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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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December 03, 2018 - 12:15 pm
The Pentagon says that a fourth soldier has died from wounds suffered last week in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan.
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November 28, 2018 - 4:49 pm
Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
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