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American general killed in insider Afghan attack

The attacker was dressed in an Afghan army uniform.

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George Will: Some questions for Hagel

Senate hearings on the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary will be a distinctive Washington entertainment, a donnybrook without drama. He should be confirmed: Presidents are due substantial deference in selecting Cabinet members because they administer presidential policies and…

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Obama must make decision on Afghan war

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October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

3 principles against Afghanistan buildup

It is crunch time on Afghanistan, so here's my vote: We need to be thinking about how to reduce our footprint and our goals there in a responsible way, not dig in deeper. We simply do not have the Afghan partners, the NATO allies, the domestic support, the financial resources or the national…

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Day of destruction in 2 nations

Day of destruction in 2 nations

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan punctuated U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's arrival with deadly attacks on Wednesday, underscoring their ability to cause chaos even in the face of offensives on both sides of the border.

October 29, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Day of destruction in 2 nations

Day of destruction in 2 nations

 

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Day of destruction in 2 nations

Day of destruction in 2 nations

 

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Troops already hold 12-1 ratio over Taliban in Afghanistan

Troops already hold 12-1 ratio over Taliban in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS — There are already more than 100,000 international troops in Afghanistan working with 200,000 Afghan security forces and police. It adds up to a 12-1 numerical advantage over Taliban rebels, but it hasn't led to anything close to victory.

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

11 troops, 3 DEA agents killed in Afghanistan copter crashes

KABUL — A U.S. military helicopter crashed Monday while returning from the scene of a firefight with Taliban drug traffickers in western Afghanistan, killing 10 Americans including three DEA agents in a not-so-noticed war within a war.

October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Taliban threaten would-be voters; US soldiers kill 4 civilians in van

KABUL — Taliban fighters warned Afghans not to take part in the war-racked country's upcoming presidential runoff, threatening Saturday to launch a fresh wave of violence on polling day to stop them.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Suicide bombings kill 24 in Pakistan as army tries uprooting Taliban

Suicide bombings kill 24 in Pakistan as army tries uprooting Taliban

ISLAMABAD — A suicide bomber on a bicycle attacked a major Pakistani air base on Friday, killing seven people in an escalating campaign that strikes at the heart of this nuclear-armed nation's security forces.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
US allies signal willingness to send more troops to Afghanistan

US allies signal willingness to send more troops to Afghanistan

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Top NATO and U.N. officials signaled Friday that they may request more international troops to join U.S. forces in Afghanistan as the top U.S. defense official said President Obama is still weeks away from deciding on a shift in war strategy.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Mortars, gunfire kill 24, wound 60 in Somalia's capital

Mortars, gunfire kill 24, wound 60 in Somalia's capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Mortars fired by Islamic militants slammed into Somalia's airport as the president was boarding a plane Thursday, sparking battles that killed at least 24 people when return fire hit residential areas and a market, officials said.

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Fight focuses on Taliban chief's hometown

Fight focuses on Taliban chief's hometown

PARACHINAR, Pakistan — Soldiers fought for the Pakistani Taliban chief's hometown Wednesday as they pressed an offensive along the Afghan border, while intelligence officials said U.S. missiles hit territory controlled by another insurgent, threatening to undermine deals that keep some milit…

October 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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