Obama Moves Ahead with Afghanistan Withdrawal Plans"Our core objective...is now within reach. Ensuring that Al-Qaeda can never again use Afghanistan to launch attacks against America."
Obama to Meet Afghan Leader Amid Talks of Final WithdrawalNATO's combat mission will end next year, making the number of US troops left behind crucial to the chances of thwarting Al-Qaeda
Ancient Afghan Papers Shed Light on Jewish LifeCache of 1,000-year-old documents written by Afghan Jews provides great insight into medieval Jewish life in central Asia.
Afghan Taliban Likens US Exit Strategy to VietnamThe Taliban likened the impending withdrawal of US-led foreign troops to the end of the Vietnam war.
Suicide Car Bombing at US Military Base in AfghanistanA suicide car bombing at a US military base in eastern Afghanistan killed at least three Afghans and wounded seven others.
U.S. Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty in Afghan MassacreProsecutors will seek the death penalty for Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers last March.
American Doctor Rescued from Taliban in AfghanistanAn American doctor abducted by the Taliban was rescued by coalition forces Sunday in eastern Afghanistan.
Former Neo-Nazi: Joining Taliban was a 'Terrible Mistake'A former neo-Nazi who joined Taliban and attacked an American base near Afghan-Pakistan border said in court he “made a terrible mistake”.
CBS News Reporter Slams Obama Over Taliban LieCBS News reporter Lara Logan lambasts the Obama administration for pushing the "major lie" that the Taliban has been weakened.
Four NATO Troops Killed in 'Insider' Attack in AfghanistanFour NATO troops were killed Sunday in an insider attack “suspected to involve members of the Afghan police” in southern Afghanistan.
Jordan Asks YouTube to Remove Anti-Islam Video ClipsThe Jordanian government has asked YouTube to remove film clips “insulting Prophet Mohammed and hurting the feelings of Arabs and Muslims.”
On Anniversary of 9/11, Al-Qaeda Leader Confirms Death of DeputyAl-Qaeda leader released a video coinciding with anniversary of September 11 attacks, confirming for the first time the death of his deputy.
Taliban Vows to Kindap and Kill Prince HarryThe Afghan Taliban vowed on Monday to do everything in their power to kidnap or assassinate Britain's Prince Harry.
U.S. Designates Haqqani Network a Terrorist GroupThe U.S. State Department on Friday officially designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani a terrorist organization.
Taliban Beheads 17 for Partaking in Music CelebrationTaliban insurgents beheaded 17 civilians, including two women, in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.
Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in Afghanistan StrikeA senior Pakistani Taliban leader was killed in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan's northern Kunar province, the NATO announced Saturday.
First Hand Account of Bin Laden Raid to be Released on 9/11A new book that provides a detailed, first person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is set to be released on September 11.
Missile Hits US Military Chief’s Plane; Dempsey not On BoardTerrorists attacked the parked plane of US Chief of Staff Martin Dempsey, who was not in the aircraft at the time.
Clinton Apology To Pakistan Reopens Border Supply RouteAn American apology opened the Pakistani gateway to Afghanistan that had been closed after a friendly fire incident.
No Reopening Of Supply Routes To Afghanistan Via PakistanUS relations with Pakistan continue to deteriorate as US negotiation team calls it quits.
Can Obama Succeed In Afghanistan Where Nixon Failed In Vietnam?NATO has made the individual inclination of its member states to leave Afghanistan into a policy
Al-Qaeda Coming Back Despite Obama's Claims, Says ExpertObama said Al-Qaeda was “on a path to defeat,” but expert Seth Jones says he has evidence to the contrary.
Russia's Lavrov Criticizes NATO For Artificial Withdrawal TimingThe NATO Secretary General politely told the Russians to put up or shut up.
Pakistan Taliban Threatens NATO Re-Supply LinesThe Pakistani Taliban has threatened to attack the country's lawmakers if they allow police to reopen NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.
Taliban And Hamid Karzai Compete Over Who Can Snub The AmericansAfter the Qoran burnings, the killing spree by an American sergeant - and its imminent withdrawal, the US has few friends in Afghanistan.
Karzai Demands NATO Pullback After MurdersFollowing the murder of 16 Afghans by a US soldier, Afghan president Hamid Karzai wants NATO restricted to its bases and out by 2013.
Panetta Seeks to Defuse Afghan TensionsUS Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta made a personal appearance in Afghanistan to ease tensions after a US soldier murdered 16.
Afghanistan: U.S. Soldier Murders 16A U.S. soldier has murdered 16 Afghan civilians, including nine children, in an incident likely to exacerbate existing tensions.
NATO, Western Nations Pull Advisers from Afghan MinistriesIslamic rage and murderous terror attacks have prompted NATO and Western nations to yank their advisers from Afghan ministries.
