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June 17, 2017
Official: Seven U.S. soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan - At least one Afghan was killed and seven American soldiers were wounded in an "insider attack" at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a U.S. military official said. A spokesman for the U.S. military command in Kabul said earlier comments by an...
June 17, 2017 - 2:18pm
June 12, 2017
Afghan soldier kills 3 US soldiers, US official says
Three US soldiers were killed and another wounded during a joint US-Afghan military operation Saturday in Nangarhar province, US officials told...
June 12, 2017 - 6:09pm
May 26, 2017
'Chosen Few' tells story of sacrifice
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Matthew Kahler gave his life leading one of the most decorated units in the Afghanistan conflict. Sgt. 1st Class...
May 26, 2017 - 9:00pm
April 16, 2017
In Afghanistan, Trump aide promises coordinated response to enemies
KABUL - President Donald Trump's national security adviser met Afghan officials in Kabul on Sunday and said the new administration was weighing...
April 16, 2017 - 12:32pm
April 15, 2017
Former Afghan president calls decision to drop massive U.S. bomb "treason"
KABUL - Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai accused his successor on Saturday, April 15, of committing treason by allowing the U.S. military...
April 15, 2017 - 9:39am
April 13, 2017
U.S. strike kills an al Qaeda 'leader' in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said on Saturday a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the...
April 13, 2017 - 2:06pm
U.S. unleashes 'mother of all bombs' for first time in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON - The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan...
April 13, 2017 - 12:04pm
June 16, 2015
VIDEO: Veteran welcomed to new smart home: House near Duluth is custom-built to meet needs of Marine wounded in Afghanistan
Anyone who has owned a home can remember being handed the keys for the first time. For Mark and Heather Litynski, however, the keys to their...
June 16, 2015 - 7:59pm
November 21, 2014
Jim Hightower: The first casualty of war
Reflecting on World War I, California Senator Hiram Johnson famously said: “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” Actually, in America’s recent wars, officials have slaughtered the truth even before the fighting. The Bush-Cheney regime hustled America into its Iraq...
November 21, 2014 - 12:24am
November 7, 2014
Jim Hightower: Poppy output hits new highs
I have breaking news from the frontlines of the war. No, not the new war in Iraq. That really is Iraq War III for us — our nation’s third trip there in just 25 years. Maybe the third try will be the charm, though I really don’t think there’s anything charming about it. Nor...
November 7, 2014 - 12:32am
May 22, 2014
Diana West: No end for Afghanistan’s war on the U.S. taxpayer
John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), may have taken Uncle Sam and shaken him by the lapels this week, but the media missed it. Americans, however, need to hear how Sopko, in an address at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.,...
May 22, 2014 - 11:29pm
January 16, 2014
Diana West: Will Obama turn out to be fall guy?
Excuse me while I defend President Obama. To be sure, this doesn’t happen often, if at all. But this Robert Gates story, whipping through Washington like wildfire, feels like smoke in our eyes. It all started with an article by Bob Woodward in The Washington Post about the former...
January 16, 2014 - 10:26pm
December 17, 2013
Six U.S. soldiers killed in chopper crash in Afghanistan
KABUL (Reuters) - Six U.S. soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, NATO said, the largest death toll in a single incident to hit the international force in months. "The cause of the crash is under investigation; however, initial reporting...
December 17, 2013 - 9:36am
April 8, 2013
Father: Slain diplomat died doing what she loved
CHICAGO (AP) — The family of an American diplomat who was among those killed in a terrorist attack in southern Afghanistan has taken solace...
April 8, 2013 - 10:17am
October 9, 2012
First female rapper debuts in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — “Listen to my story! Listen to my pain and suffering!” Afghanistan's first female rapper Sosan Firooz pleads...
October 9, 2012 - 12:22pm