Topic: Wardak Province
Twelve Americans, one Canadian, and four Afghans were killed in the Kabul suicide attack Saturday.
10/29/2011 12:16 pm
The US Embassy attack and others around Kabul cause few casualties but may signal the Taliban's desire to engage in a politically and psychologically effective war of attrition.
09/13/2011 04:46 pm
The claim adds to a series of mixed messages that are complicating the Taliban's efforts to become an accepted, legitimate political force in Afghanistan's government.
09/11/2011 12:51 pm
While the raid is unlikely to have a significant effect on the Taliban, it holds symbolic importance for the US Special Forces community.
08/10/2011 11:25 am
SEAL Team Six: In death as in everyday duty, the SEALs and their families are insular, with their own intimate support system that few outsiders can grasp, residents with close ties to the unit said.
08/09/2011 11:51 am
The rugged CH-47 Chinook helicopter that crashed in Afghanistan flies fast and has double the lift capacity of its Vietnam-era forebears. But it is loud, and vulnerable, while preparing to land.
08/08/2011 03:00 pm
Navy SEALs and Afghan troops were killed over the weekend in a helicopter crash south of Kabul. Navy SEALs, along with other US special forces, have been very involved in the war on terrorism.
08/08/2011 09:54 am
The Taliban claimed responsibility for Saturday's deadly crash of a US military helicopter, and many Afghans say they doubt NATO's ability to turn back what appears to be fresh momentum for the Taliban.
08/07/2011 01:35 pm
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
Helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan killed 31 US special forces troops and seven Afghan commandos. Officials are working to determine if insurgents brought down the craft, and if so, what technology allowed them to do so.
08/06/2011 12:22 pm