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.
Days after talks resumed between the United States and Taliban negotiators to end America's longest-running war, a savage fusillade of gunfire erupted between Taliban militants and U.S.-Afghan forces near Bagram Airfield, the largest American base in Afghanistan.
Veterans and Gold Star families responded with anger and frustration to a report in The Washington Post which details how presidents, politicians and Pentagon officials misled the American public about the war effort.
The Defense Department identified two "heroic" U.S. Army soldiers killed after their helicopter crashed while supporting ground operations in eastern Afghanistan.
The Netflix series "Haunted" is back for its second season, telling six "true story" encounters with the supernatural.
The peace talks are collapsing and the violence still claims U.S. service members' lives, but it's been over a year since the Pentagon held a press briefing on America's longest war.
The Taliban said more Americans would die after Trump said he was canceling a secret Camp David meeting aimed at ending America's longest war.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo uses an Obama-era line to describe al-Qaeda and the current situation in Afghanistan. Organizations and officials claim Pompeo is underestimating their capabilities and influence.
An American Speical Forces soldier was killed in Afghanistan Thursday as violence continues throughout the region amid ongoing peace negotiations between U.S. and Taliban officials.
"Given the Taliban's sordid history and ongoing violence, it strains credulity to believe it can be a partner for peace," a top House Republican wrote in an op-ed.
Newsweek has learned from senior defense officials that U.S. forces have been ordered to stop targeting the Taliban and advising Afghan allies as thousands of troops were set to withdraw from the country.
Defense Department officials identified two U.S. Army paratroopers killed in Afghanistan an apparent insider attack on Monday bringing the Pentagon's death toll in America's longest war to a total of fifteen this year.
Two American service members in Afghanistan were killed Monday afternoon in what a Defense Department source described as an apparent insider attack by a member of Afghanistan's national army.
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.