- Afghan soldier who fled US training site granted asylum Updated: Jul-01-15 8:50 am
BUFFALO, New York - Federal officials have granted asylum to an Afghan military officer who along with two comrades slipped away from a U.S. training exercise in Massachusetts to avoid being sent back home.
- Man of peace to become Afghan wartime defense minister Updated: Jun-16-15 10:20 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - War-torn Afghanistan may soon have a defense minister, nine months after the new government was formed and amid some of the toughest fighting since the Talban's insurgency began nearly 14 years ago.
- Afghanistan gets 'mini-Pentagon' as troops struggle Updated: Jun-12-15 3:38 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - They call it the "mini-Pentagon" -- a white marble building in the heart of Afghanistan's capital built with U.S. funds to serve as the headquarters of a modern military more than a decade in the making.
- Soldier who killed 16 Afghans says he was 'consumed by war' Updated: Jun-07-15 10:44 pm
TACOMA, Washington - The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments.