US Kills Taliban 'Shadow Governor' Responsible For Massacring US Troops

World | Jonah Bennett
Dust rises from the site of a rocket strike at a range where Afghan troops practiced coordinating air strikes during an exercise outside Kabul

The shadow governor was directly responsible for the deaths of U.S. troops.

Taliban Fighters Disguised As Afghan Soldiers Launch Biggest Massacre Since 2001

World | Jonah Bennett
The operation started after Taliban insurgents captured an Afghan policestation in the village of Darwish Mohammadi, some 10 kms away from the district centre. Hoshang Hashimi/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Here we have seen unfortunately, total failure of security’

Taliban Kill More Than 50 Afghan Army Members In Devious Sneak Attack

National Security | Russ Read
Taliban fighters pose with weapons in an undisclosed location in Afghanistan October 30, 2009. The Taliban have called on Afghans to boycott the election run-off and have vowed to disrupt the poll, their threat underlined on October 28 by a suicide attack on a Kabul guest-house used by the United Nations in which five foreign U.N. staff were killed. Picture taken October 30, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

‘In total, there were 10 attackers involved’

The Sacrifices That Saved Afghanistan

Opinion | Rep. Keith Rothfus

American service members and their families have paid a tremendous price over the past 15 years.

ISIS Adopts Nightmare Tactics Used By The Taliban In Afghanistan

World | Saagar Enjeti
U.S. Marines assigned to Georgian Liaison Team-9 and Georgian Army soldiers assigned to the 33rd Light Infantry Battalion make their way to the extraction point during Operation Northern Lion II in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 3, 2013. Northern Lion II was a Georgian-led operation conducted to deter insurgents, establish a presence, and gather human intelligence in the area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena/Released)

‘It was a coordinated, complex attack’

Classified Docs Reveal Army Hero Who Helped Save 1,400 Lives

World | Saagar Enjeti

‘Immediately killed three terrorists’

NATO Denies Key District Lost To Taliban, But Not Everyone Agrees

World | Russ Read

Is the Pentagon downplaying a major loss in Afghanistan?

We Are Only Getting Better At Doing The Wrong Things In Afghanistan

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin

We need to consider alternatives to our current plans.

The Total Costs Of The 'Stalemate' War In Afghanistan Are Absolutely Enormous

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Afghanistan

‘I believe we’re in a stalemate’

Whoopi's Latest Trump Rant Was So Ridiculous Not Even Her 'View' Co-Hosts Could Swallow It

Politics | Christian Datoc

‘That’s different than chopping off people’s heads…’

Afghan Woman Beheaded For Shopping Without Husband

World | Jacob Bojesson
Pakistani Demonstrator

An ‘infidelity act’

US Basically Admits What Everyone Already Knew About The Afghan War

World | Saagar Enjeti
A U.S. soldier from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment shields himself from the rotor wash of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter after being dropped off for a mission with the Afghan police near Jalalabad

‘promising but inconsistent’

Judge Blocks Evidence Soldiers Were Injured While Looking For Bergdahl In Afghanistan

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl leaves the courthouse after an arraignment hearing for his court-martial in Fort Bragg

The judge said the evidence might unfairly bias jurors against Bergdahl

Afghanistan More Dangerous Today Than 15 Years Ago

World | 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

World | Saagar Enjeti
Pakistani Demonstrator

‘Eroding stalemate’

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

World | 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

World | 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

World | 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

Defense | Russ Read

Casualty rates are already higher than last year