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Taliban Launch Spring Offensive with a Bloody Bang. Can the US Stop the Afghan Conflict?

Abdullah Sharif | Posted 04.23.2017 | World
Abdullah Sharif

April 19 Big Bang (Photo: On Tuesday April 19th, a powerful Vehicle Born Improvised Explosive Device hit the headquarters of an Af...

The Afghan Ethno-Tribal Army

Abdullah Sharif | Posted 06.19.2016 | World
Abdullah Sharif

The Afghan security forces are no longer bound to limit their night time raids and to not use heavy weapons in fighting the Taliban insurgency.

Greg Rosalsky

As Afghan Security Forces Training Flounders, Pentagon Alters Progress Levels, Hearing Testimony Shows | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After more than a decade and nearly $50 billion spent on building the Afghan National Security Forces, the Pentagon is still struggling ...

Joshua Hersh

Corruption Is Impeding Independent Afghan Military Operations, Afghan General Says | Joshua Hersh | Posted 05.18.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Close ties between Afghan Taliban or criminal elements and officials highly placed in the government threaten to prevent the Afg...

Security Jitters in Afghanistan

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Afghan and NATO forces ended a 24-hour attack by militants on the U.S. embassy and NATO headquarters in what has been a secure district in Kabul, raising new concerns about Afghanistan's security.

Who's the Huckster for This High-Interest War?

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

On Afghanistan, either the general or the president (or both) is a huckster for this high-interest war. We'll know from the White House's response to this military media blitz just who the huckster really is.