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US War in Afghanistan

U.S. Formally Ends War In Afghanistan

AP | LYNNE O'DONNELL | Posted 02.27.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The war in Afghanistan, fought for 13 bloody years and still raging, came to a formal end Sunday with a quiet flag-lowerin...

The Fall of the American Empire (Writ Small)

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

It couldn't be clearer now that the "fall" of David Petraeus is playing out as farce of the first order. What's less obvious is that Petraeus, America's military golden boy and Caesar of celebrity, was always smoke and mirrors, always the farce, even if the denizens of Washington didn't know it.

Security Jitters in Afghanistan

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Afghan and NATO forces ended a 24-hour attack by militants on the U.S. embassy and NATO headquarters in what has been a secure district in Kabul, raising new concerns about Afghanistan's security.

Few Comforts or Surprises

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Mills

The leaks provided few real surprises, and even less comfort. They only underscored yet again the need for the U.S. and the Kabul government to negotiate a resolution to the war.