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Taliban Likens U.S. Withdrawal To Vietnam War

AP | Posted 01.02.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban Wednesday likened the planned withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan to America's pullout from Vietnam, calling...

Afghanistan Passes The Buck

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government blamed foreign spy agencies for a rising number of killings where government soldiers and policemen h...

Old Guns, Threadbare Boots And Burnt Qurans

AP | KATHY GANNON | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

GARDEZ, Afghanistan -- They say their M16s are dust-prone antiques. Their boots fall apart after a couple of months, they complain, and many of their ...

Panetta Issues Apology Over Afghan Soldier Photos

Posted 04.19.2012 | World

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta has issued an apology for photos that appear to show soldiers posing with dead Afghans, Reuters reports. Panett...

US Soldiers Pose With Bodies Of Suicide Bombers

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

The Los Angeles Times released a set of photos on Wednesday that appear to show U.S. troops in Afghanistan posing with the remains of suicide bombers....

Now Is the Time to Leave Afghanistan

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Mark W. Schleisner

The U.S. government has given all kinds of reasons we can't leave now, and to be honest, they sound remarkably similar to all the reasons the U.S. said it couldn't leave Vietnam for years.

Helicopter Downed In Afghanistan On Fire At Time Crash

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan children retrieved souvenir-sized pieces of a helicopter shot down by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan where witne...

Afghanistan: Aid Agencies Say Pentagon Efforts To Enlist Their Help Place Them In Peril

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA, Switzerland International aid and humanitarian organizations are increasingly under the threat of attack in Afghanistan and are struggling to ...