Right through our one hour interview, she kept twitching her fingers nervously. A blue handkerchief, neatly folded when we sat down, was a crushed mess by the time the we stopped talking
AP Analysis: Karzai Remarks Risk US-Afghan Rift President Hamid Karzai’s startling threat to join the Taliban if foreigners don’t stop meddling in Afghanistan and his strident criticism of the West’s role have worsened relations with Washington at a time when the U.S. military wants closer cooperation ahead of a potentially decisive offensive this summer. Karzai […]
At least 30 people died and 70 were wounded in shelling on a marketplace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu Thursday, according to journalists and emergency services.
Ten alleged rebels were sentenced to death in Yemen Tuesday, the Gulf nation’s official news agency reported.
The war in Afghanistan is at a crossroads. President Obama will soon decide whether to commit more U.S
Monday marks the end of August, a month with both good and bad news out of Afghanistan and the approach of a key turning point. Civilian casualties caused by Western attacks have fallen dramatically under a new edict from General Stanley McChrystal barring air strikes that risk innocent deaths . That’s designed to show the Afghan people that the U.S
The U.S.-led war against the Taliban in Afghanistan has been a tough slog, a nearly eight-year conflict replete with gloom. Lately a lot of the news from Afghanistan seems particularly grim for the United States and its allies
By measure both of blood and of treasure, the war in Afghanistan is a costly business.
In less than three weeks, Afghan voters — still reeling from one of the most violent months since the war on terror started — head to the polls for what some call the country’s first-ever truly contested election. Two candidates, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah and former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani, have emerged as the top contenders among the dozens hoping to unseat President Hamid Karzai, who has led the country since shortly after the 2001 fall of the Taliban and is seeking re-election.
The U.S. military will stop publishing the number of Taliban and insurgents it kills in Afghanistan under orders from the senior U.S