Topic: Anbar Salvation Council
The influx of U.S. troops to Afghanistan aims to 'clear' Taliban from population centers, then 'hold' them until Afghans can 'build' normal lives. The Pentagon looks to the Iraq surge for lessons.
05/08/2010 11:30 am
Heading into this week's summit of Afghan allies in London, the top US general in Afghanistan said he supported President Hamid Karzai's plan to reach out to the Taliban.
01/27/2010 08:42 pm
With echoes of the Anbar Awakening in Iraq, the US is arming, training, and paying Afghans to set up village militias.
04/13/2009 01:00 am
At a flash point for violence, an Army general plays diplomat.
10/21/2008 01:00 am
Some tribes have forced insurgents from their area, but many risks remain.
10/16/2008 01:00 am
Gen. David Petraeus, who handed over command on Tuesday to Gen. Raymond Odierno, will lead US Central Command.
09/17/2008 01:00 am
Afghan and NATO officials are seeing a rise in numbers of foreign fighters in Afghanistan at the same time US officials say attacks by Al Qaeda in Iraq have sharply dropped.
08/19/2008 01:00 am
Used wisely, talks provide leverage, not appeasement.
05/29/2008 01:00 am
Growing divisions among pro-US Sunni tribal chiefs threatens to unravel American gains against Al Qaeda.
02/13/2008 12:00 am