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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

New Details On Wasteful $36 Million Army Facility In Afghanistan Could Threaten Joint Chiefs Nomination | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A congressional watchdog on Wednesday provided new details on a $36 million facility in Afghanistan that was regarded as unnecessary by ...

Slinking Out of Afghanistan? No Sir!

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

While about 9,800 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan to support such a non-combat "train, advise, and assist mission," approximately 24,000 troops will be going home under President Obama's "drawdown plan" before the end of the year.

Amanda Terkel

Top Army Watchdog Signed Off On Unwanted $36 Million Complex In Afghanistan | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Currently sitting in southwestern Afghanistan is a 64,000-square-foot military complex that commanders say they never wanted and haven't...

The $34 Million Military Headquarters That No One Will Ever Use

The Washington Post | Rajiv Chandrasekaran | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

The U.S. military has erected a 64,000-square-foot headquarters building on the dusty moonscape of southwestern Afghanistan that comes with all the to...

US troops Won't Be Sent To Pakistan: Robert Gates

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — There are no plans to deploy U.S. ground troops to Pakistan, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday, ...