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Without U.S. Assistance, Afghan Army's Death Rate Soars

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 10.03.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan army desperate for more advanced military equipment is suffering death rates 30 percent higher in the 2014 fight...

Key Karzai Ally Resigns

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

By Mirwais Harooni and Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi KABUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak resigned on Tuesday afte...

Defense Secretary In Afghanistan To Assess War

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday pressured Pakistan to do more to root out the al-Qaida-linked Haqqani terro...

U.S., Afghanistan Agree On Handover Of Prisons

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.08.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military and the Afghan government sealed an agreement Friday on the gradual transfer of control of the main U.S. ...

US Ignores Afghanistan's Growing Security Problems Because Of Iraq, Afghan Official Says

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — U.S. military successes in Iraq have forced sophisticated and well-trained insurgents to pour into Afghanistan instead, the...