Afghanistan will likely never become an American-style democracy. But the U.S. must ensure its peace agreement with the Taliban allows no return to the status quo ante.
“Combat Obscura,” a new documentary by Marine Corps veteran Miles Lagoze, counters the easy media narratives from the Afghanistan War.
The longest-serving commander in the longest war in U.S. history said he would welcome Moscow's help.
Insurgents such as the Taliban and ISIS exert more control or influence than ever previously recorded by a Congress-mandated watchdog.
The number of children killed by gunfire in the United States since the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is greater than the total of U.S. soldiers killed in overseas combat since 9/11, according to a Department of Defense report.
The Pentagon chief defined the final goal of the conflict as political reconciliation between the warring parties rather than a military victory.
For the first time ever, the Pentagon blocked the release of territorial control data in the Afghanistan conflict, but a BBC study painted a grim picture.
A new poll said 86.4 percent of U.S. voters believe the U.S. military should only be used as a last resort.
The Afghan government has been relying more heavily on its own coordinators and less on coalition forces.
Four soldiers also were wounded.
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.
The Pentagon says there are actually 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, 2,600 more than were previously said to be there.
Mattis is vastly experienced (including in Afghanistan).
A bipartisan group of Congress members are calling for a debate on whether Trump's strategy is any good.
Soldiers, security experts, diplomats and right-wing outlet Breitbart pan president's plan for Afghanistan.
President Donald Trump said he would shift U.S. strategy in Afghanistan to one based on results, not timetables.
Russia and the Taliban Islamist militant group are both separately demanding that the U.S. leave Afghanistan after nearly 16 years of war.
"We didn't go to Iraq to bring democracy to Iraq, we went to Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein," ex-secretary of state said.
The U.S. military honored Specialist Hilda I. Clayton as part of a feature illustrating gender equality in the Army.
Statistics have led to fears that we are now starting to see the true cost of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
The decision comes amid escalating Taliban-led violence in Afghanistan.
The President will instead keep the current force of 9,800 through most of 2016 before beginning to trim levels, senior administration officials said.
World-renowned photographer Rankin has collaborated with a London veterans charity for the project.