Three US military contractors were killed today in a shooting at the Kabul Airport, when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them. The soldier was also killed in the incident.
Policeman Turned on Commander in Nawzad District
The ACLU filed a brief challenging the U.S. government's assertion last month that releasing thousands of classified images depicting the U.S. military's abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan would threaten national security.
We are continuing this article, from a Marine Sergeant, about lessons learned while living in a remote region of Afghanistan, Marjeh district, which seem similar to a possible TEOTWAWKI environment.
Calculating the cost of a war is a little like finding the true cost of a car.
Scores Wounded, Children Still Missing After Helmand Incident
With the Taliban still fighting and Afghan troops still in training, some U.S. troops won't be coming home soon.
Points to 'War End' Claims by NATO as Admission of Defeat
NATO formally ended its war in Afghanistan on Sunday at a low-key ceremony in Kabul arranged in secret due to the threat of Taliban strikes.
NATO flags were lowered today in Afghanistan, marking what is nominally the "end" of the NATO-led occupation which has lasted over 13 years. Yet the war as such is far from over, despite officials trying to spin it as such.
The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan formally ended its combat mission, more than 13 years after an international alliance ousted the Taliban government for sheltering the planners of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on American cities.
The Kerry-brokered Afghan power-sharing agreement hasn't resolved any problems, or appointed any ministers.
The US-led war in Afghanistan brought a flood of international aid workers, diplomats and security contractors to Kabul, creating a frenetic social scene that is now a distant memory. A series of Taliban attacks on expat hang-outs shattered any illus
t least 3,188 Afghan civilians have been killed in the intensifying war with the Taliban in 2014, making it the deadliest year on record for non-combatants, the United Nations said on Friday.
A group of Taliban gunmen attacked a school in Northern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 145 people, most of them students under the age of 15. More than 180 others were injured. Police say the siege, which lasted about 8 hours,
How long must U.S. troops stay in Afghanistan?
TACTICAL BASE GAMBERI, Afghanistan (AP) -- It's only a slight stretch to say America's longest war stops here.
The United States will keep up to 1,000 more soldiers than previously planned in Afghanistan into next year, outgoing U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Saturday, in a recognition of the still formidable challenge from Taliban insurgents.
Officials Say Talks With NATO Ongoing on How Many More Troops
Afghan police said they are investigating how a wild bird came to bear an antenna, electronic devices and explosives. Police came across the strange sight around 8 a.m. in the northern Faryab province, a volatile region ravaged by Taliban violence. W
The current power-sharing government among factions in Afghanistan will likely be as successful the one in Iraq during the Nouri al-Maliki period: not very.
Introduction, Sunday, November 24, 2014: When I scanned the front page of the New York Times one recent morning and spotted this headline, "In a Shift, Obama Extends U.S. Role in Afghan Combat," I instantly wanted to pick up the phone. It was an
Numerous Taliban attacks rocked the Afghan capital city of Kabul today, with explosions and gunfire reported several times across the Wazir Akbar Khan district, where many foreign embassies are.
As U.S. forces withdraw from parts of Afghanistan, the Taliban is making gains in several areas of the country.
Night Raids the Latest 'Concession' to Fall Under Ghani Govt.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned under pressure on Monday after President Obama determined that he had to shake up his national security team in the face of escalating conflicts overseas and hawkish Republicans reasserting themselves on Capitol
Around 50 people were killed and 60 others injured when a suicide blast ripped through crowds gathered to watch a volleyball game in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.
President Barack Obama has secretly signed an order that expands the United States' direct combat role in Afghanistan throughout 2015, the New York Times reported.
It's no accident.