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U.S. Denies Agreement On Afghan Security Pact

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it was still working through details of a security pact with Afghanistan, denying t...

Conflicting Reports Over Number Of U.S. Troops To Remain In Afghanistan

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 04.24.2013 | World

BRUSSELS -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his NATO counterparts are considering leaving 8,000 to 12,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014, but a d...

Disturbing Rise In Afghan Militant Attacks

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan during the past three months were up 11 percent, compared to the same period last year, ac...

Afghan Father Tries To Cope With Shooting Tragedy

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

HARMARA, Afghanistan -- Mohammad Wazir can barely take a sip of water because it reminds him of his 7-year-old daughter, who brought him a glass three...

Nine More Killed In Quran Burning Protests

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

KABUL, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Nine more people were killed on Friday in protests in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Koran at a NATO base, ...

Afghanistan: "A Deeply Violated Land"

John Tirman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
John Tirman

For people who pay close attention to America's many military interventions, Afghanistan seems mostly opaque to understanding. Basically, we want it to end. For us. And so we let it slip away from our thoughts.