For a few years the Taliban went quiet. But continued U.S. operations, which included random bombing of weddings, torture and abduction of assumed al-Qaeda followers, alienated the people. Pakistan feared that it would be suffocated between a permane
After early escalation and record-setting bombs, President Trump is looking for a way out of Afghanistan.
The Christmas truce of 1914 was something truly miraculous. There, in the midst of a vicious war - really the first modern war, in which air power and advanced gunnery both played a part for the first time - the two sides not only laid down their
The United States seems ready to give up on Afghanistan.
Last week, US State Department officials met with Taliban leaders in Qatar. At the request of the Taliban, the US-backed Afghan government was not invited. The officials discussed ceasefires and an end to the war.
For more than a decade, if you wanted to know how many U.S. troops there were in war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, you could readily find that information at a public Pentagon website that's updated every three months.
During ceasefire, US focused on attacking ISIS
Will the next American officer to preside over Afghanistan bring an end to the war? Don't count on it
After 17 years of war, innumerable new "strategies," and trillions of dollars spent, the US war in Afghanistan is no closer to being "won" than ever. Will naming yet another war commander do the trick? Don't hold your breath!
A three-star general who leads the Joint Special Operations Command overseeing some of the most sensitive U.S. commando missions has been picked to lead the nearly 17-year-old Afghan war, five U.S. officials told Reuters.
A number of Afghan senators, including deputy speaker Mohammed Alam Ezedyar, are calling for an immediate review of security agreements with both the United States and NATO, complaining that they have not fulfilled their promises to support Afghan fo
Reality Check: Millions Wasted 'Rebuilding' Afghanistan
The longest war in US history keeps going on and on. No end in sight. Not even an end-goal in sight. How did we get to this point? Scott Horton, author of Fool's Errand - Time to End the War in Afghanistan, joins today's Liberty Report in-studio to d
A turboprop Cessna with Hellfire missiles is appropriate technology for air superiority and close air support in Afghanistan. The Cessna 208 Caravan is an American single-engined turboprop, fixed-tricycle landing gear, short-haul regional airliner an
As poppy cultivation in Afghanistan increases, more funds are likely supporting the Taliban's insurgency, portending a tough year ahead for U.S. occupiers, write Will Porter and Kyle Anzalone.
Statement offers 'peaceful solution' to Afghan War