The New York Times

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 08:38
The article discusses a potential model that the U.S. military is considering in order to maintain the Afghan government’s waning control — without too high a cost — in difficult parts of Afghanistan at a time when the Taliban are resurgent.
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 07:06
The article discusses the Trump administration's decision to put $225M in military assistance to Pakistan into the equivalent of an escrow account that Islamabad can only access if it does more to crack down on internal terror networks launching attacks on neighboring Afghanistan.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 07:57
Two American soldiers and more than 30 Afghans were killed on Thursday in the midst of heavy fighting around the northern provincial capital of Kunduz, officials and local residents said.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 08:17
Clashes erupted Monday between the riot police and thousands of supporters of the opposition politician Imran Khan in northwestern Pakistan, ahead of his plan to hold a protest in the Pakistani capital later this week.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:35
Besieged Afghan officials in the southern province of Oruzgan said on Sunday that scores of regular Afghan soldiers had surrendered in the past week to the Taliban, a trend also occurring recently in other provinces.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 07:33
The United States military carried out airstrikes on Sunday in eastern Afghanistan aimed at two of Al Qaeda’s most senior leaders operating in the country, an attack described as one of the most significant in Afghanistan in several years, the Pentagon announced on Wednesday.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 08:02
The inability to replace fallen members of Afghanistan's security forces has raised particular alarm among the top ranks of the Afghan government as well as its Western backers, including the United States. For months now, the police and the army have failed to achieve recruitment goals.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:39
Despite being stretched to defend several areas simultaneously, the inexperienced Afghan forces, operating largely on their own now that the NATO mission has drawn down to an advisory role, have so far held their own, Afghan and Western officials say.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 08:43
Taliban insurgents on Monday once again entered a central part of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, an important provincial capital that they briefly overran last year and have kept besieged since.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:07
India announced on Thursday that it had carried out early morning “surgical strikes” on Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, targeting bases and causing “significant casualties to terrorists” who it said were planning attacks on Indian territory.

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