Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered the release of numerous dangerous criminals and drug traffickers detained by US-led coalition forces, leaked American diplomatic cables revealed Tuesday. American officials said they repeatedly rebuked the
Little progress has been made against Taliban fighters and the Afghan government remains weak and rife with corruption, according to the Pentagon's semiannual report to Congress on the war in Afghanistan. The report, titled "Progress Toward Securi
MI6 agents were responsible for promoting an impostor who they believed was a senior Taliban commander key to the Afghan peace process, the Times reported Friday.
President Hamid Karzai said the US must reduce the visibility and intensity of its military operations in Afghanistan and end the increased U.S. Special Operations forces night raids that aggravate Afghans and could exacerbate the Taliban insurgency.
The Obama administration has decided to de-emphasize plans to begin withdrawing US forces from Afghanistan starting July 2011, administration and military officials said Tuesday.
Rand Paul said today that there needs to be a national debate on Afghanistan and presidential power.
The general says, “You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil,” adding “guys like that ain’t got no manhood left anyways. So it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them.”
Haass, the president of CFR, all-but-admitting the war in Afghanistan was a lost cause and suggesting ways that Western goals of terrorist containment could be achieved via other, less costly and invasive strategies.
New 2014 Drawdown Date Is 'Non-Binding'