Category Archives: Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 80 people were killed and another 231 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said. In a statement issued by its news agency, Aamaq, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the […]
Now that President Barack Obama has abandoned his plan to greatly scale back U.S.-involvement in the Afghan war, military commanders are drawing up plans to help Afghan forces hammer Taliban insurgents.
President Barack Obama plans to increase to around 8,400 the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office.