Confidential U.S. assessments show the Afghanistan government is not prepared to take over and govern when the United States withdraws its troops, the Washington Times reports.
A British sniper in Afghanistan managed to kill six Taliban insurgents with just one bullet by hitting the target switch of a suicide bomber, whose device exploded, the Telegraph reports.
Al Qaeda is laying the groundwork to relaunch in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of the United States and other international forces.
Civil war could break out if the Obama administration withdraws all troops from Afghanistan, a senior Pakistani official warned Tuesday.
Rep. Buck McKeon (R., Calif.) blasted President Barack Obama on Monday for not acknowledging the victories U.S. forces have achieved in Afghanistan and explaining America’s moral responsibility in the war.
The Taliban-led insurgency in Afghanistan will intensify following the drawdown of U.S. and allied troops in Afghanistan later this year, according to a Pentagon-sponsored independent study.