- Final groups of Louisiana-based soldiers to return Updated: Mar-06-14 3:12 pm
- Ex-Afghan translators for German army fear attacks Updated: Mar-06-14 10:58 am
- Will 'zero option' in Afghanistan cause chaos? Updated: Mar-01-14 4:11 am
- Hagel: Total troop withdrawal could pose problems Updated: Feb-27-14 9:38 am
- US general: Grim Afghan future if no security pact Updated: Feb-26-14 3:20 pm
- NATO head: No Afghan deal means no troops past '14 Updated: Feb-26-14 8:52 am
- Flags lowered for Oregon soldier killed in war Updated: Feb-24-14 9:20 pm
- Ala Guard soldiers returning from Afghanistan Updated: Feb-14-14 5:35 am
- Security fears threaten US future in Afghanistan Updated: Feb-11-14 5:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The last of the 1,200 Louisiana-based soldiers who've been in Afghanistan since last summer are returning home to Fort Polk in the coming days.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Sometimes the calls come in the middle of the night. Other times it's a text message sent to a mobile phone. But the warnings are always the same, threats of death for having worked with the German military in northern Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - If President Barack Obama were to decide to leave no military advisory force in Afghanistan next year, would Afghan security unravel to the point of enabling a civil war, a Taliban takeover and a return of al-Qaida in such numbers as to pose a 9/11-type threat?
BRUSSELS - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says withdrawing all U.S. military advisers from Afghanistan after the combat mission ends in December would risk an "erosion of confidence" among Afghan security forces.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without U.S. help, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan's refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, embolden the enemy and prompt some Afghan security forces to cooperate with the Taliban to "hedge their bets."
BRUSSELS - If Afghan leaders and the White House can't agree on a key security pact, the U.S.-led alliance will pull all of its troops and equipment out of Afghanistan by December, NATO's secretary general said Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Gov. John Kitzhaber ordered flags at public institutions lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of a 22-year-old soldier from Portland who was killed in Afghanistan.
MOBILE, Alabama - Valentine's Day will be special for members of an Alabama National Guard unit that's coming home from Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - Warily watching to see how many U.S. troops might remain in Afghanistan next year, American diplomats and aid workers are facing a drawdown of their own as security threats and dwindling resources limit their 12-year push to develop the mostly primitive nation.