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Afghanistan 2014

This 20 Minute Film Could Change Your Mind About Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts

“They have gardens everywhere,” says filmmaker Brenda Dorne. She’s enthusing about an unlikely subject: the Afghan National Army, soon to be the...

McCain, Graham Put Heat On Foreign Leader

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

* U.S., Kabul seeking to shape post-2014 troop presence * Prisoner issue further straining ties * Senator warns of "irre...

'Afghans Want Us To Stay'

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | World

By Phil Stewart and Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - The United States is unlikely to be forced into a "zero option" o...

Obama Expected To Make Big Announcement On Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

STOCKHOLM, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will announce in the next few weeks how many combat troops the United States will leave in...

U.S. May Leave 10,000 Troops In Afghanistan After 2014

Posted 11.26.2012 | World

The White House is considering a plan to leave around 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after 2014, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to ...

Next Afghanistan Commander Supports Troops There Past 2014

Foreign Policy | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

The next commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan is prepared to testify that he wants to see a robust U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan after the end...

Pulling Out Of Afghanistan A Logistical 'Nightmare'

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2012 | World

By Rob Taylor KABUL, Aug 26 (Reuters) - A senior U.S. logistics commander rejected accusations on Sunday from frontline combat troops t...

Joshua Hersh

In Afghanistan, New Mantra Is 'Get Rich By 2014' -- Or Bust

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 05.18.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- About three years ago, Abdul Fattah grew tired of seeing his cousins driving fancy cars, impressing girls and earning the respec...

Amanda Terkel

Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Introduce Afghanistan Withdrawal Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Feb. 17, 2009, President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan. The move, he argued, was ...

Amanda Terkel

Obama: 'We Will Defeat Al Qaeda'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is confident that the United States will be able to defeat al Qaeda and prevent the Taliban from regaining contro...

Amanda Terkel

Hillary Clinton Labels Arizona Shooter An Extremist 'Motivated By His Own Political Views'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While many are still debating whether Saturday's tragic shooting in Arizona was politically driven, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton s...

Amanda Terkel

Vice President Biden Tells Afghans: U.S. Willing To Stay Beyond 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Biden told reporters at a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday that the United States is willing to stay in Afghanistan b...

Amanda Terkel

Joe Biden: We'll Be Out Of Afghanistan By 2014, 'Come Hell Or High Water'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Biden promised Sunday that the United States will withdraw from Afghanistan by 2014, "come hell or high water." Last wee...

Biden: Afghanistan Withdrawal In 2014 Is 'Drop Dead Date'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LISBON, Portugal -- President Barack Obama and NATO's 27 other leaders open a two-day summit Friday on keeping the Cold War alliance relevant - but th...