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Afghanistan War Casualties

U.S. Military Death Toll In Afghanistan At 2,169: Report

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

As of Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at least 2,169 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan ...

12 YEARS LATER

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

The war in Afghanistan officially began 12 years today. To put it in perspective, the last time we didn't have boots on the ground in Afghanistan, Oba...

2,059 Dead

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics

-- As of Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at least 2,059 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghani...

U.S. Commander on Karzai's 'Collusion' Accusation: 'We Have Shed Too Much Blood Over the Past 12 Years'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Dorian de Wind

It never seems to end in Afghanistan -- now the longest war in our nation's history. It never ceases to amaze us -- the twists and turns, the corruption, the backstabbing, the incompetence in, by and of that country and its leaders.

WATCH: Marine Re-Enlists At Grave Of Fallen Friend

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact

When Sgt. Jonathan Diehm re-enlisted on Saturday, he picked the most meaningful site for his ceremony -- the grave of a fellow Marine who died in comb...

Afghanistan Madness

Martin London | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Martin London

Why do we have a campaign focusing all their attention on esoteric, confusing, and misleading arguments about budget plans, medicaid plans, education and the like, but nobody is talking about this horrendous war killing and maiming our young people?

The Afghanistan War: Grim Milestones and Ominous Trends

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.22.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

Milestones are significant events in our personal lives, in projects and in war and peace. Generally we celebrate those milestones but sometimes they...

CA Leads Nation With This DARK Statistic

2012-04-30-small.png | Posted 04.30.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of the Center for Investigative Reporting. By G. W. Schulz When Chief Warrant Officer Nicholas Johnson’s Black Hawk helicop...

Our War in Afghanistan: Must Children Freeze to Death?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

I have expressed increased concerns about our continued "involvement" in Afghanistan. I have mourned our casualties and fretted about our huge financial costs. But -- perhaps insensitively so -- I have not mentioned much about the suffering of the Afghan people.

The Priceless Price of the Post-9/11 Decade

Anthony Gregory | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Anthony Gregory

As we approach the ten-year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, we are seeing lots of estimates on the costs of America's wars waged in the last decade. Yet most of them miss the big picture.

One November's Dead: The American War Dead Disappear Into the Darkness

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Engelhardt

The American dead have, it seems, like the war they are now fighting, generally gone into the dustbin of news coverage.