On October 7, the US marked 15 years of military activity in Afghanistan.
And despite over a decades worth of US and NATO military assistance, the country remains deeply troubled with a resurgent Taliban, a highly suspect military, and an economy where the opium industry remains the largest single employer. But before the US invasion, before the Russian war, and before the country's Marxist experiment, Afghanistan used to be a far different place.
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The Taliban seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Monday despite U.S. air strikes to repel them, and two NATO soldiers were shot dead by uniformed men on an army bas...
The Taliban is urging all NATO nations in Afghanistan to follow France's lead and pull their international forces from the war this year.
The Taliban responded scornfully Monday to the formal end of NATO’s war in Afghanistan, describing the US-led mission as a “fire of barbarism and cruelty” that had drowned the country “in a pool of blood”. The insurgent group issued...
NATO remains "cautiously optimistic" about progress in the war in Afghanistan despite the tactical challenges it has faced in recent months, the alliance's top military officer said Wednesday.