Topic: Sami Kovanen
A Kabul pilot with 20 years' experience in the Afghan military killed eight soldiers and one foreign contractor. It's the most recent in an new spate of such attacks.
04/27/2011 12:55 pm
The Taliban appear to be making good on a promise to escalate violence in Kandahar, where NATO is planning to launch what it sees as the next major offensive of the Afghanistan war.
04/26/2010 01:00 pm
As forces of the 10th Mountain Division have poured into Wardak Province to combat the Taliban, they've also had to battle a cool reception.
07/07/2009 01:00 am
Promises of cash and jobs – rather than ideological pledges – help prompt fighters to lay down their arms. But questions remain about the program's efficacy.
04/27/2009 01:00 am
The US, Pakistan coordinate troops to prevent militants from fleeing to either side.
02/13/2009 12:00 am
Insurgents attacked three government offices in a heavily fortified area Wednesday, a day before US envoy Holbrooke's visit.
02/12/2009 12:00 am
Militant attacks are increasing outside the Taliban's southern stronghold, such as Sunday's on President Hamid Karzai.
04/29/2008 01:00 am