For years, American troops fought a ‘forever war’ to delay the inevitable. It’s now coming.
President Trump announced late yesterday that he had called off secret meetings with the Taliban. The fact that they were even going to happen reveals yet again what’s wrong with his foreign policy.
The Pentagon is being ordered to draw up plans to withdraw roughly one-half of the American forces remaining in Afghanistan. It’s about time.
American troops have been in Afghanistan for seventeen years now, it’s time to bring them all home.
America’s longest war seems likely to soon turn into America’s never-ending war.
Based on initial reports, Trump’s Afghanistan policy looks a lot like what we’ve seen for the past sixteen years.
America’s longest war is still going on, and President Trump’s advisers want him to continue his predecessor’s policies of continuing to re-expand American forces in a war that has seemingly no end.
The plan to withdraw nearly all American forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 is being put on hold.
The Taliban dealt a major defeat to a numerically superior Afghan Army force, raising questions about just how well Afghanistan can defend itself on its own.
The Afghan Army isn’t doing so well against the Taliban right now.
U.S forces in Afghanistan have been involved in missions that go far beyond the counterterror mission the Obama Administration said they would be limited to.
Yet another probable rift between the U.S. and Israel over Iran.
You thought the American combat role in Afghanistan would end on December 31st? Think again.
U.S. troops will be in Afghanistan for at least the next three years.
Before leaving office, Hamid Karzai is once again biting that hand that has fed him for the past decade.
The various factions in Afghanistan have agreed, at least in principle, to alter the nation’s government as part of a deal to resolve election disputes.
There’s a declared winner in Afghanistan’s Presidential Election, but a cloud hangs over the results.