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NATO To Leave 12,000 Troops In Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

By David Brunnstrom and Adrian Croft WASHINGTON, June 4 (Reuters) - A NATO-led training mission in Afghanistan next year is likely to ...

NATO Troops Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2014 | World

KABUL, April 26 (Reuters) - Five service members were killed when a British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led coa...

Afghanistan, U.S. Reach Deal On Troop Withdrawal

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's president on Wednesday relented in his demand for all U.S. special operations forces to withdraw from a strategic ...

5 U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.11.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan has killed five American service members, officials said Tuesday. Monday night'...

Afghan Soldier Kills 2 NATO Troops In Latest Rogue Attack

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 10.26.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents beheaded 17 people at a party in a Taliban-controlled area, and an Afghan soldier killed two U.S. troops, bring...

NATO Airstrike Killed 18 Civilians, Afghan Leader Says

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president said Thursday that 18 people killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday were a...

Afghan Soldier Kills NATO Troops

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan security forces shot and killed three international troops Monday in two separate incidents, the latest in a rising numbe...

10 NATO Troops Killed In 24 Hours

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — France's threat Friday to withdraw early from Afghanistan after an Afghan soldier killed four French troops and wounded 15 ...

11 Wounded In Clash Between Serbs And Nato Troops

AP | ZVEZDAN DJUKANOVIC | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

MITROVICA, Kosovo — NATO peacekeeping forces clashed with Serb protesters in northern Kosovo on Tuesday, leaving 11 people wounded, officials sa...

NATO, Afghan Army Kill At Least 13 Taliban Fighters

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan and NATO troops on Sunday killed at least 13 Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan after an overnight gunbattle e...

NATO Hits Rebel Forces In Libya

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and DON MELVIN | Posted 08.18.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — NATO said Saturday it mistakenly struck a column of Libyan rebel vehicles in an airstrike near an eastern oil town two days ear...

Afghan Civilians Attacked By NATO Troops: Four Killed, 18 Wounded In Kandahar

AP | KATHY GANNON and NOOR KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Afghans burned tires and chanted "Death to America" after U.S. troops fired on a civilian bus near Kandahar, killing fou...

10 NATO Soldiers, Including Seven Americans, Killed On Deadly Day In Afghanistan

AP | ROHAN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Twelve foreign soldiers, including seven Americans, were killed in separate attacks on the deadliest day of the year for We...

Afghans Arrest Seven In Bombing That Killed Six NATO Troops

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities Monday announced the arrests of seven people in last week's suicide car bombing that killed six NATO sol...

Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney

AT WAR: NATO Troops Killed In Separate Attacks | Nicholas Sabloff & Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

We are blogging the latest news about America's war in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Email us at AfPak [at] Follow Nico on Twitter; fo...

NATO: 6 Foreign Troops Killed In Afghan Fighting

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Six NATO service members, including three Americans, were killed in Afghanistan on Monday – the deadliest day for the internationa...

The Explosion of the Afghan Insurgency: Utterly Predictable, Yet Hotly Debated

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Recently leaked intelligence assessments reportedly show that Al-Qaida and the jihadist Taliban groups account for only 10 percent of the insurgents in Afghanistan.

Brown: NATO Troop Increase For Afghanistan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's prime minister says NATO nations may contribute 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan – offering key backing as the U.S. dec...

Gates: NATO Likely To Send More Troops For Afghan War

AP | LARA JAKES and SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Top NATO and United Nations officials signaled Friday they may request more international troops to join American forces ...

How Deeply is the U.S. involved in the Afghan Drug Trade?

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Special for the Huffington Post By Eric Margolis October 15, 2008 Afghanistan is in a `downward spiral,' the Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of S...

Afghanistan Demands Review Of International Troops

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KABUL, Afghanistan — In a stark warning to U.S. forces, the Afghan government said it will try to regulate the presence of U.S. troops and their...

Bombs kill 5 foreign troops in Afghanistan

AP | STEPHEN GRAHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — Roadside bombs killed five foreign troops and five government soldiers Saturday, part of a surge of violence that has made ...