Skip to content

Afghanistan

Latest Stories

Afghanistan_Star.jpg

Afghanistan_Star.jpg

Adm. Mike Mullen of the U.S., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a press conference with U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl Eikenberry, not in photo, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Afghan policemen carry away a wounded colleague during a gunbattle in Kunduz, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. Teams of Taliban militants assaulted the Afghan army in the north of the country and in the capital, killing at least 13 members of the security forces, officials said. (AP Photo/Fulad Hamdard)

Afghanistan_Thir.jpg

Afghanistan_Thir.jpg

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, right, with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry during a press conference, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

20101216-210032-pic-19503768.jpg

20101216-210032-pic-19503768.jpg

Associated Press President Obama discusses the Afghanistan-Pakistan annual review Thursday as (from left) Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Marine Gen. James Cartwright look on.

Obama Afghanistan Pak_Star.jpg

Obama Afghanistan Pak_Star.jpg

** FILE ** President Obama (center), accompanied by (from left) Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Marine Gen. James Cartwright, speaks about the Afghanistan-Pakistan annual review on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Afghanistan_Thir.jpg

Afghanistan_Thir.jpg

An Afghan soldier stands guard near a burnt out tanker which was carrying NATO fuel in the Behsud district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Officials said they believed a bomb had gone off inside or near the truck, sparking the fire. No one was injured. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

20101215-190102-pic-586265597.jpg

20101215-190102-pic-586265597.jpg

Associated Press Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates addresses U.S. troops while visiting Forward Operating Base Howz-E-Madad in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Dec. 8.

AFGHANISTAN.jpg

AFGHANISTAN.jpg

Afghan soldiers stand near a damaged military check post after a suicide attack in Kunduz, north of Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Fulad Hamdard)

HOLBROOKE.jpg

HOLBROOKE.jpg

** FILE ** In this Oct. 18, 2010, file photo Richard Holbrooke, U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, answers journalists' questions at a press conference at Foreign Ministry in Rome, Italy. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

An Afghan youth lies on a hospital bed after being injured in a suicide attack in Gardez, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. A Taliban suicide bomb ripped through shop stalls inside the Gardez army base, killing two NATO service members and at least two civilians, officials said. (AP Photo)

OBAMA1.jpg

OBAMA1.jpg

President Barack Obama waves as he is introduced to the troops at a rally during an unannounced visit at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

OBAMA.jpg

OBAMA.jpg

President Barack Obama is greeted by NATO Commander in Afghanistan Gen. David Petraeus, left, and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl W. Eikenberry, center, after stepping off Air Force One during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

aids_1445

aids_1445

Afghan acting Health Minister Suraya Dalil speaks during a ceremony marking the World AIDS Day in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. The Afghan Ministry of Health has recorded 636 HIV positive cases and estimates around 2000 - 3000 HIV and AIDS cases in the country, Dalil said. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Election commission Chairman Fazel Ahmad Manawi speaks in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, during the announcement of the country's final election results. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

U.S. Army and Afghan army soldiers attached to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, congratulate each other during a training program graduation in Panjwai district in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

AFGHAN.jpg

AFGHAN.jpg

** FILE ** U.S. soldiers walk past the scattered parts of a vehicle used in an explosion on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

B4 nu afghan AH.jpg

B4 nu afghan AH.jpg

Illustration: Afghanistan by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

Afghanistan Elections_Thir.jpg

Afghanistan Elections_Thir.jpg

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, during a speech about women's rights, in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. Mr. Karzai said he was happy the results from the Sept. 18 elections were being announced, and called on losing candidates not to take their complaints to the streets but instead to those empowered to deal with them. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

Afghanistan Taliban T_Thir.jpg

Afghanistan Taliban T_Thir.jpg

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, during a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, denied he ever met with a senior Taliban leader named Akhtar Mohammad Mansour. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

Afghanistan_Live.jpg

Afghanistan_Live.jpg

U.S. soldiers from First Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division set their positions Sunday in West Now Ruzi village, in Panjwai district, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)