News Always Turning the Corner in the Afghan War
http://www.fair.org, By Peter Hart
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.
News Killing of boy, 4, by US troops frays Afghan ties further
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.
News After 12 Years, £390bn, and Countless Dead, We Leave Poverty, Fraud and the Taliban in Afghanistan
The country is in such a bad way as western troops depart that leaders can only spin, almost to the point of lying
News Swimming Against the Tide in Afghanistan: Why the US Troops Dont Need to Stay
The bottom line when it comes to Afghanistan is that the U.S. has failed in virtually every one of its objectives.
News Afghan president accuses US of killing 7 children in airstrike
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.
News New video surfaces of U.S. prisoner from Afghan war
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.
News Afghanistan cracks down on advertising in favor of U.S. troops
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.
News Afghan president says U.S. should start talks with Taliban or leave
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.
News Afghan president Hamid Karzai suspects U.S. secretly behind Kabul restaurant bombing
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
News NATO chief doesn't see Karzai signing security pact
http://www.reuters.com, By Adrian Croft
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.
News Afghanistan frees detainees US calls 'dangerous'
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.
News US wars in Afghanistan, Iraq to cost $6 trillion
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 Universitys Kennedy School of Government.
News The Secret Battles Between US Forces and Chechen Terrorists
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
News Obama makes it official: U.S. planning for full Afghan withdrawal
Yahoo! News blog
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
News Former CIA Agent: Back to Afghanistan? - Michael Scheuer
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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
News Lessons from a Surge Skeptic
By Kelley Vlahos
Lt. Col. Daniel Davis reflects on the state of the Army as Afghanistan winds down.
News US seeking buyers for old military equipment
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.
News Iraq and Afghanistan: The physical and mental toll, by the numbers
http://www.washingtonpost.com, By Scott Clement
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.
News Scrap Heap of War: Billions in equipment being left behind in Afghanistan
http://www.foxnews.com, By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
How much "stuff" is the United States military leaving behind as it withdraws from Afghanistan after 12 years of war? Try some $6 billion worth. And much of it may yet end up in a junk pile.