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White House: No Change In Strategy After 'Inexplicable' Killings

AP | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Monday the war strategy in Afghanistan remains intact despite the mass killing of Afgh...

Why Are We in Afghanistan?

Ethan Casey | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Ethan Casey

Why are we in Afghanistan? I really don't know anymore. We fear -- with some real cause -- that "Islamists" hate America and want to bring us down. But does that fear justify committing atrocities ourselves?

Iran Demands Afghanistan Cancel US Drone Flights

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's foreign minister demanded Thursday that Afghanistan stop allowing the U.S. to use bases in the country to launch drone fli...

Afghan National Assembly Backs U.S. Security Pact

AP | AMIR SHAH and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — President Hamid Karzai received a resounding endorsement Saturday from a traditional national assembly to negotiate a secur...

On Afghan War Anniversary, U.S. Outposts Target Of Suicide Attacks

Posted 12.07.2011 | World

By DEB RIECHMANN -- The Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber and rocket fire struck U.S.-run outposts near the Pakistani b...

Contradicting UN Stats, U.S. Says Insurgent Attacks In Afghanistan Down

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.29.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — International forces in Afghanistan released new data Thursday showing violence trending downward in their favor, only a da...

UN Says Violent Incidents In Afghanistan Up Almost 40 From Last Year

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The monthly average of armed clashes, roadside bombings and other violence in Afghanistan is running 39 percent ahead of la...