Vice President Mike Pence told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on a secret visit Thursday to Afghanistan that the U.S. is “here to see this through” as they discussed a newly announced U.S. strategy
Vice President Mike Pence met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and then addressed American soldiers to outline President Donald Trump's strategy in Afghanistan. (Dec. 21)
Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to visit US troops who are spending the holidays away from their families. This is Pence’s first visit to a war zone since taking office. According to ABC News, Pence...Show More Summary
Pence’s surprise visit comes as the Trump administration charts a pathway to ending the 16-year war there.
Cloaked in secrecy, Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Thursday to meet with Afghan leaders and visit U.S. troops, arriving four months after President Donald … Click to Continue »
The Vice President met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
There was reportedly a Taliban bombing at a U.S. base the same day as his visit.
Taliban insurgents attacked a U.S.-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost on Monday officials said cited by Reuters, giving few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a surprise visit to Kabul by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Show More Summary
"The interests we are pursuing here are clear and enduring," said Carter. President-elect Trump's plans for U.S. involvement in the country aren't known.
His visit comes amid concerns that despite improvements in Afghan government defenses, Taliban forces are gaining leverage
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Afghanistan on Friday, where officials said he planned to meet with U.S. troops and military commanders and Afghan officials.
Credits: Dan Kitwood-Pool/Getty Alt Text: David Cameron at British base in Cyprus PM makes surprise visits to Cyprus and Kabul, where he met new Afghan president Ashraf Ghani One-Minute Read Friday, October 3, 2014 - 9:14am David Cameron...Show More Summary
David Cameron is first world leader to hold talks in Kabul with newly-inaugurated Afghan president Ashraf Ghani.
According to pool reports, President Barack Obama arrived unannounced in Kabul, Afghanistan Sunday, a surprise visit to American troops on Memorial Day weekend.
Diplomatic visits by American officials to war zones are routinely kept secret until they happen. This particular trip should not surprise anyone, as there’s a bit of tension between the US and Afghan president, and details have to be finalized as the American troop drawdown is nearly complete: They will discuss a looming end of […]
This week's Photo of the Week comes to us from the White House Official Photographer, Pete Souza. On May 2, President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, where shortly after midnight Kabul time, President Obama and his counterpart, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement. Show More Summary
Clip description: During a surprise visit Tuesday to Afghanistan, where he signed an agreement outlining the U.S. role there after most NATO forces leave in 2014, President Barack Obama said he knew many Americans are tired of the war,...Show More Summary
An earlier Mediaite post containing reports of the President's surprise visit to Afghanistan was deleted out of an abundance of caution, when we learned that the NY Post had deleted their story, leaving the sourcing on the story rather thin. Show More Summary
I expect Mitt Romney to start complaining about this any second now: President Obama has made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan, according to a White House pool report. He will also address the nation at 7:30 pm ET. AP notes that Obama will "sign an agreement cementing the U.S. Show More Summary
President Obama is marking the one-year anniversary of the U.S. killing of Osama bin Laden by making a surprise visit to Afghanistan. The president arriving under cover of darkness at Bagram Air Base – then seen boarding a helicopter. He was last in Afghanistan in December, 2010.