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April 25, 2018
The cover of "Hero at Home." MUST CREDIT: Illustration by Inna Eckman.
She wrote a children's book defending her husband's dignity - the 'handsome hero' who lost 2 limbs in Afghanistan
21 hours 33 min ago
January 27, 2018
A shopkeeper surveys the destruction in the immediate vicinity of a bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 95 people, Jan. 27, 2018. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, a bomb placed in an ambulance that exploded on a guarded street near embassies and official buildings; hospitals were overwhelmed by the number of wounded. (Andrew Quilty/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Suicide bombing in Kabul kills at least 95, wounds 158, officials say
January 27, 2018 - 12:04pm
December 5, 2017
Top al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan
December 5, 2017 - 1:18pm
November 3, 2017
In an undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner by the Taliban for years after leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009. Bergdahl was dishonorably discharged from the Army on Nov. 3, 2017, by a military judge, but received no prison time, for desertion and endangering troops, ending a drama that began more than eight years ago in war-torn Afghanistan. (U.S. Army via The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Bowe Bergdahl, the former hostage who pleaded guilty to desertion, avoids prison
November 3, 2017 - 11:06am
October 23, 2017
Secretary of State Rex. Tillerson (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Tillerson makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan
October 23, 2017 - 12:59pm
October 12, 2017
In an undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner by the Taliban for years after leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009. A top Army commander on Dec. 14, 2015, ordered that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a court-martial on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost. (U.S. Army via The New York Times copyright 2017 / New York Times)
Army: Bowe Bergdahl will plead guilty in connection with his disappearance in Afghanistan
October 12, 2017 - 10:49am
September 18, 2017
Defense Secretary James Mattis at the commissioning ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, July 22, 2017. Mattis said Aug. 20 that President Donald Trump, who had been accused by lawmakers of dragging his feet on Afghanistan, had settled on a new strategy after a “rigorous” review. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times)
U.S. to send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan
September 18, 2017 - 3:07pm
August 31, 2017
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Division oversee training of the 215th Corps of the Afghan National Army at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afg. on March 22, 2016. The U.S. has about 11,000 troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Aug. 30, 2017, acknowledging for the first time publicly that the total forces there are higher than formally disclosed in recent years. The new count includes covert as well as temporary units, defense officials said. Adam Ferguson/The New York Times
Pentagon admits thousands more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported
August 31, 2017 - 12:42pm
August 23, 2017
American Opinion: Trump's military self-correction
August 23, 2017 - 9:46pm
August 21, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump announces his strategy for the war in Afghanistan during an address to the nation from Fort Myer, Virginia, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Trump clears way for troop increase in Afghanistan as part of retooled strategy
August 21, 2017 - 8:57pm
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence walk toward the White House, in Washington, Aug. 20, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Trump struggles to move past Bannon, starting with Afghanistan
August 21, 2017 - 7:50am
August 2, 2017
U.S. troops assess the damage to an armoured vehicle of NATO-led military coalition after a suicide bomber's attack in Kandahar province, Afghanistan August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Ahmad Nadeem
Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy
August 2, 2017 - 4:33pm
July 14, 2017
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
June 17, 2017
Official: Seven U.S. soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base
June 17, 2017 - 2:18pm
June 12, 2017
Afghan soldier kills 3 US soldiers, US official says
June 12, 2017 - 6:09pm