As US withdraws troops, opium cultivation reaches new levels
Wednesday's attacks involved two suicide bombers targeting buses carrying Afghan troops in the country's capital
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan and the United States have signed a long-awaited security pact that will allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the...
"We want to be held accountable. I am your leader but I am no better than you. If I make mistakes, you should hold me accountable"
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — A senior adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday that Afghanistan will sign a deal Tuesday to allow American soldiers to remain...
The New York governor will be meeting senior officials for counterterrorism briefings
Retiring Sen. Carl Levin (D—Mich), chairman of the armed services committee, says things are getting better all the time in Afghanistan
Ghani Ahmadzai will serve as president of Afghanistan after signing a power-sharing deal with Abdullah Abdullah, who will become the country's chief executive
Not thought to be a danger to the public
I know the difference between Death Valley and the Valley of Death. I’ve seen both. Football is not war. Football is a game. But right now, for the moment, it’s...
No information on casualties so far
The link-up could pose a renewed threat to an already fragile Afghanistan
The U.S. may exit in 2016, but it will need to bring and keep Afghans at the table for a long time after that.
The troops staying will focus on counterterrorism and training
A clean break like the U.S. made from Iraq is tempting. But it's not a risk Obama is ready to take—yet
The president touched down in Afghanistan Sunday on his first visit to the country in two years, to meet with troops, civilians and military leaders to discuss...
Afghanistan's cricket team is on the rise following qualification for the World Cup last October
President Hamid Karzai visited the site of last week's deadly landslide to calm tensions over a tepid government response to the disaster, which left an...
President Obama delivered the strongest message yet to Karzai to sign a security agreement or the U.S. walks
With healthcare in their own country in a parlous state, Afghans who can afford it go overseas for treatment