Afghanistan

High-Tech American Military Equipment Lost in Afghanistan

IG report: Lost equipment could end up in terrorist hands

The Defense Department lost advanced military gear sent to bolster coalition forces in Afghanistan, heightening the risk that this proprietary equipment falls into the hands of terrorist forces still operating in the war-torn country, according to a new government oversight report.

Pompeo Strives to Salvage Stalled Afghanistan Peace Effort

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in KabulDOHA/KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought on Monday to salvage a U.S.-led effort to bring peace to Afghanistan, meeting with Taliban officials at a Qatari military base after visiting Kabul to try to end a feud between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political foe.