Obama faces pressure to choose an Afghanistan plan that doesn't call for huge commitment of troops.
The US commander in Afghanistan essentially dismissed one White House option as 'short-sighted.' Does civilian control of the military mean McChrystal should keep his mouth shut?
There’s debate within his own administration over sending more troops to Afghanistan at a time when casualties mount and many Americans grow weary of the war.
Iraq's accusation that Syria was behind the massive Baghdad bombing a month ago Saturday has pushed relations to a new low.
With President Obama in the White House, Osama bin Laden is focusing his rhetorical attacks on the people around him.
The top commander in Afghanistan reportedly likens the US military to a bull charging at a matador and getting weaker with each cut.
It will increase its number of bomb disposal teams by half. It is also upping its order of bomb-resistant troop carriers, called M-ATVs.
Just 650 Afghans are fighting alongside the 4,000 US Marines in the Helmand province. US commanders and now Congress are pushing to grow Afghan security forces.
Mistakes in the way airstrikes were carried out in Farah Province last month may have led to the deaths of 26 Afghans, according to a Pentagon investigation released Friday.
With Gen. Stanley McChrystal on his way to Kabul, CENTCOM commander Gen. David Petraeus warned Thursday that the situation in Afghanistan is the worst since 2001.