The longest war in US history just got even longer. As NATO wrapped up its 2016 Warsaw Summit, the organization agreed to continue funding Afghan security forces through the year 2020. Of course with all that funding comes US and NATO troops, and tho
The longest war in US history just got even longer.
After nearly 15 years of conflict and 2,378 deaths, the United States is still trying to find an exit to the longest war in American history.
According to the Telegraph newspaper, "Omar Mateen, the Orlando gunman, told his victims the attack was revenge for American bombing of Afghanistan, but allowed black Americans to be released because 'they have suffered enough.'"
The United States is asking its allies helping with security in Afghanistan to maintain funding for Afghan forces at a cost of nearly $5 billion a year until at least 2020, a top U.S. military commander said on Monday.
Ground Troops Will Engage in 'Occasional' Combat
A new Pentagon report on the US attack on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan is shedding light on the complete lack of a strategy in Afghanistan even as the US begins ramping up its military presence and activities there.
Searching for Ground Truth in the Kunduz Hospital Bombing
28 Killed, Over 300 Wounded in Attack on Secret Service Building
Late last year, I spent some time digging into the Pentagon's "reconstruction" efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan, countries it invaded in 2001 and 2003 in tandem with a chosen crew ofwarrior corporations.
The surprise declaration by Syria's Kurds of an autonomous region inside Syria has added a surprising new complication to the hopes for a political settlement of the five year old crisis. What might be behind the decision?
TASS reports Russia donated to the Afghan government 10,000 Kalashnikov guns and 2.1 million cartridges in February, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said on Tuesday.
How a young Afghan military contractor became spectacularly rich.
America's failure to exit Afghanistan has a familiar ring
Operation Enduring ScanEagle
If you believed America's longest war, in Afghanistan, was coming to an end, be advised: It is not.
Military Taking Advantage of Obama's Granting Authority to Target Them
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The Obama administration is waging war all over the world – without congressional authorization
Amid ISIS' spread, with NATO troops pulling out, and local law enforcement agencies ill-equipped and underfunded, Afghanistan has once again become the frontline in the so-called "War On Drugs."
Responding to the deadliest attack against U.S. forces in Afghanistan in more than three years, the White House issued a statement Monday saying its "thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and their loved ones."
Growing ISIS Presence Only Adds to Problems
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that "human error" was a factor in the Oct. 3 bombing of the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that killed 30 civilians and left 37 wounded.
After 14 years of fighting in Afghanistan, the country is in worse shape than ever. NATO is trying to figure out what it can do next, after years of training and advising the Afghan army have not produced the results expected. Maybe the problem is th
The U.S. Department of Defense spent nearly $43 million on a gas station in northern Afghanistan and has been unable to explain why it cost so much, a U.S. special inspector reported on Monday.