Conflict

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:49
Months after the Obama administration declared combat operations over in Afghanistan, the CIA continues to run a shadow war in the eastern part of the country, overseeing an Afghan proxy called the Khost Protection Force, according to local officials, former commanders of that militia and Western advisers.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:58
A month-long Pentagon investigation has blamed a series of human errors and technical malfunctions for the deadly U.S. gunship attack on an international aid hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, a senior military official briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 06:49
A deadly U.S. airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital last month has triggered an international outcry and investigations by the Pentagon and NATO. But it was not the only U.S. aerial assault during the battle to cause significant damage in this northern city.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 07:01
Officials said fighters seized control of the district capital of Darqand in Takhar province, on the border with Tajikistan in the early hours of Wednesday, continuing a campaign that has intensified across the country this year.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 06:48
Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Sunday promised a full and transparent investigation into whether a U.S. aircraft providing support for American and Afghan commandos was responsible for the explosions that destroyed a hospital in northern Afghanistan, killing 22 people.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 06:53
Afghan forces are also massing around Kunduz for what is likely to be a protracted battle to retake the strategic city of 300,000 inhabitants.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 06:30
Pakistan on Monday denied that a key Afghan insurgent group was using it as a base, responding to statements by the U.S. national security adviser about the group’s links to Pakistan.
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 06:20
Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban advance in Helmand province that has undermined hopes of a negotiated peace.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 05:57
Protesters in the northern Afghan province of Parwan blocked the main highway there on Monday after American forces raided the village of a local strongman and blew up a weapons depot belonging to him.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 06:36
Wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan highlight how half the world is suffering more conflict, while the other half enjoys growing levels of peace.

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