In preparation for U.S. military troops withdrawing from Afghanistan, five U.S. military facilities and other supplies were given to the Afghan Ministry of Defense.
It is important that President Joe Biden implement a refugee cap of 125,000 next year—double the current ceiling—to save lives and change even more futures for the better.
The withdrawal of the Americans and risk of a possible civil war in Afghanistan could negatively impact important projects like the Belt and Road Initiative and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, threatening China's long-term interests in the region.
At least 2,500 U.S. troops are deployed as part of the 9,600-strong NATO Afghan mission. President Joe Biden wants to withdraw them all by September 11.
Two-thirds of the Afghan population is 25 or younger, and while the nation remains one of the worst for women's rights, it is a far cry from the brutal 1990s-era Sharia law enforced by the Taliban.
We need to be actively involved in contributing to a peaceful future and that means significantly increasing the refugee quota for Afghanistan, doubling down on diplomatic engagement and committing financial assistance to the Afghan people.
McKenzie's comments came after President Joe Biden ordered a full withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan by September 11, ending 20 years of U.S. involvement in the country.
As international peace talks between warring factions in Afghanistan were postponed on Wednesday, Germany's Defense Ministry said a July 4 withdrawal from Afghanistan by NATO troops is being considered, more than two months ahead of the U.S.
A little support would go a long way for the thousands of Afghans who sacrificed so much for the United States and don't have a Marine veteran greeting them at the airport.
By arguing that U.S. troops must police and protect the nations of the world, we dismiss the autonomy of foreign civilians and fail to view them as capable of determining their own political affairs.
Secularists can hope that real change with the Taliban will proceed rapidly, with them reducing their rigid ideology to work in sync with the rest of Afghanistan's political establishment.
In the days leading up to a United Nations-led summit on Afghanistan's peace process, a former adviser to the Afghan government said he does not expect the cooperation of the Taliban.
In excerpts of a planned Wednesday speech released by the White House, Biden says he will not allow a fifth president to inherit the conflict in Afghanistan due to the nearly 20-year-old 9/11 tragedy.
President Joe Biden should respect the wishes of Americans and Afghans alike and end U.S. military intervention in Afghanistan by May 1.
We should have ended the war well over a decade ago, but we can't change the past.
Our troops' accomplishments have been squandered as American leaders failed to deliver a realistic vision for how to successfully end the war.
Secretary Antony Blinken appears to recognize that Washington can frequently be its own worst enemy.
Should he keep U.S. forces in Afghanistan past May, Joe Biden, like the three previous presidents before him, will own America's longest war and find it harder to withdraw in the future.
China has doubled down on its position after a controversial tweet by "Wolf Warrior" diplomat Zhao Lijian caused a row between Canberra and its largest trading partner on Monday.
On Tuesday, Republican President Donald Trump claimed that coronavirus is less deadly than the flu. Though the flu kills tens of thousands of Americans each year, COVID-19 has killed more Americans in 2020 than the approximately 178,000 Americans killed by flu over the last six years.
No matter what the president knew, U.S. policy in Afghanistan is at fault for providing Washington's adversaries an opportunity to bleed American forces.
This deal will completely demoralize the current Afghan government and military by conveying undue legitimacy on the wrong factions within the Taliban that are seeking to set the U.S. up for failure
"What I cannot support is politicians' nation-building effort following that victory that continues nearly two decades later and leaves our troops embedded in a quagmire."
The American people don't want a partial withdrawal. They want a final end to a chapter that should have been closed long ago.
The two officers were part of a group of U.S. personnel from the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group and members of the allied Afghan Special Operations Forces.
Special operation forces recovered two sets of remains from the wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Taliban-held territory of Afghanistan, Newsweek has learned.
For the 20th time this year, the Pentagon identified another American service member killed in Afghanistan. The news comes just two days before Christmas and follows the release of The Washington Post's Afghanistan papers.