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2 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times
A specially trained and equipped Afghan Army quick reaction force is in danger of having its vehicles fall into disrepair, and its soldiers miss out on training due to an inability to supply much-need spare parts and training, a Congressionally-mandated watchdog organization has found.
5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
5 hrs ago | ABC News
Hundreds of thousands of U.S.-made machine guns, rifles and pistols supplied to the Afghan National Security Forces have been sloppily inventoried, raising the risk that some could end up in enemy hands, a watchdog reported Monday.
It was a homecoming of sorts for Lt. Col. Paul Larson, returning to this remote corner of southern Afghanistan at the twilight of America's longest war.
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko has shined a spotlight on billions of U.S. tax dollars wasted in the region since taking the position in 2012.
The election authorities in Afghanistan insist they will do their best to ensure the total recount of votes cast in the June 14 ballot will meet its deadline despite frequent stalling.
An exhibition of the artist's cartoons at the French institute in Kabul shows that political satire is alive in Afghanistan, despite concerns over freedom of expression.
Mahmud Raoi, Afghanistan - Taliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local ... (more)
A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.
Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.
Taliban fighters are scoring gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local elders.
When the Americans took Kabul, they discovered that one of the clichs about Afghanistan was wrong.
Nearly five years after the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan , I was having dinner in Kabul with friends, including my wife and son visiting from Europe.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 07:34 am
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