by Igor Volsky Posted on February 3, 2015
Ashton Carter's written response to a lengthy committee questionnaire comes just days before he faces a Republican-dominated confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on January 30, 2015 Updated: January 30, 2015
More than 15,000 people are killed by landmines every year.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on December 28, 2014 Updated: January 1, 2015
The longest war in American history came to a close on Sunday, marked by a ceremony in Kabul 13 years after it started in 2001
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 5, 2014
The bill affords $63.7 billion to “overseas contingency operations” in Afghanistan and Iraq. Didn't President Obama promise to end those wars?
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on November 12, 2014 Updated: November 12, 2014
Blind patriotism: not really the best kind of patriotism.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 28, 2014 Updated: October 28, 2014
The U.S. government paid a local Afghan construction company $18.5 million -- 90 percent of the contracted $20.2 million -- even though the company only completed about 50 percent of the work it was supposed to do at Pul-e-Charkhi prison.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Hayes Brown Posted on September 2, 2014
Between trying to leave an Afghanistan in the midst of a political crisis and the war next door between Ukraine and Russia, NATO has a lot to handle.
by Will Freeman Posted on July 28, 2014
The U.S. has sold hundreds of thousands of weapons to Afghanistan over the past decade, but now the Department of Defense is saying neither government can find where they all went.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 24, 2014
Even though a previous study had made clear that Afghanistan wasn't the best place to try to grow the crop.