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British Troops Afghanistan

Britain Announces Speedier Afghan Pullout

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 12.19.2012 | World

LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday that about 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013. Ar...

Gordon Brown Confirms 500 Extra British Troops For Afghanistan

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Prime Minister announced today that Britain's total military effort in Afghanistan will increase to more than 10,000 troops. In a detailed Comm...

Gordon Brown Sending More Troops To Afghanistan

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Ben Rakestrow, Gay British Soldier, Talks About Coming Out To His Comrades

Guardian | Alexandra Topping | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An openly gay soldier in Afghanistan has spoken about the support and acceptance he has received from his comrades....

Many British Troops Too Fat To Fight In Afghanistan: Memo

Independent | Tom Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain's war effort in Afghanistan is being hindered by a number of frontline troops too fat to fight, according to a leaked Army memo. ...

Clinton Praises British Approach To Taliban

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday praised Britain's call to reconcile with moderate Taliban guerrillas. In a ...

Afghan Strategy: Child Rapist Police Return When US, UK Troops Leave

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Gareth Porter | Inter Press Service WASHINGTON, Jul 29 (IPS) - The strategy of the major U.S. and British military offensive in Afghanista...

Afghanistan War: British Voters Turn Against UK Troop Presence

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nigel Morris and Kim Sengupta | The Independent A majority of the public believes that the war in Afghanistan is unwinnable and British troops sho...

Afghanistan: Taliban Blow Up Christmas Turkeys Bound For British Troops

Guardian.co.uk | Press Association | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Taliban insurgents have blown up a lorry packed with Christmas turkeys bound for British troops in Afghanistan. The frozen turkey roll breasts were de...

British Commander: War In Afghanistan Cannot Be Won

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Britain's commander in Afghanistan has said the war against the Taliban cannot be won, the Sunday Times reported. It quoted Brigadier Mark Carleton-S...