Taliban Revenge Attack Near NATO Base Kills 9Taliban kills nine people at an Afghani NATO base and poisons food at a mess hall in revenge for the U.S. soldiers burning the Koran.
Iran Fights Fire with Fire, General Says Burn the White HouseAn Iranian general says the White House should be burned in response to American soldiers’ burning Korans in Afghanistan.
Video: Afghan Muslims Up in Arms over Koran Burnings by USThe US army has profusely apologized for soldier’s burning Muslim holy books with extremist passages but local Muslims remain angry.
US Forces Assassinate Al Qaeda Chief in PakistanUS forces have assassinated an Al Qaeda terrorist chief in a targeted air strike in Pakistan.
US Wants a Peace Agreement with Taliban in Time for ElectionsThe US has begun talks with the Taliban in Qatar that may produce a prisoner exchange.
Perry: Obama ‘Over The Top’ About Marine VideoTexas Governmor Rick Perry says President Obama is showing 'disdain for the military' with his rhetoric about embarrassing video.
10 Killed in Taliban Raid on Government OfficeThree Taliban terrorists raided a government office sparking a firefight before detonating their suicide vests.
Taliban Moves to Open Foreign OfficeThe Taliban announced it planned to open a foreign office raising the prospect of peace talks between the terror group and the US.
US May Adopt Israel's ‘Free Terrorists for Peace’ TacticThe US may follow Israel’s ‘free terrorist for peace” tactic – and hope for better results. It considers releasing a top Taliban commander.
Iran Signs Oil Deal with AfghanistanThe UN Security Council may have imposed economic sanctions on Iran but Tehran has managed to sign a new oil deal anyway, with Afghanistan.
NATO Driver Killed, Tankers Torched in AfghanistanFor the second time in a week a NATO convoy in Afghanistan has been ambushed after Pakistan closed its borders to the West.
Shiite Shrine Bombings Kill 58, Wound 150 in KabulTwin bombings targeting Shiite worshipers in Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif have resulted in mass casualties.
Taliban Loses 70 Fighters in Disastrous RaidISAF troops dealt the Taliban an embarrassing blow when they killed 70 insurgents without losing a man.
Green Berets Honored First at 9/11 MonumentThe first statue at Ground Zero honors the Green Berets who responded to the call for a War on Terror after the 9/11 attack on America.
Haqqani Group Rebuffs US Peace-Talk ProposalTaliban insurgents say, if Hillary Clinton wants peace-talks, she came to the wrong address.
Afghan President Will Side with Pakistan in Conflict with USHamid Karzai's statement on Pakistani TV that Afghanistan would side with Islamabad against the US merits analysis.
Russia: US Policies Stoking AIDS PandemicMoscow says Washington's refusal to eradicate Afghanistan's poppy fields stokes AIDS through the heroin trade.
Afghanistan and India in First Ever Strategic PactBrought together by suspicion of Pakistani support for terrorism aimed against them Afghanistan and India signed a strategic pact.
Karzai: Rabbani a 'Peace Martyr'Afghan president Hamid Karzai called slain peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbani a 'Martyr for Peace'; assassin carried bomb in turban.
Chief Afghan Peace Negotiator SlainFormer president of Afghanistan, and the nation's top negotiator in talks with the Taliban, was assassinated at talks held in his home.
Taliban Touts Kabul Siege as Sign of Strength, ReachTaliban leaders hailed the 20-hour siege that ended with at least fourteen dead in Kabul this week as a sign of their strength and reach.
Kabul Siege Ends With 14 DeadA 19 hour standoff between NATO-backed Afghan security and Taliban insurgents in the capital of Kabul has come to an end with 14 killed.
Senior Al Qaeda Operative Killed By NATO, Afghani ForcesA senior Al Qaeda terrorist once suspected of helping Osama Bin Laden escape US forces has been killed in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Bomb Kills 8 as Ramadan Fast Day ConcludesA bomb planted on a motorcycle kills eight in a vegetable market in Afghanistan.
Afghan Cleaner Shot Dead in NATO HeadquartersAn Afghan cleaner has been shot dead inside the headquarters of NATO-led forces in Kabul. Reasons and perpetrator unknown.
22 Killed in Afghanistan Suicide BombingTaliban suicide bombers kill at least 22 people in a raid on a governor's compound in Afghanistan.
Top Terrorist Escaped US StrikeThe top US commander in Afghanistan confirmed the terrorist targeted in the tragic raid that ended in 38 troops dead is still at large.
Names of SEALs Killed in Crash ReleasedThe Pentagon has released the names of the 30 U.S. troops killed in an attack on a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan last week.