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Suicide Blast Take Out Unlikely Victim In Afghanistan

Suicide Blast Take Out Unlikely Victim In Afghanistan

Reuters  12.26.2012
By Michael Georgy KABUL, Dec 26 (Reuters) - When a Taliban suicide bomber killed two people on the edge of the Afghan capital...
WATCH: A Look At Afghan Women Behind Bars

WATCH: A Look At Afghan Women Behind Bars

Shirin Barghi  12.13.2012
When 23-year-old Soheila was forced by her father to marry an older Afghan man, she ran away and married the man she loved. Her father...
U.S. Military Embraces Yoga To Ease War's Physical, Emotional Wounds

U.S. Military Embraces Yoga To Ease War's Physical, Emotional Wounds

David Wood  12.12.2012
For a decade, troops returning from war with mental and physical trauma have been dosed with cocktails of numbing drugs and corralled into...
Pentagon Says Afghan Forces Still Need Assistance

Pentagon Says Afghan Forces Still Need Assistance

New York Times  12.11.2012
WASHINGTON -- As President Obama considers how quickly to withdraw the remaining 68,000 American troops in Afghanistan and turn over the...
Wounded Iraq, Afghanistan Troops Increase As Pentagon Says Afghan War Will Continue

Wounded Iraq, Afghanistan Troops Increase As Pentagon Says Afghan War Will Continue

David Wood  12.10.2012
WASHINGTON -- In a grim marker of the human cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the Pentagon reported Monday that active-duty American...
Top Female Official Shot Dead In Afghanistan

Top Female Official Shot Dead In Afghanistan

Reuters  12.10.2012
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Unknown gunmen shot dead a senior female government worker on Monday, officials in eastern...
Taliban Claims Assassination Attempt On Afghan Spy Chief

Taliban Claims Assassination Attempt On Afghan Spy Chief

Reuters  12. 6.2012
By Michael Georgy KABUL, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Taliban said on Thursday they carried out a suicide bombing that wounded...
'Fighting Joe' To Take Over In Afghanistan

'Fighting Joe' To Take Over In Afghanistan

Reuters  12. 4.2012
By David Alexander WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, who takes over as head of international...
Cheap And Deadly, U.S. Drones Ignite Global Arms Race In Unmanned Strike Weapons

Cheap And Deadly, U.S. Drones Ignite Global Arms Race In Unmanned Strike Weapons

David Wood  11.27.2012
WASHINGTON -- The drone wars are here. While President Obama ponders new legal and moral guidelines to govern America's growing use of...
U.S. May Leave 10,000 Troops In Afghanistan After 2014

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

  11.26.2012
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...
James Bond In Afghanistan

James Bond In Afghanistan

  11.19.2012
British troops in Afghanistan were left more stirred than shaken on Sunday -- not by the harsh realities of war, but rather, by an appearance...
What Will The Afghanistan War Legacy Be?

What Will The Afghanistan War Legacy Be?

www.csmonitor.com  10.30.2012
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- There may be two years left on the clock for the war in Afghanistan, but NATO's ability to shape events has largely...
Insider Attack Kills 2 Foreign Soldiers In Afghanistan

Insider Attack Kills 2 Foreign Soldiers In Afghanistan

Reuters  10.30.2012
KABUL, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A man wearing an Afghan police uniform shot dead two members of Afghanistan's NATO-led force in the south of...
Amazing Photos Capture Afghanistan In Transition

Amazing Photos Capture Afghanistan In Transition

Eline Gordts  10.26.2012
When NATO and the U.S. pull out of Afghanistan at the end of 2014, for many Afghans, the conflict will be far from over. Tens of thousands...