Topic: Afghan National Army
Some local Afghan officials are hoping to end the decade-long Afghan war by negotiating with the Taliban – province by province.
09/06/2011 02:23 pm
US forces have had to return to a key outpost they left to Afghan forces in March. Now, the US commander there is trying to forge a new partnership to bring the Afghans up to speed.
08/31/2011 12:04 pm
A resurgent Taliban took responsibility for the attack on the British Council in Kabul, which came on the anniversary of Afghanistan's independence from Britain nearly a century ago.
08/19/2011 08:40 am
A NATO helicopter was shot down while on a nighttime raid in Afghanistan, killing 31 US special-operations troops. Nighttime helicopter raids are an essential tool of counterterrorism.
08/06/2011 01:53 pm
As NATO presence recedes, the return of the Taliban in Afghanistan’s eastern Nuristan Province and Kunar Province has some Afghans concerned.
07/21/2011 01:37 pm
As Obama's promise of a troop drawdown nears, the US military says the surge of tens of thousands of NATO reinforcements that began last year has won some and lost some against the Taliban but needs more time to succeed.
06/10/2011 03:38 pm
NATO surge strategy aims to boost Afghan security forces. But, as the recent assassination of a provincial police chief of Kandahar showed, they're still far form secure.
06/10/2011 03:33 pm
Afghan leader Hamid Karzai issues another ultimatum over deadly air strikes. But a shift in NATO strategy might result in even more civilian casualties.
05/31/2011 06:22 pm
Attackers stormed a police compound in Afghanistan's Khost province, killing at least three police officers Sunday. It's latest in a series of insurgent attacks on government, military, or police compounds.
05/22/2011 10:34 am
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