Al Qaeda is operating “across” Afghanistan in several regions, according to Gen. Austin Scott Miller, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
The U.S. and the Taliban are negotiating Afghanistan’s future without input from Afghanistan’s government. How is that supposed to work?
The International Criminal Court rejected petitions for it to investigate alleged war crimes committed by the United States in Afghanistan, the BBC reports.
Two House Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday intending to ensure that a withdrawal from Afghanistan will leave behind conditions for future success.
The five senior members of the Afghan Taliban who were freed from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2014 now face American diplomats and military officials in peace talks over the terms of an American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The framework of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal is likely to fail, and it should raise questions and skepticism rather than optimism.
As the Trump administration debates whether to withdraw from Afghanistan, policymakers in Washington should remember that Iran, not just the Taliban, stands to gain from an American retreat.
A Marine Special Forces officer has been promoted in retirement after the Navy acknowledged that he was falsely accused of war crimes for leading his men through a terrorist ambush.