Afghanistan

The city of Kabul can be seen at sundown from the rear deck of a U.S. Army
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July 13, 2019 - 12:33 pm
An American service member was "killed in action" in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Saturday without offering details about the service member's identity or the circumstances surrounding the death.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with, from left, Resolute Support NATO Base Commander Gen. Austin Scott Miller, Afghanistan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass, Pompeo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Afghan Chief Executiv
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July 06, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report "substantive" progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement in the country's 17-year war
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April 10, 2019 - 9:21 am
The Pentagon has released the identities of three Marines killed in a roadside bombing of an American convoy in Afghanistan on Monday.
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April 09, 2019 - 3:16 am
Three American service members and a U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday near the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, the U.S. forces said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
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February 08, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Tempering expectations, the Trump administration's peace envoy for Afghanistan said Friday that although his talks with the Taliban have produced a tentative "framework" agreement, negotiations are far from finished.
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 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers carry out an exercise during a live firing at the Afghan Military Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan
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January 30, 2019 - 5:51 pm
Discussions between a U.S. envoy and the Taliban are advancing weeks after the administration said it wanted to begin drawing down troops in Afghanistan
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January 18, 2019 - 11:32 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday canceled her plans to travel by commercial plane to visit U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying President Donald Trump had caused a security risk by talking about the trip.
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December 31, 2018 - 3:12 pm
The former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Sunday that withdrawing up to half the 14,000 American troops serving there would reduce the incentive for the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal after more than 17 years of war.
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December 21, 2018 - 2:45 pm
The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration's policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table after more than 17 years of war.
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December 04, 2018 - 12:48 pm
The Marine officer chosen to command U.S. forces in the Middle East says the fight in Afghanistan is at a stalemate and the significant number of Afghan troop deaths in the war is not sustainable.
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