The remarkable story of the US Army Special Forces who slipped into Afghanistan on horseback and fought the war’s most successful campaign
As part of the counterinsurgency mission, US Army units will return to the same regions in order to build on experience and develop stronger relationships on the ground.
The Defense secretary responded Thursday to mounting doubts about the war by saying that the US must stay in order to defeat Al Qaeda, which remains a threat.
The assassination of a high-ranking official underscores the strength of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Security guards at the US Embassy in Afghanistan indulged in hazing and nudity, the Project on Government Oversight says. It calls for Pentagon oversight.
They make up 57 percent of Pentagon's personnel in Afghanistan, report shows.
Drumbeat of opposition grows louder as antiwar movement looks to ramp up in the fall – and as some in Congress start talking of planning for the US exit.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal submitted his recommendations Monday for a revised strategy to turn around the conflict.
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.
A report by the Centers for Disease Control, released Tuesday, raises concern about Washington’s potential response to the H1N1 virus.