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April 30, 2018
Islamic State suicide bombing kills 25 in Kabul, including at least 9 journalists
KABUL, Afghanistan - Just after 8 a.m. Monday, April 30, a familiar boom filled the air and rattled windows across the Afghan capital. Local news photographers, reporters and cameramen grabbed their gear and rushed to cover the latest suicide bombing in a long and bloody conflict....
April 30, 2018 - 12:44pm
April 25, 2018
She wrote a children's book defending her husband's dignity - the 'handsome hero' who lost 2 limbs in Afghanistan
Grace Verardo, 3, came home one day from preschool and told her mother: "Someone said Daddy is gross." Sarah Verardo spun into action. Her husband's...
April 25, 2018 - 1:30pm
April 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: Veterans
I wanted to write about this because I can't wrap my mind around the disrespectful way our armed forces are used and abused. Day after day we read about the plight of our veterans and the care they don't get. Yet we do our best to make more of them. When someone serves their country...
April 9, 2018 - 8:30am
January 27, 2018
Suicide bombing in Kabul kills at least 95, wounds 158, officials say
KABUL - A suicide bomber detonated an ambulance packed with explosives outside a hospital in central Kabul on Saturday morning, officials said,...
January 27, 2018 - 12:04pm
January 22, 2018
Opinion: Preparing our Middle East partners to fight their own battles
FORT POLK, La.—In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.S. Army is applying the...
January 22, 2018 - 8:30am
December 5, 2017
Top al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan
KABUL - Afghanistan's intelligence agency and the U.S. military announced Tuesday that a series of joint U.S.-Afghan operations killed a top leader of the extremist al-Qaida network along with a number of other members. Omar bin Khatab was the most senior leader killed in Afghanistan...
December 5, 2017 - 1:18pm
November 3, 2017
Bowe Bergdahl, the former hostage who pleaded guilty to desertion, avoids prison
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who in 2009 walked off a U.S. military outpost in eastern Afghanistan and spent the next five years in...
November 3, 2017 - 11:06am
November 1, 2017
Guest Opinion: Would President's Trump strategy defeat the Taliban?
Many who follow the conflict in Afghanistan hoped that President Trump would announce a strategy that would lead to peace and eventually end...
November 1, 2017 - 1:42pm
October 23, 2017
Tillerson makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Monday, Oct. 23, to pledge U.S. support to...
October 23, 2017 - 12:59pm
October 12, 2017
Army: Bowe Bergdahl will plead guilty in connection with his disappearance in Afghanistan
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who spent five years in militant captivity after disappearing in Afghanistan, is expected to enter...
October 12, 2017 - 10:49am
September 18, 2017
U.S. to send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan
WASHINGTONDefense Secretary James Mattis at the commissioning ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, July...
September 18, 2017 - 3:07pm
August 31, 2017
Pentagon admits thousands more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported
After months of providing misleading information on the actual number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Wednesday there...
August 31, 2017 - 12:42pm
August 28, 2017
Guest Opinion: Afghanistan: A bottomless pit?
President Trump is not the first U.S. leader to pivot when it comes to foreign policy. His speech Monday night before American military personnel at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, was in stark contrast to his campaign pledge to put "America first" and his promise to avoid "foreign...
August 28, 2017 - 11:30am
Reader Opinion: Define winning in Afghanistan
So the President says we will stay in Afghanistan. That he has a plan to defeat the terrorists, he's just not going to discuss it with the media. I don't have a problem with that part, as long as the congress is involved and it's not a one-man show. Our government was established...
August 28, 2017 - 7:30am
August 24, 2017
Opinion Column: Afghanistan - The end is not in sight
October will mark the 16th year since President George W. Bush announced the first strikes against Afghanistan. In June 2010 we surpassed Vietnam as the longest conflict in U.S. history. President Obama ended the combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014. But the U.S. and Afghanistan...
August 24, 2017 - 11:30am