U.S. Department of State

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 07:15
The United States encourages the presidential candidates, their supporters, and election officials to abide by the laws and regulations governing the elections. By committing to an inclusive, fair, and transparent process, Afghanistan’s leaders will contribute to an outcome that is broadly accepted by Afghans and that strengthens the unity of the country and its democratic future.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 06:35
"We have not and do not intend to transfer this equipment to the governments neighboring Afghanistan."
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 10:56
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discusses developments in U.S.-Syrian relations, ongoing negotiations in the Middle East peace talks, and other topics regarding U.S. security.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:34
Spokesperson Psaki addresses Secretary Kerry's meetings with Israeli Officials, settlements, the bilateral security agreement in Afghanistan, and the ongoing engagement on fighting terrorism in Pakistan.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:52
If the security transition goes badly, it may not make much difference who governs Afghanistan next year, but the reverse is also true, if this political transition does not take place successfully, nothing achieved in the security sphere is likely to endure.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 08:39
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discusses troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the core issues and framework of the peace process between Israel and Palestine, the elections in Egypt, and other security issues.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 08:21
Spokesperson Jen Psaki addresses reports of the Iran arms sale to Iraq, the peace process proceedings with Israel and Palestine, the government resignation in Egypt, and other security issues around the world.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:33
According to the UN World Drug Report, Afghan opium fuels a global trade in heroin that generates over $60 billion total in profits for corrupt officials, drug traffickers, organized criminal groups, and insurgents.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 07:46
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discusses the Taliban and Afghan-led peace in Afghanistan, chemical weapons in Syria, the nuclear negotiations in Iran, and U.S. engagement with Saudi Arabia in relation to Iraq.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 09:39
But we are successfully building Afghan capacity to implement and lead counternarcotics efforts.