.
The country is in such a bad way as western troops depart that leaders can only spin, almost to the point of lying
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday condemned US troops for killing a four-year-old boy in the southern province of Helmand, in a fresh strain to troubled relations between Washington and Kabul.
The U.S. is supposed to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan by the end of this new year.
Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution is what you might call a part of part of foreign policy elite, constantly churning out op-eds and TV-ready soundbites about current and pending US wars, and generally being taken seriously.
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Support for the war in Afghanistan has dipped below 20%, according to a new national poll, making the country's longest military conflict arguably its most unpopular one as well.
Two Taliban rockets have landed inside the US embassy compound in Kabul, causing no casualties but underlining Afghanistan's continuing security problems as many foreigners in the capital marked Christmas Day. The Taliban, which has been fighting