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He saved the lives of five US troops. Now this Afghan interpreter is an American citizen
Janis Shinwari is credited with saving the lives of five U.S. service members during his eight years serving as an interpreter.
Trump was reportedly well aware of the suspected Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan
President Donald Trump was briefed on intelligence related to possible Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan, both The New York Times and Associated Press reported, though they each gave a different timeline
NATO officials say they were briefed on Russian bounties on US soldiers in Afghanistan — even though Trump claims he wasn’t
Three NATO officials say they had been briefed on intelligence that Russian operatives were secretly offering cash bounties to Taliban-linked militants for U.S. casualties in Afghanistan
Russia reportedly placed secret bounties on US troops in Afghanistan
Soldiers and Airmen from Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul return to base after a quality assurance, quality control patrol near the city of Qalat, Zabul Province, Afghanistan
Here’s the ‘Friends’-themed Afghanistan video we never knew we needed
No one told us life was gonna be this way
US forces conduct airstrikes on Taliban in Afghanistan
American forces conducted two airstrikes on Taliban fighters to foil the militant group's plan to launch attacks on Afghan security forces, a U.S. military spokesman said on Friday, in a move that could hurt the peace process
US troop strength in Afghanistan down to close to 8,600 ahead of schedule
"Due to COVID-19 concerns, we are moving towards that planned drawdown faster than anticipated"
Trump: the US ‘never really fought to win’ in Afghanistan
"Except at the beginning, we never really fought to win."
Afghanistan troop withdrawal still on track despite spate of deadly attacks, US says
Good luck with that!
US and Afghan officials disagree over whether Taliban or ISIS responsible for Kabul hospital massacre
"Neither the Taliban hands nor their stained consciousness can be washed of the blood of women, babies & other innocent in the latest senseless carnage," Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Twitter.
Afghanistan orders security forces to ‘offensive mode’ against Taliban amid fresh attacks
So much for those peace talks
Deadly attacks on hospital and funeral kill dozens in Afghanistan
Gunmen attacked a hospital in Kabul on the same day a suicide bomber struck the funeral of a police commander attended by government officials and a member of parliament in the country's Nangarhar province
The Afghan peace process is going terribly, surprising no one
Peace has not flowered in Afghanistan since the US agreed to leave.
‘F— it, we’re going to war’ — new TV special depicts George W. Bush’s impatience with diplomacy after 9/11
Was invading Afghanistan and Iraq a good idea? Never much for public introspection, George W. Bush was always content to let history judge his presidency
Taliban attacks on Afghan forces have surged since signing of US peace deal
The Taliban have mounted more than 4,500 attacks in Afghanistan, marking a sharp escalation in violence, in the 45 days since signing a deal with the United States that paves the way for a U.S. troop drawdown
Clashes across Afghanistan kill dozens of security force members, militants
Clashes between Afghan forces and Taliban militants killed dozens nationwide over the past 24 hours, authorities said on Wednesday, even as the United States tries to broker peace talks between the warring sides
Top US commander in Afghanistan meets with Taliban to discuss reduction in violence
The commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan met Taliban leadership in Doha to discuss the need to reduce violence in the war-torn country, spokesmen for both sides said on Saturday, as continued clashes threaten to derail a fragile peace process.
Rockets strike Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan
Five rockets hit a major U.S. air base in Afghanistan on Thursday but there were no casualties, Afghanistan's NATO-led force said, in an attack claimed by the ISIS militant group
Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan arrested
Abdullah Orakzai, also known as Aslam Farooqi, was arrested alongside 19 other militants in a "targeted and sophisticated operation," Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security said in a statement
Taliban break off talks with Afghan government on prisoner exchange
The Taliban on Tuesday broke off talks with the Afghan government on a prisoner exchange, a main step in peace talks being brokered by the United States after it agreed on a troop withdrawal pact with the militants
Planned $1 billion cut in US aid would come from Pentagon fund for Afghan security forces
"The idea they would cut security forces funding goes against U.S. national security interests."
Afghanistan prepares to swap 100 Taliban prisoners for 20 security forces
Afghanistan began on Thursday the process of releasing from jail 100 Taliban Islamist militants in a prisoner swap for 20 of its security forces, a senior security official and a Taliban representative said
Taliban prisoner exchange to begin amid COVID-19 pandemic
Afghanistan will release some Taliban prisoners this week as part of confidence building measure crucial for the success of the peace deal signed between America and the Taliban to end nearly two decades of war