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US Afghanistan Policy

David Wood

New Afghan War Chief, Marine Gen. Dunford, Not Included In Obama Administration War Decisions

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Marine general selected to command United States and allied forces in Afghanistan acknowledged Thursday that he has been left out of...

Is the Koran Burning Afghanistan's Dum Dum Moment?

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

The question in Afghanistan now is how far will the protesters go? And will significant numbers of the Afghan National Army and Police join in. If this were to happen the choices facing the United States would be bleak.

Smoke Screen: How The U.S. Military Disposes Of Garbage In Afghanistan

Guernica | J. Malcom Garcia | Posted 10.17.2011 | World

In Afghanistan, the U.S. military disposes of garbage—computers, motorbikes, TVs, shoes, even human feces—in open burn pits. Are toxic clouds from...

Taliban Beefs Up As U.S. Debates Afghanistan Policy

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay and Hal Bernton | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- A recent U.S. intelligence assessment has raised the estimated number of full-time Taliban-led insurgents fighting in Afghanistan to at ...

Key Dates: U.S. Policy in Afghanistan

Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Lucey

Here is a timeline of key events in United States/Afghanistan relations, dating back to the Soviet Union's invasion in 1979, along with dates on the rise, fall, and rise again of the Taliban.