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NATO Aims To Have Rapid-Reaction Force By Next Year

AP | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG | Posted 01.31.2015 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO expects to have an interim rapid-reaction force in place by next year to deal with new security challenges in Europe and elsewh...

Can We Afford Another Failed State in Afghanistan? Beyond the 2014 Drawdown

Zaman Stanizai | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Zaman Stanizai

In the annals of U.S. foreign policy, Afghanistan stands as a typical case where a flawed military strategy has sidelined viable political solutions. Washington incentivized war through perks and privileges, and four-star promotions and undermined peace efforts. The U.S. has had a war strategy, but no political strategy or a clear exit strategy.

Insurgents Kill 8 Afghans Working At U.S. Base

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents pulled over a minivan with eight young laborers on their way to work at a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan on Th...

Green-On-Blue Attacks Take Deadly Toll In Afghanistan | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An audacious Taliban attack on a heavily fortified base in southern Afghanistan did far more damage than initially reported, des...

9/11 Took A Generation From Classrooms To War

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 11.11.2011 | Education

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press PATROL BASE FULOD, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Marine swings his metal detector, scanning debris, rocks and sw...

10 Reasons to Oppose the War in Libya

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

We are fueling a civil war and stalemate. Both sides claim to be winning. Both are losing. We ought to be promoting a political solution, because there is no military solution.

U.S. Rescue Forces May Have Killed Abducted Briton

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A kidnapped British aid worker may have been killed by her American rescuers, rather than her Taliban captors, officials said Monday. T...

Afghan War Enters 10th Year With Uncertain Future Under Obama

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — It's make-or-break time in Afghanistan. The war enters its 10th year Thursday, and this is no ordinary anniversary....

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Eyeing War Crimes In Afghanistan

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court said Wednesday he is collecting information on possible war crimes by NATO ...

Taliban Bombs 5 Schools In Pakistan

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Militant attacks killed a Pakistani soldier near the crucial supply route to U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan on Monday,...