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  • Taliban Warns Afghanistan Will Become 'Graveyard' For US

    Taliban Warns Afghanistan Will Become 'Graveyard' For US

    The Taliban warned that Afghanistan would become "a graveyard" for the United States Tuesday after President Donald Trump cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country.

  • Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis Says NATO Must Finish The Job In Afghanistan

    Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis Says NATO Must Finish The Job In Afghanistan

    Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told NATO allies Thursday they must finish the job in Afghanistan or risk terrorist revenge as the alliance readied a troop increase to counter a resurgent Taliban.

  • House of Cards, Master of None, War Machine, and More on Netflix in May

    House of Cards, Master of None, War Machine, and More on Netflix in May

    The White House drama returns for a fifth showing, Aziz Ansari is on his second year at Netflix, and Brad Pitt stars in an Afghanistan war parody.

  • Former US President George W Bush's Portrait Collection Tops Bestseller Lists

    Former US President George W Bush's Portrait Collection Tops Bestseller Lists

    A book collection of paintings of military veterans by former US President George W Bush has raced to the top of US bestseller lists. Subtitled "A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors," the volume features 66 portraits of wounded or traumatized personnel he has met who served in the US Army in Iraq or Afghanistan following the terror ...

  • Full Text Of Amritsar Declaration At The 6th Ministerial Conference Of Heart Of Asia

    Full Text Of Amritsar Declaration At The 6th Ministerial Conference Of Heart Of Asia

    The Heart Of Asia conference in Amritsar called for immediate elimination of terrorism to help the war-ravaged country in its political and economic transition.

  • Number Of Afghans Fleeing War Doubles To 1.2 Million, Says Amnesty

    Number Of Afghans Fleeing War Doubles To 1.2 Million, Says Amnesty

    The number of people internally displaced by war in Afghanistan has doubled since 2012 to 1.2 million, Amnesty International said Tuesday, citing government neglect and a lack of international attention.

  • Civilian Casualties In Afghanistan Hit Record High: UN

    Civilian Casualties In Afghanistan Hit Record High: UN

    Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread across the country in the wake of the withdrawal of most international troops, the United Nations reported today.

  • Former Afghanistan War Prisoner Bowe Bergdahl Questioned in Army Probe

    Former Afghanistan War Prisoner Bowe Bergdahl Questioned in Army Probe

    Freed U.S. prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl on Wednesday answered all questions put to him by the U.S. Army general investigating the circumstances leading to his capture by the Taliban, Bergdahl's attorney said.

  • US has "Enormous Concerns" for Afghanistan Elections - John Kerry

    US has "Enormous Concerns" for Afghanistan Elections - John Kerry

    The United States has "enormous concerns" for restoration of the credibility of the elections process in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.

  • Afghan War Inflicting Devastating Toll on Civilians - United Nations

    Afghan War Inflicting Devastating Toll on Civilians - United Nations

    Afghanistan's war is inflicting an increasingly devastating toll on the civilian population, with the number of casualties rising by almost a quarter in the first half of this year, the United Nations said in a report on Wednesday.

  • Afghanistan nearing turning point: John Kerry, Hillary Clinton

    Afghanistan nearing turning point: John Kerry, Hillary Clinton

    Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor, Hillary Rodham Clinton, say Afghanistan is reaching a turning point that will be critical to maintaining advances made by women since the end of Taliban rule.

  • UK troops briefly return to Afghan district

    UK troops briefly return to Afghan district

    Britain has sent its troops back to a bloody district of Helmand Province to assist Afghan forces, raising further questions about Afghan readiness to maintain security after NATO forces withdraw.

  • Afghan troop levels top agenda in Barack Obama-Hamid Karzai talks

    Afghan troop levels top agenda in Barack Obama-Hamid Karzai talks

    President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai began a crucial round of talks on Friday that are expected to help determine how fast the United States withdraws troops from Afghanistan and whether it leaves a residual force after 2014.

  • Barack Obama, Hamid Karzai meeting to discuss ending Afghan war

    Barack Obama, Hamid Karzai meeting to discuss ending Afghan war

    Charting the course for a war's end, President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai meet Friday at the White House to discuss the future of the U.S. role in Afghanistan and the 66,000 American troops in harm's way.

  • Barack Obama must clean up Afghanistan politics: Opposition leader

    Barack Obama must clean up Afghanistan politics: Opposition leader

    Prominent Afghan opposition leader Ahmad Zia Masood has urgent advice for President Barack Obama in his second term - clean up Afghan politics before the next election or risk civil war.

