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Miranshah (Pakistan) -. Seventeen suspected Islamist rebels were killed Wednesday morning in a U.S. drone bombing in a tribal area of northwest Pakistan, according to a new report from officials of local security
Karzai had ordered all US Special Forces out of Wardak province within two weeks on February 24. Now more than three weeks later, an agreement has been reached but only to withdraw from one district of the province.
Margolis has an article here on the NATO mission in Afghanistan. He begins by citing the dictum of the U.S. philosopher Santayana who said that those who forgeet history are
After a report looking into civilian casualties caused by NATO air strikes and night raids Karzai has again asked for both to stop. He has been complaining about these raids and demanding they cease for ages now but without significant
Poland joined the U.S. led mission in Afghanistan in 2002. As with other countries it has suffered a number of casualties as a result. The Poles are part of the NATO ISAF group. Poland's contingent in the Afghan mission at
KABUL: President Hamid Karzai will shortly unveil up to 17 more areas transferring from Nato to Afghan control as Afghanistan prepares to take full responsibility for security by 2014, an official said on Wednesday.
The Afghanistan Analysts Network based in Kandahar has issued a detailed report that claims that NATO claims of large numbers of Taliban leaders killed are very much exaggerated. A short analysis with links to the report can be found in an
Karzai will no doubt be furious. He has consistently denounced such strikes. In fact he has been vehement and so insistent that they must stop that it is hard to see how he can escalate his response. Nothing he has said seems to make the
The U.S. military in Afghanistan will be sending 80 agents of espionage-cons to help stop the infiltration of Taliban into the Afghan security forces, reports the
When it comes to recruiting groups to fight the Taliban it seems to make no difference that some of the warlords that NATO allies itself with are worse than the Taliban they are helping fight. As long as they are "our"