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January 31, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Congressional Leadership at the White House in September. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas
Senate rebukes Trump's military drawdown plans in Syria, Afghanistan
January 31, 2019 - 8:48pm
January 28, 2019
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Sept. 21, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle.
US, Taliban move closer to deal on American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
January 28, 2019 - 12:56pm
January 26, 2019
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
US-Taliban talks appear closer to pact after marathon talks in Qatar
January 26, 2019 - 2:33pm
January 21, 2019
FILE — A hazy day in Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2018. Afghanistan's new interior minister, Amrullah Saleh, is leading a concentrated effort to reinforce police agencies and break the crime syndicates that wield so much influence in Kabul. (Bryan Denton/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
Scores of Afghan troops killed in suicide bombing claimed by Taliban
January 21, 2019 - 12:20pm
January 18, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 8, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Pelosi abandons Afghanistan trip, accuses Trump of imperiling lawmakers with disclosure
January 18, 2019 - 6:02pm
December 16, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House in Washington, Dec. 7, 2018. Trump on Friday said he intended to nominate William Barr, who served as attorney general during the first Bush administration from 1991 to 1993, to return as head of the Justice Department. Trump also announced that Heather Nauert, the chief State Department spokeswoman, is his pick to be the next ambassador to the United Nations. (Samuel Corum/Copyright 2018/The New York Times)
Trump says he'll review case of Matt Golsteyn, a veteran who faces murder charge
December 16, 2018 - 4:20pm
November 27, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.
Roadside bomb kills three US troops near Afghan city of Ghazni
November 27, 2018 - 10:15am
November 10, 2018
North Ogden, Utah, Mayor Brent Taylor was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. Photo courtesy of North Ogden City.
Afghan pilot writes touching letter to wife of slain mayor from Utah
November 10, 2018 - 10:49am
July 7, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
One US service member killed, two wounded in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan
July 7, 2018 - 3:31pm
May 22, 2018
Shawn Bolf of Normanna Township works through a pile of medical records Tuesday, May 22. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
May 22, 2018 - 10:18pm
April 30, 2018
Islamic State suicide bombing kills 25 in Kabul, including at least 9 journalists
April 30, 2018 - 12:44pm
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
April 25, 2018 - 1:30pm
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