  • Taliban urge Barack Obama to pull troops out now

    Taliban urge Barack Obama to pull troops out now

    Taliban insurgents told re-elected President Barack Obama on Wednesday to admit that the United States has lost the war in Afghanistan and pull its troops out now.

  • Afghanistan war enters 12th year

    Afghanistan war enters 12th year

    Nobody wants a repeat of the bloody ethnic fighting that followed the Soviet exit from Afghanistan in the 1990s, least of all 32-year-old Wahidullah who was crippled by a bullet that pierced his spine during the civil war.

  • NATO, Taliban joust over state of Afghanistan war

    NATO, Taliban joust over state of Afghanistan war

    The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday dismissed NATO figures showing a decrease in insurgent attacks, saying the statistics reflect troop withdrawals and a "cowardly" avoidance of contact. NATO's latest official figures show attacks on its forces dropped by five per cent in the first eight months of this year, but are still running at about 100 a day.

  • Americans tune out Afghan war as fighting rages on

    Americans tune out Afghan war as fighting rages on

    It was once President Barack Obama's "war of necessity." Now, it's America's forgotten war. The Afghan conflict generates barely a whisper on the US presidential campaign trail. It's not a hot topic at the office water cooler or in the halls of Congress - even though more than 80,000 American troops are still fighting here and dying at a rate of on...

  • NATO shifts to help an elusive Afghanistan peace

    NATO shifts to help an elusive Afghanistan peace

    US President Barack Obama and NATO allies declared on Sunday that the end of the long and unpopular Afghanistan war is in sight even as they struggled to hold their fighting force together in the face of dwindling patience and shaky unity.

  • US suspects NATO forces lured by Taliban into deadly raid

    US suspects NATO forces lured by Taliban into deadly raid

    NATO forces may have been lured into attacking friendly Pakistani border posts in a calculated maneuver by the Taliban, according to preliminary US military reports on the deadliest friendly fire incident with Pakistan since the Afghanistan war began.

  • Cheryl Cole might be a terrorist target

    Cheryl Cole might be a terrorist target

    She has become a "prime target" for Jihadis after visiting British troops in Afghanistan, some Britain-based radicals have warned.

  • US pulling back in Afghan valley it called vital to war

    US pulling back in Afghan valley it called vital to war

    After years of fighting for control of a prominent valley in the rugged mountains of eastern Afghanistan, the United States military has begun to pull back most of its forces from ground it once insisted was central to the campaign against the Taliban and Al Qaeda.The withdrawal from the Pech Valley, a remote region in Kunar Province, formally bega...

  • NATO to deploy radar planes to Afghanistan

    NATO to deploy radar planes to Afghanistan

    NATO on Friday decided to deploy AWACS radar aircraft to Afghanistan to monitor the growing traffic of aerial missions against Taliban insurgents, the Western military alliance said.Allies reached an agreement for the "AWACS to begin their operations in Afghanistan in mid-January," NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu told AFP.Two planes will take part i...

  • Pak army blames helicopters for 3 dead soldiers

    Pak army blames helicopters for 3 dead soldiers

    A deadly incident in the area along the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan has had wider repercussions.The Pakistani army said its men at a checkpoint area had fired warning shots at two NATO helicopters, which responded with missiles that destroyed the border post, killing three soldiers and wounding three more.NATO said it was investigating,...

  • Taliban have reached out to Karzai: Petraeus

    The top American commander in Afghanistan said Monday that high-level Taliban leaders had reached out to senior Afghan government officials in the context of starting reconciliation discussions that could pave the way to end the fighting in Afghanistan.

  • British cuts to military concern US officials

    British cuts to military concern US officials

    Plans by the British government to make significant cuts in defense spending have spurred concerns among American military experts about Britain's ability to carry out its role as the United States' most dependable ally.

  • Gates fefends policy on Afghanistan and the debate that shaped it

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Thursday rejected assertions that a fractious internal debate had hobbled policy for Afghanistan, expressing full confidence in the strategy and saying that he expected no major shift in direction when the Obama administration completed a review of the war effort in December.

  • Nine NATO members killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

    Nine NATO  members killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

    NATO says nine service members with the international coalition in Afghanistan died Tuesday after their helicopter crashed in the volatile south.Two other coalition troops, an Afghan National Army soldier and a US civilian received injuries in the crash and were transported to a military medical center for treatment, the coalition said.NATO did not...

  • Donkey lifeline for Afghan polling stations

    Donkey lifeline for Afghan polling stations

    In the run up to this weekend's parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, officials from remote areas collected election materials to deliver them by donkey to remote areas with no road access. (Dari) Mohammad Yahya, a polling station official said, "We've walked for five hours to carry this election material back to our area by donkey. It's so our p...

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