AFP, Associated Press

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:11
A U.S. report released Wednesday said that widespread corruption in Afghanistan has undermined efforts to rebuild the country and urged the U.S. mission to make anti-corruption efforts a top priority.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:31
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is sending his recommendations to senior leaders this week on how many American troops should remain in the country next year to work with Afghan forces battling a resurgent Taliban, a military spokesman said Wednesday.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:30
Afghan civilians who assisted the American-led coalition as interpreters, firefighters and construction workers are in danger of being harmed or killed by the Taliban if Congress cancels a program that allows them to resettle in the United States, according to the top American commander in Afghanistan.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:39
NATO foreign ministers and alliance partners have agreed to extend the Resolute Support mission that trains, advises and assists Afghanistan's security forces and institutions beyond 2016.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 06:39
Two servicemen have told Congress that American special forces called in an air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan because they believed the Taliban were using it as a command center, contradicting the military's explanation that the attack was meant for a different building.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 05:38
With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, the U.S. official in charge of auditing assistance programs says “it’s not too late” to address the fraud and mismanagement that has bedeviled the 14-year effort to rebuild the country.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 06:52
Four would-be members, including the former Soviet republic of Georgia, have been informed that admission to NATO isn't in the cards anytime soon.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 07:07
The House moved toward passage of a $570 billion defense spending bill that imposes new restrictions on President Obama’s handling of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and requires congressional approval for sustained military action in Iraq.