The Scoundrel Who Defines Afghanistan
He fought with the Soviets, then led the cavalry and B-52 bombers to rout the Taliban.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Unknown Soldiers: Twenty-four flags for a fallen hero
Robert and Linda Ollis were on an August 2013 trip to London when they were awakened by a call from back home.
Christian Science Monitor
Allowing Afghanistan's future to be hijacked
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.
Stuff Said About the Afghan Election Audit
The internationally supervised, slow-moving audit of 8.1 million Afghan votes from last month's disputed presidential runoff resumed Sunday, a day after differences between the rival candidates over ballot scrutiny led to its temporary suspension.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with U.S.
Afghan demonstrators shout slogans against Israel during a rally marking Al-Quds Day in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 25, 2014.
AMC Gives Pilot Order To Geopolitical Drama Set In Afghanistan From Chris Mundy & Tom Freston
AMC continues to explore new places and genres with a pilot order to White City , geopolitical drama focused on Western diplomats and journalists living in Afghanistan.
Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road overnight Friday, an official said.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Quadruple Threat: Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine, All Rolled into One
Despite the Pentagon's nonstop jawboning about joint operations-where the military's four sister services cooperate to prevail on the battlefield-those with time in uniform will tell you that each service is like a foreign land to the other three.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghan Youth Debates: More Polling Stations Open in Paktia Polls
Officials in Afghanistan's southeastern Paktia province say the second round of the presidential election was a significant improvement on the first.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghan Youth Debates: No State Interference in June Run-Off
Despite predictions that the Afghan authorities would interfere in the second round of the presidential ballot, electoral officials and security commanders in the east of the country insist there were no real problems there.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Aiken Standard
New principal values military experience
Phyllis Gamble brings an entirely different path to her new appointment as the North Augusta Middle School principal - seven years with the Army on active duty, and in 2005, nine months in Afghanistan with the Army Reserves.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
National Review Online
America's Never-Used $2.89 Million Food Processing Facility in Afghanistan
The Pentagon spent $2.89 million to build a food processing facility in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, a project of the Department of Defense's Task Force for Business and Stability Operations.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Some in Congress now question Afghanistan drawdown
President Barack Obama as he is briefed by Marine General Joseph Dunford, commander of the US-led International Security Assistance Force , right, after arriving at Bagram Air Field for an unannounced visit north of Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Brattleboro scientist returns from Afghanistan
Like soldiers based in Afghanistan, Drew Adam at times had to wear protective gear, ride in heavily armored vehicles and take shelter when rockets were fired in the direction of his base.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
'Military did not support fixing Afghan exit date'
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/19-Jul-2014/military-did-not-support-fixing-afghan-exit-date For news details Read on : 'Military did not support fixing Afghan exit date' WASHINGTON : US military officials would have preferred the United States not announce a date for ending its troop presence in Afghanistan, as the ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Kerry gets a diplomatic win in Afghanistan
But Secretary of State John Kerry scored a big diplomatic victory last week: He persuaded both candidates in Afghanistan's presidential run-off to accept a UN-led audit of all 8 million ballots in the wake of allegations of massive fraud.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
An embrace and a handshake: how John Kerry brokered peace between Afghan rivals
It was late on Saturday evening in a fourth-floor room of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Kabul that the election crisis in Afghanistan that had threatened to divide the nation was staved off.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Big News Network.com
John Kerry seeks end to polls crisis in Afghanistan
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Exclusive: White House Issues Ultimatum to Afghanistan to Resolve...
The White House has given an ultimatum to Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates: Resolve the dispute over last month's election, or the United States will move forward with plans for immediate withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the war-torn nation by the end of the summer, sources told President Barack Obama has tasked Secretary of State John ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
State Department Issues SecurityMessage for U.S. Citizens in Kabul
The Overseas Security Advisory Council issued a message on Wednesday to the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan warning of a threat of attack against an "unnamed U.S.-based agricultural non-governmental organization compound" located near the Afghan Parliament building and a university in Kabul.