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June 17, 2017
Official: Seven U.S. soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan - At least one Afghan was killed and seven American soldiers were wounded in an "insider attack" at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a U.S. military official said. A spokesman for the U.S. military command in Kabul said earlier comments by an...
June 17, 2017 - 2:18pm
June 12, 2017
Afghan soldier kills 3 US soldiers, US official says
Three US soldiers were killed and another wounded during a joint US-Afghan military operation Saturday in Nangarhar province, US officials told...
June 12, 2017 - 6:09pm
May 26, 2017
'Chosen Few' tells story of sacrifice
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Matthew Kahler gave his life leading one of the most decorated units in the Afghanistan conflict. Sgt. 1st Class...
May 26, 2017 - 9:00pm
April 16, 2017
In Afghanistan, Trump aide promises coordinated response to enemies
KABUL - President Donald Trump's national security adviser met Afghan officials in Kabul on Sunday and said the new administration was weighing...
April 16, 2017 - 12:32pm
April 15, 2017
Former Afghan president calls decision to drop massive U.S. bomb "treason"
KABUL - Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai accused his successor on Saturday, April 15, of committing treason by allowing the U.S. military...
April 15, 2017 - 9:39am
April 13, 2017
U.S. strike kills an al Qaeda 'leader' in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said on Saturday a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the...
April 13, 2017 - 2:06pm
U.S. unleashes 'mother of all bombs' for first time in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON - The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan...
April 13, 2017 - 12:04pm
January 9, 2017
Reader Opinion: Let's focus on peace
I believe we should focus on world peace. Think of all the people in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Syria and many other places where wars have been going on for years. Some people there can't get out of their houses to get food and water, farm or go to work because there is a war going...
January 9, 2017 - 8:28pm
December 20, 2016
Reader Opinion: Sending prayers
Jesus Christ and Mohammed are over in Iraq and Afghanistan fighting over a barrel of oil. You'll have to address your prayers to God himself. Jerrold Turnquist Brainerd
December 20, 2016 - 4:47pm
January 5, 2016
Pentagon: U.S. troops killed and wounded accompanying Afghan forces in Helmand province
WASHINGTON/KABUL, Jan 5 (Reuters) - One member of the U.S. armed forces was killed and two others were wounded on Tuesday in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, the site of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and American-backed Afghan government forces, the U.S. military...
January 5, 2016 - 3:25pm
December 23, 2015
Identities revealed for all six U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan attack
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A female Air Force officer who was one of the first openly gay U.S. service members to get married was identified on Tuesday as one of the six U.S. troops killed by a suicide bomber near Bagram air base in Afghanistan. Air Force Major Adrianna Vorderbruggen, who...
December 23, 2015 - 12:34pm
October 19, 2015
NATO nations to keep presence in Afghanistan, officials say
TRAPANI, Italy (Reuters) - Germany, Turkey and Italy are set to keep their deployments in Afghanistan at current levels, senior NATO officials said on Monday after the U.S. government decided to prolong its 14-year-old military presence there. The Taliban's brief takeover of a...
October 19, 2015 - 10:53am
October 15, 2015
Obama slows pace of U.S. troop withdrawal in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reversing policy on Afghanistan, President Barack Obama announced on Thursday he will slow the pace of withdrawing U.S....
October 15, 2015 - 12:53pm
June 23, 2015
Afghan forces recapture key district from Taliban
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan government forces regained control of a key district near the northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, after Taliban fighters...
June 23, 2015 - 9:52am
June 19, 2015
Reader Opinion: Citizens speak out for peace
The American people and the world have been subjected to constant and disastrous warfare since 2002. The invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, America's longest wars, have opened an unremitting hemorrhage of blood and treasure, wasting trillions in taxes. There is no "victory," just...
June 19, 2015 - 12:37pm