The Strategic Truth About The War In Afghanistan

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin

There is leverage — potential paint points — that U.S. analysts should consider exploiting.

Creating A 12 To 24-Month Policy Bridge For A New Afghanistan Strategy

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan

A longer term solution will follow

What Will Happen If The U.S. Leaves Afghanistan Prematurely

Opinion | Lawrence Sellin
FARAH, Afghanistan (Jan. 9, 2013) Security force team members for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah wait for a UH-60 Blackhawk medevac helicopter, assigned to Army National Guard C Company, 2-211th Aviation Regiment (Air Ambulance), to land before moving a simulated casualty during medical evacuation training on Forward Operating Base Farah. PRT Farah trains, advises and assists Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province, Afghanistan. Their civil military team is comprised of members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of State and the Agency for International Development (USAID). (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Hospital Corpsman Josh Ives/Released) 130109-N-IE116-388

‘A Pakistan-supported Taliban government would be in control of Afghanistan within twelve months’

Trump Hates Being In Afghanistan, But WH Is Mum On What His Policy Will Be

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. Army SGT (retired) Noah Galloway from Birmingham, Alabama tours FOB Fenty on March 12, 2014 near Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Galloway lost an arm and a leg to an IED blast in Iraq in December 2005. He was one of five wounded soldiers visiting Afghanistan with the Troops First Operation Proper Exit program. The program brings wounded servicemen back to Iraq and Afghanistan to help them come to terms with their injuries. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘The Middle East is a mess’

The Cost Of America's Longest War

Opinion | Charles Pena

The time to remove US troops from Afghanistan is now.

Report: Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Dictate Afghan Troops Levels

National Security | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. President Trump speaks at swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington

Will likely mean more troops on the battlefield

NATO Says More Troops Needed To Stop Taliban In Afghanistan

World | David Krayden
US Marines returned to Afghanistan's volatile Helmand April 29, where American troops faced heated fighting until NATO's combat mission ended in 2014, as embattled Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the resurgent Taliban. The deployment of some 300 Marines to the poppy-growing southern province came one day after the militants announced the launch of their "spring offensive", and as the Trump administration seeks to craft a new strategy in Afghanistan. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Afghanistan will almost certainly deteriorate through 2018, even with a modest increase in military assistance.’

Canadian Defense Minister Wanted Credit For A Fiasco: Analysts

World | David Krayden

‘[Medusa] showed how ill-prepared the Canadian Army was…’

Canadian Opposition Calls Defence Minister 'Laughingstock'

World | David Krayden

‘Sajjan has lost the trust of our military, our veterans are outraged…”

$86 Million DEA Aircraft Will Never Complete Its Mission

US | Ethan Barton

High-tech aircraft has sat for seven years on jacks in a hangar in Delaware

Army Sergeants Used Humanitarian Aid Bribes To Buy Harley, Rolex

Defense | Kathryn Watson
A Harley-Davidson motorcycle is pictured at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in this August 31, 2013, file photo. (REUTERS/Sara Stathas)

217 contracts worth $30.8 million

Army Sergeant Who Served" In Afghanistan Pleads Guilty To Bribery, Conspiracy

Video | Tristyn Bloom

Sold fuel meant for military units on the Afghan black market

Obama Traded 5 Taliban Fighters For A Deserter, Fellow Soldiers Say

US | Tristyn Bloom

‘I don’t understand why we’re trading prisoners at Gitmo for somebody who deserted during a time of war’

Obama: War is over (if you want it)

Politics | Neil Munro

He’s repeating the Iraq plan that led to a full U.S. exit in 2010

Bob Gates: White House staffers calling his book political 'ought to go look in a mirror'

Politics | Brendan Bordelon

‘Maybe they ought to think about the way they do business’

White House touts Taliban concession

Politics | Neil Munro

Islamist militia says they’re ditching al-Qaida

Ben Carson's most surprising policy positions

Politics | Jamie Weinstein
Ben Carson Prayer Breakfast

New conservative star’s views on Iraq, Afghanistan, affirmative action

Gold star mother on intelligence leaks: Obama 'a weak commander-in-chief' - TheDC

Politics | David Martosko
Marc Alan Lee

‘You don’t disclose information about special operations missions — ever … Heck, even I know that’

Arianna Huffington plans to vote Obama, might switch if Romney advocates Afghanistan pullout - TheDC

Elections | Vince Coglianese

Huffington disappointed by Obama’s ‘timid’ first term, wants ‘immoral, unnecessary war’ to end

7 American troops dead after helicopter crash - AP

World | InternAdmin
Taliban

Taliban claims responsibility for attack