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  1. Afghan president details US strategy for Afghanistan

    Billingsgazette.com - U.S. 09.20 / 20:32 billingsgazette.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani says the Trump administration has a four-year objective to bring 80 percent of the country back under the government's c…
  2. Afghan president details US strategy for Afghanistan

    DailyHerald.com- Top news 09.20 / 20:20 dailyherald.com
    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says the Trump administration's four-year objective for his nation is to bring 80 percent of the country back under the government's…
  3. Pakistan Pursues Peace, Stability in Afghanistan: FM

    Islamtimes.org - Pakistan 09.20 / 20:03 islamtimes.org
    Islam Times - Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawajah Asif said Islamabad wants securing in neighboring Afghanistan, reacting to Afghan President Ghani’s remarks regarding Kabul’s readiness to hold peace talks with Pakis…
  4. US to deploy over 3000 extra troops to Afghanistan

    Presstv.com - Media 09.20 / 18:58 presstv.com
    Afghans have criticized US plan to send three-thousand more forces to their country under the pretext of fighting Taliban militants and Daesh…
  5. U.S. bombs dropped in Raqqa campaign exceeded total airstrikes across Afghanistan: Report

    WashingtonTimes-World 09.20 / 18:18 washingtontimes.com
    American and coalition aircraft dropped more bombs inside the Islamic State-held Syrian city of Raqqa in a single month than U.S. warplanes fired on Taliban and other extremist groups across all of Afghanistan during the same time frame, a recently released independent report on the coalition air war in Syria…
  6. TNT: Tim Lowenberg, who led Washington’s military during callups for Iraq and Afghanistan wars, died Sunday

    Thesubtimes.com - Camp Murray 09.20 / 17:50 thesubtimes.com
    Tim Lowenberg, who led Washington’s National Guard when its troops were deployed to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wars, has died. Read more: Tim Lowenberg, who led Washington’s miltary during callups for Iraq and Afghanistan wars, died Sunday | The News Tri…
  7. Iran Provides Support to the Taliban in Afghanistan

    Staff writer, SF Afghan Army Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Mohammed Sharif Yaftali told BBC News that Iran is providing military equipment and other support to the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan. However, the Afghan Ministry of Defense quickly disclaimed Yaftali’s comments. His superiors issued a statement saying he was “…
  8. US to deploy over 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan, says Mattis

    Janes.com -Military 09.20 / 15:24 www.janes.com
    The United States will send more than 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan as part of President Donald Trump’s new strategy for the 16 year-old conflict in the Central Asian country, US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis told reporters on 19 September. “It's exactly over 3,000 som…
  9. US to send more than 3,000 troops and more fighter jets to Afghanistan

    Ir-ia.com - World 09.20 / 12:10 ir-ia.com
    US to send 3,000 troops and 18 F-16 fighter jets to Afghanistan US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced […
  10. What the US Military (Still) Doesn’t Understand About Afghanistan

    Thenation.com - Middle Easte 09.20 / 11:48 thenation.com
    Ann Jones Sixteen years in, the Pentagon hasn’t learned any lessons. The post What the US Military (Still) Doesn’t Understand About Afghanistan appeared first on The Nat…
  11. Afghanistan Arms Civilians to Protect Mosques during Holy Month

    Naharnet.com - World 09.20 / 08:27 naharnet.com
    Afghanistan is arming hundreds of civilians nationwide to help protect mosques during one of the holiest months on the Islamic calendar after several deadly attacks on Shiite religious…
  12. Mirziyoyev backs Trump on Afghanistan issue

    Akipress.com - World 09.20 / 05:42 akipress.com
    Mirziyoyev backs Trump on Afghanistan issue 11:40, 20 September 2017, 6 AKIPRESS.COM - President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev speaking at the UN General Assembly on September 19 said his country supports the U.S. President's call on the neighboring countries of Afghanistan to assist the peaceful regulation of the conflict in this country. "We welcome the call of the Administration of the U.S. President Donald Trump to contribute to peaceful process of regulation of the Afghan…
  13. Afghanistan and Its Neighbors

    Weeklystandard.com - Afghanistan 09.20 / 03:15 weeklystandard.com
    KELLY JANE TORRANCESeven months after taking office, President Donald Trump finally announced how his administration plans to fight the longest-running war in American…
  14. Afghanistan's president praises Trump's Afghan strategy at UN

    CNN - Politics 09.20 / 01:45 cnn.com
    The President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, used a substantial part of his speech before Tuesday's session of the United Nations General Assembly to praise President Donald Trump's recently announced strategy for Afghanistan and South…
  15. Virgil: America First or America Last? Trump Abandons Campaign Promise to Sacrifice More Americans to the Afghanistan Me

    Breitbart.com - Politics 09.19 / 22:51 breitbart.com
    President Trump has flip-flopped on the war in Afghanistan, in defiance of his campaign promises and also of public opinion. Why the flip-flop? Did the Establishment make him do it? The Deep State? Or both? Meanwhile, we must ask: Does public opinion matter anymore? The answer is yes, but the people will have to work a lot harder to make sure that their voice is…
  16. Antioch celebration on Sunday for veteran wounded in Afghanistan getting new home for his family

    Antiochherald.com - Antioch 09.15 / 01:54 antiochherald.com
    East County Veterans and Homes for Our Troops make it happen Thanks to the efforts of the East County Veterans Support Services (ECVSS) and Homes for Our Troops, Antioch resident and wounded military veteran Daniel Fye and his family are getting a new home. It will be able to accommodate his needs, having lost part…
  17. US Senate votes against amendment to stop ‘endless’ war in Iraq & Afghanistan

    RT The US Senate has voted 61-36 to kill the amendment, proposed by Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) which would repeal the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Senate can’t repeal the … Continue reading → The post US Senate votes against amendment to stop ‘endless’ war in Iraq & Afghanistan appeared first on From the Trenches World R…
  18. Iran backs Afghanistan's cinema industry

    Presstv.com - Media 09.14 / 22:35 presstv.com
    Afghans are making great efforts to reconstruct their war-torn country in the face of various security and stability challenges facing the…
  19. Ex-Army official: Colorado-based units headed to Afghanistan

    SeattleTimes-World 09.14 / 19:38 seattletimes.com
    FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — A former high-ranking Army official says more than 6,000 soldiers from Fort Carson, Colorado, will be deployed to Afghanistan, but current officials haven’t confirmed the plan. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2h4qj6A) that Patrick Murphy, who was acting secretary of the Army under former President Barack Obama, discussed the deployment […
  20. Study details humanitarian surgical care in afghanistan

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 09.14 / 15:55 medicalxpress.com
    (HealthDay)—Humanitarian surgical care (HSC) has been provided to local national civilians during the Afghanistan conflict, with 49.3 percent of patients treated for non-war-related (NWR) conditions, according to a research letter published online Sept. 13 in JAMA S…