The military carried out large strikes against opium production hubs in northern Helmand on Sunday.
The couple wants Taliban leaders to be tried for war crimes after their release.
The additional troops will help train and advise Afghan security forces against the Taliban and ISIS.
Eight-year-old Belgian Malinois helped to flush out jihadis from Kabul tower block.
The longest war in U.S. history doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon.
Afghan journalist Parwiz Sapy went on air immediately after the attack was over in a show of resilience against the militant group.
The U.S. military’s brutal and ineffective interrogation program started at Gitmo, then spread to Abu Ghraib. One man who tried to stop it—and failed—now fears America may torture again.
The Afghan government's control over the war-torn country has "deteriorated," but the U.S. refuses to show how badly local forces have suffered.
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our comrade,” Gen. John Nicholson said.
Coleman and her husband were captured by the Haqqani network almost five years ago.
The Defense Secretary had already left the airport in the Afghan capital.
The group called for followers to target Trump for his "crimes against Islam."
Critics have argued America's drone program is illegal, unethical and ineffective in the long run in terms of eliminating terrorism.
The Kentucky senator threatens to try to delay passage of the national defense bill if there isn't a debate on his amendment.
The U.S. military said there were "a small number of casualties" after a suicide attack struck Bagram Air Field.
The family of Bibihal Uzbeki, who is severely disabled, has appealed the rejection.
The U.S. president has adopted a tough tone with Pakistan, which has long tried to claim international legitimacy while harboring militants.
The Pentagon says there are actually 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, 2,600 more than were previously said to be there.
Trump’s “clear definition” of victory in Afghanistan reflects U.S. strategy since the beginning of the 2001 conflict.
Trump has announced plans to escalate the U.S. military campaign in Afghanistan.