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Marines rekindling old Afghan relations in Helmand Province
In Afghanistan's turbulent Helmand province, U.S. Marines are rekindling old relationships and identifying weaknesses in the Afghan forces that the Trump administration hopes to address with a new strategy and the infusion of several thousand U.S. forces
The Latest: Taliban claims deadly Helmand explosion
The Latest: Afghanistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for a powerful suicide car bomb that killed at least 29 people, mostly civilians, on Thursday in southern Helmand province
Q&A: Taliban infiltrate Afghan army to target foreign troops
Taliban militants have encouraged infiltration of the Afghan Security Forces in order to take aim at foreign troops
2 Americans Killed in Attack in Kabul , Afghanistan
Two Americans have been killed and three others were injured in an attack near a coalition base near Kabul, Afghanistan, in what an Afghan official described as an insider attack. "The two individuals were killed during an attack near a coalition base by an unknown assailant, who was later killed.
Afghan, US Special Forces Free 40 From Taliban Prison in Overnight Helicopter Assault
Afghan and U.S. special forces freed 40 Afghan security personnel from a Taliban prison overnight in a joint mission. The Afghan Special Security Forces’ ground element, along with the Special Mission Wing, conducted a helicopter assault mission in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan Thursday
US Service Member Killed in Afghanistan Shooting
U.S. officials confirm that a U.S. service member was killed in a shooting incident in Jalalabad, Afghanistan , that left seven others wounded. Initial indications are that the shooting may have involved a member of the Afghan Security Forces. A statement released by the military coalition in
Afghan Forces Lose Track of Deadly Weapons, Report Says
By STEPHANIE LOPEZ The Afghan armed forces are not keeping proper track of the hundreds of thousands of weapons given to them by the U.S. military, prompting fears U.S.-supplied arms could be falling into the hands of insurgents, a new U.S. government report says. The...
Top 6 Ways to Burn Taxpayers' Millions in Afghanistan
Stream of Inspector General Documents in 2013 Describe Projects Failed, Failing, Useless or Delayed
Taxpayers' $230M in Spare Parts 'Unaccounted For' in Afghanistan: Report
NATO and Afghan security forces in 2012 were unable to account for nearly a quarter billion dollars-worth of spare vehicle parts bought by U.S. taxpayers for the Afghan military, according to a new government watchdog report. The audit report, released Wednesday by the Special Inspector...
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's Afghan Visit Met by Suicide Attacks
First Attack Happened Outside the Gate to the Afghan Ministry of Defense Headquarters