The Persian Gulf harbors an array of extremely compromising secrets. Near the top is the Afghan heroin ratline – with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) positioned as the golden node of a transnational, trillion dollar heroin money laundering operation
Afghanistan -- According to Axios and other establishment media, declassified US intelligence claims that China paid bounties to "non-state actors" in Afghanistan to kill Pentagon troops.
A U.S.-Backed Militia That Kills Children May Be America's Exit Strategy From Its Longest War
Police Chief claims civilians died in mine explosions
Massive $740 billion legislation includes provisions to block troop drawdowns in Afghanistan and Germany
--administration taking numbers in each one-time warzone to just 2,500
Donald Trump is using some of his final few weeks as president to withdraw more troops from the Middle East as part of his campaign promise to end foreign wars and bring military members home.
Let's not let fears of "Trump loyalists" overshadow positive outcomes.
Officials say deal most reasonable way to end the war
There is a lot to cheer about when it comes to most of President Trump's foreign policy statements. He regularly tells us he is ending foreign wars and bringing troops home.
Josh Sigurdson reports on the recent news that President Trump is pulling the troops from Afghanistan in December.
US envoy for peace process says violence in Afghanistan is too high
"There is no… sound reason for the United States to continue sacrificing precious lives and treasure in a conflict not directly connected to our safety or other vital national interests."
It took seven months of bickering about prisoners, multiple trips from U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to Doha, Kabul, and Islamabad and a few breakdowns along the way.
The US is in peace talks with the Taliban. Concerns mount. Will the Taliban Hold Up Their End of the Deal?
Exclusive– Pompeo on Afghan Peace Talks: 'We're on a Pathway to Achieve' Zero U.S. Forces in Afghanistan by Spring 2021
President Trump on Thursday announced his intent to nominate a new U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, looking to fill a role left empty since the previous ambassador stepped down in January.
Choosing William Ruger as Ambassador Could Help Bring the Troops Home
Says 4,000 to 5,000 will be left after pullout