Afghanistan More Dangerous Today Than 15 Years Ago

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Supporters of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden shout anti-American slogans, after the news of his death, during a rally in Quetta May 2, 2011. Bin Laden was killed in a U.S. helicopter raid on a mansion near the Pakistani capital Islamabad early on Monday, officials said, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks. U.S. officials said bin Laden was found in the million-dollar compound in the military garrison town of Abbottabad, 60 km (35 miles) north of Islamabad. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

‘Highest concentration’

Obama Leaves Office With Strong Taliban, Crumbling Afghan Gov't

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Pakistani Demonstrator

‘Eroding stalemate’

Ex-US Employee Mounts Worst Suicide Attack On Americans In Years

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
From left, President Barack Obama, Assistant Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Daniel V. Wright and Brig. Gen. Michael S. Repass, commanding general of U.S. Army Special Operations Command, render honors as a team of Soldiers carry the remains of Sgt. Dale R. Griffin during a dignified transfer ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Oct. 29, 2009. Griffin, who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, was killed in action Oct. 27, 2009, by a roadside bomb in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan. (DoD photo by Jason Minto, U.S. Air Force/Released)

One of the most secure US facilities in the world

Taliban Calls On Trump To Remove US Troops From Afghanistan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after Taliban fighters opened fire near Garmser in Helmand Province

Will Trump continue to fight them off?

US Casualties In Afghanistan Spike As Taliban Victories Multiply

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
From left, President Barack Obama, Assistant Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Daniel V. Wright and Brig. Gen. Michael S. Repass, commanding general of U.S. Army Special Operations Command, render honors as a team of Soldiers carry the remains of Sgt. Dale R. Griffin during a dignified transfer ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Oct. 29, 2009. Griffin, who was assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, was killed in action Oct. 27, 2009, by a roadside bomb in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan. (DoD photo by Jason Minto, U.S. Air Force/Released)

Multiple others wounded in IED

More Than 5,000 Afghan Troops Killed This Year As Obama's War In Afghanistan Continues To Fall Apart

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
An Afghan Tactical Air Controller practices directing an air strike during an exercise at a range outside Kabul, Afghanistan, October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Josh Smith

Casualty rates are already higher than last year

The US Has Spent Billions Building Roads In Afghanistan, But Many Are So Broken They Can't Even Be Fixed

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
An Afghan policeman runs during the gunfire in front of the Indian consulate in Jalalabad

The Afghan government continues to lose territory to the Taliban

Taliban Adopt ISIS Playbook: Tweet Before Blowing Yourself Up

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Pakistani Demonstrator

‘I have to film it’

Obama's Afghan Strategy Hinges On A Crazy Man With An Army, Threatening Civil War

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, former chairman of the Afghan Transition Coordination Commission, alongside his two vice-presidential candidates Abdul Rashid Dostum Uzbek ledar ( L) and Sarwar Danish (R) arrives to register as a candidate for the presidential election at the Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul October 6, 2013. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

‘I will gather my people, I will unburden my heart to them’

Taliban Rakes In BILLIONS As Afghanistan Slides To Ruin

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
A man lances a poppy bulb to extract the sap, which will be used to make opium, at a field in the municipality of Heliodoro Castillo, in the mountain region of the state of Guerrero January 3, 2015. REUTERS/Claudio Vargas/File Photo

Surged 46% in 2016

Obama's Doing 'Just Enough To Lose Slowly' In Afghanistan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Afghan National Army soldiers fire artillery during a battle with Taliban insurgents in Kunduz, Afghanistan, April 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

‘More territory than at any time since the U.S. invasion in 2001’

Taliban Killing FOUR TIMES More Soldiers Than The US Can Recruit

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Pakistani Demonstrator

Shrink by 10,000 men per year

Pakistani Writer PUNISHED For Exposing Military Ties To Terrorists

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Supporters of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden shout anti-American slogans, after the news of his death, during a rally in Quetta May 2, 2011. Bin Laden was killed in a U.S. helicopter raid on a mansion near the Pakistani capital Islamabad early on Monday, officials said, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks. U.S. officials said bin Laden was found in the million-dollar compound in the military garrison town of Abbottabad, 60 km (35 miles) north of Islamabad. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

‘Pakistan has undergone 3 successful military coups’

SURPRISE: Taliban's New Leader Was A Public Figure In Pakistan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Supporters of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden shout anti-American slogans, after the news of his death, during a rally in Quetta May 2, 2011. Bin Laden was killed in a U.S. helicopter raid on a mansion near the Pakistani capital Islamabad early on Monday, officials said, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks. U.S. officials said bin Laden was found in the million-dollar compound in the military garrison town of Abbottabad, 60 km (35 miles) north of Islamabad. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

For nearly 15 years

Government Watchdog Tells DOD To Get It Together, Stop Paying Salaries Of Thousands Of Non-Existent Afghan Troops

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Afghan national army officers discuss lessons learned alongside Marines and Navy personnel while participating in combat scenario training exercises at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California

The money has been funneled to corrupt leaders instead

Taliban Launches Biggest Play Yet, Amid MASSIVE Afghan Losses

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Pakistani Demonstrator

‘stalemate’

The Taliban Is Killing Off Afghan Forces At A Rate Of 18 Per Day

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
Afghan security forces arrive at the Kunduz airport in Afghanistan on April 30, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani/File Photo

‘The Afghan military and police are often outgunned by the Taliban, and are poorly supported in the field’

Top US Commander In Afghanistan Agrees With Decision To Cut Off Military Aid To Pakistan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Nicholson speaks during a memorial ceremony to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, in Kabul

‘There’s not adequate pressure being put on the Haqqanis’

Supposedly 'Decimated' Al-Qaida Spreading Like Wildfire Across Afghanistan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Man looks over magazines and newspapers after the bin Laden raid. Source: Thomas Koch/Shutterstock

‘State Department even claimed al-Qaida was severely degraded’

NYC Bomber 'Brainwashed' By Radical Cleric In Pakistan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, is shown in Union County, New Jersey, U.S. Prosecutor’s Office photo released on September 19, 2016. Courtesy Union County Prosecutor’s Office/Handout via REUTERS

‘Quetta is famous for harboring Taliban leaders’