Trump reiterates that he wants to end the Afghanistan war and ‘bring our troops back home’

'We are working to finally end America's longest war and bring our troops back home!'


'The Afghanistan Papers' are being turned into a documentary and a scripted series

"The Afghanistan Papers," a confidential trove of interviews with top U.S. national security officials obtained by the Washington Post that showed a years-long effort to hide the truth about the war in Afghanistan, is getting the Hollywood treatment.


An Afghanistan peace deal is shimmering above the horizon — just like a desert mirage

Your friend and humble narrator is extremely skeptical that peace may be at hand.


US government officials are encouraged to lie about progress in Afghanistan, special inspector general says

'You create from the bottom up an incentive because of short time frames – we're there for six months, nine months, or a year – to show success. That gets reported up the chain and before we know it the president is talking about success that doesn't exist.'


Top US general says troops who died in Afghanistan did not give their lives for nothing

"Our soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who have given their lives in Afghanistan have not given their lives in vain, in my view."