Afghanistan - US aggression in Afghanistan continues unabated in its 18th year. Prospects for restoring peace and stability to the war-torn are more illusory than likely.
2 More Casualties on Wednesday
Is it too soon to ask: What have we gained from our longest war? Was all the blood and treasure invested worth it? And what does the future hold?
Trump met with top officials on peace deal
Officials say no changes to US operations
With a peace agreement between the US and the Taliban nearly completed, will President Trump be able to do what his two predecessors were unable to do - end the US military's 18 year war on Afghanistan? Neocons at home are screaming that we must stay
Even as talks with the Taliban point to a cease-fire, a CIA-trained force will likely continue its shadow war, often at the expense of civilians.
Khalilzad emphasizes that US wants peace deal, not withdrawal agreement
According to a new report, the US and its allies have killed more Afghan civilians in 2019 than the Taliban. Most of these US killings are the result of airstrikes. The Trump Administration is pushing negotiations between the US-backed Afghan governm
And the Afghan War Will Be No Exception
At least 15 killed in three attacks in Afghan capital, with one bomb hitting a bus carrying government employees.
A majority of veterans taking part in a new research study says that the cost and burden of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan outweigh any successes or progress made in either conflict.
This week, Taliban and Afghan government officials met for the first time at talks hosted in Qatar and organized by Germany. The modest early agreement may pave the way to the end of the 18 year war. Meanwhile today the US resumes talks with the Tali
Says US, Taliban haven't agreed to timeline on pullout yet
Afghanistan - the "good war" that never ends. Just when it seemed the US was making progress toward ending the longest war in its history, a new bad guy has emerged that, we are told, is far more threatening than the guys we've been fighting for 20 y
A determined father was not about to give up trying to find out how his entire family plus four cousins were killed one morning last fall. The US denied conducting any raids in the area. Then the bomb fragments were found. How many times has this tra
Acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan on Friday confirmed that the Pentagon will transfer $1.5 billion in funds for President Trump's long-promised border wall, according to VOA's Carla Babb.
State Dept: Nations support 'orderly' withdrawal of foreign troops
The US handed over the Camp Kearney base in Paktika Province to the Afghan government in 2014, with an estimated $8 billion in equipment still inside.
Governor says officials systematically looted site for years
As Justin is experiencing side effects of his resumed Keytruda treatment, we are taking this opportunity to run this classic column from November 2001. That's quite a while ago ?" and it's message is (sadly) still as pertinent today as then!
Extending the deployment of American forces won't enable the Afghan people to rebuild their own nation or stabilize the central government.
Afghanistan - US Afghan aggression and occupation of parts of the country remain largely unchanged after over 17 years.
Seventeen years on, our attempts to help have led to suffering, misery, and a barbaric Afghan state.
Sen. Paul says US should declare victory, withdraw
The AFGHAN Service Act would bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan and repeal the legal justification for much of the war on terror.
Afghan farmers can annually make around $11,500 for grapes and almonds, $9,000 for walnuts and $6,500 for Golden Delicious apples - compared with only about $4,500 per hectare from growing opium.