Topic: Seth Jones
Neither Afghan nor American observers expect the Kabul attack on the InterContinental Hotel to shut down the peace process.
06/29/2011 12:25 pm
How many US troops are coming home from Afghanistan this year? On the eve of Obama's speech on his promised July start to the drawdown of American forces, here are three scenarios.
06/21/2011 09:23 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
Nine NATO soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday in Afghanistan. Nearly 2,100 NATO troops have died in the nine-year Afghanistan war, with 529 just this year.
09/21/2010 09:32 am
US officials recently praised Pakistan for taking the fight to extremist groups in its midst. Now, a report from the RAND Corp. says some official elements in Pakistan are still thwarting counterterrorism efforts – and that the US should withhold some aid as a result.
06/21/2010 06:06 pm
The Army is preparing for a new offensive in South Waziristan. A US drone strike Thursday killed at least nine in the area.
06/18/2009 01:00 am
Top concerns are troop levels and yardsticks for success
04/01/2009 01:00 am
The opium trade helps fund the insurgency but also provides farmers livelihood.
12/26/2008 12:00 am
Some tribes have forced insurgents from their area, but many risks remain.
10/16/2008 01:00 am
It plans to send more troops to Afghanistan and ramp up attacks in Pakistan.
09/11/2008 01:00 am