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Leaving Afghanistan

General Talks Troops In Afghanistan After 2014

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The U.S. should keep troops in Afghanistan after the combat mission ends next year, but a decision on the number can wait until the...

Pulling Out Of Afghanistan A Logistical 'Nightmare'

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2012 | World

By Rob Taylor KABUL, Aug 26 (Reuters) - A senior U.S. logistics commander rejected accusations on Sunday from frontline combat troops t...

Wars of Attrition

Nick Turse | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Nick Turse

More than 40 years after the Vietnam War's Tet Offensive, after more than a decade of war in Afghanistan, even after reviving the counterinsurgency doctrine (only to see it crash-and-burn in short order), the U.S. military still doesn't get it.