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Operation Khanjar

NATO Airstrike Kills Another Three Civilians in Afghanistan

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Expect more civilian casualties in Afghanistan as President Obama's latest escalation sends more troops into Kandahar.

Push Into Helmand Triggered Severe Spike in Civilian Death Rate, Failed its Objectives

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

More troops are not the answer in Afghanistan. We need to lower the overall level of military conflict as quickly as possible, and the only way to do that is to sharply reduce the number of U.S. troops.

Operation Khanjar: Marines, Taliban Exchange Fire In Major Afghan Operation

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAWA, Afghanistan — U.S. Marines suffered their first casualties of a massive new military campaign Thursday as they engaged in sporadic gunbatt...