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U.S. Intelligence Estimate Predicts Big Rollbacks In Afghanistan: Report

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - A new U.S. intelligence estimate predicts that gains the United States and allies have made in the Afghanistan war in...

Pentagon Says Afghan Forces Will Need 'Substantial' Help Beyond 2014

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Tuesday it is offering no "zero option" for the number of troops that would remain in Afghanistan after the U.S. ...

The Afghanistan Report The Pentagon Doesn't Want You To Read

Rolling Stone | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

Earlier this week, the New York Times' Scott Shane published a bombshell piece about Lt. Colonel Daniel Davis, a 17-year Army veteran recently returne...

Afghanistan War Review Conclusions Misguided

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Barbara Lee

It is deeply disappointing that after nine years of war, thousands of American casualties, and the inability of the Afghan government to rise above its corruption and incompetence, we are no closer to ending our role in this conflict.

Reviewing Afghanistan

Sen. Tom Udall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Tom Udall

As I await the promised December 2010 review of our current progress in Afghanistan, I have become worried that many inside the administration may be attempting to downplay what is included within the report.

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch Report on ISI-Sponsored Hell in Af-Pak

Melissa Roddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melissa Roddy

If NATO withdraws before the Afghan government can effectively defend Afghanistan against the ongoing attacks by Pakistan's proxies, the country will experience a bloody competition for power, even worse than the 1990s.

Who Leaked The McChrystal Report To Woodward?

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bob Woodward's Monday-morning exclusive on a 66-page report from Gen. Stanley McChrystal to President Barack Obama about Afghanistan policy was a rite...

Burhanuddin Rabbani, Former Afghan President, Survives Taliban Ambush

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Burhanuddin Rabbani, a former Afghan president, has survived a Taliban ambush in northern Kunduz province, officials have said. Rabbani, now a memb...

Government Study Warns Afghanistan In A "Downward Spiral": Report

New York Times | MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A draft report by American intelligence agencies concludes that Afghanistan is in a "downward spiral" and casts serious doubt on the ability of the Af...

"Grim" Afghanistan Report Kept Secret By US Government

ABC News | Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

US intelligence analysts are putting the final touches on a secret National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Afghanistan that reportedly describes the s...