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Latest Afghanistan Items
President Obama will set a course Monday for the nation's changing mission in Iraq as the military prepares to end its combat operations there.
Politicians and scholars who challenge the conventional thinking on military and foreign policy are often dismissed as out-of-the-mainstream isolationists. It would be unfortunate if that is the fate of Andrew J. Bacevich. His engaging and insightful book is a timely analysis and critique of contemporary and historical defense policies.
David Cameron, the United Kingdom's novice prime minister, couldn't have expected to re-establish “the raj.” But he hoped to burnish the British commercial image during a summer doldrums India visit.
As the war in Afghanistan faces a loss of public and congressional support and U.S. casualties rise sharply, the Obama administration is painting its goals for the war as humble and achievable while warning there is no quick fix.
The Obama administration and leading Democrats are dialing back expectations for the Afghanistan war, saying that their goal is to root out terrorists, not engage in a major nation-building project.
A minibus full of civilians struck a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan early Sunday, and Afghan officials said six of those on board were killed.
The Pentagon's top official says that WikiLeaks is morally guilty for releasing classified U.S. documents on the Afghan war, saying that he was "mortified" by the leak and its potential to harm U.S. troops and their Afghan allies.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates predicts that only a small number of U.S. forces will come home from Afghanistan when a presidentially mandated withdrawal begins a year from now.