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Afghan civil war feared as Taliban survive US surge

Afghan civil war feared as Taliban survive US surge

With the end of the US surge in Afghanistan, the Taliban have survived the biggest military onslaught the West will throw at them — and fears are growing that a disastrous new civil war looms. The last of the extra […]


Shadow ‘enhanced platoons’ meet growing need in Afghanistan

Shadow ‘enhanced platoons’ meet growing need in Afghanistan

When the Afghan theater commander called on the Army to increase the number of Shadow platoons in theater during the height of the 2011 Operation Enduring Freedom summer campaign, the Army was ready to answer the call. Gen. David Petraeus, […]


Afghans ‘concerned’ over airforce as NATO pulls out

Afghans ‘concerned’ over airforce as NATO pulls out

Afghanistan’s defence ministry has expressed concern over the slow pace of developing its airforce ahead of a scheduled withdrawal of NATO troops and equipment, the government said Sunday. More than a dozen transport aircraft provided to the Afghan airforce by […]


Summit Charts NATO Course In Afghanistan, For Future

Summit Charts NATO Course In Afghanistan, For Future

NATO hasn’t just endured, it has thrived, President Barack Obama said at the conclusion of the alliance’s summit in Chicago today. Alliance and partner-nation leaders met in the Windy City and covered a range of issues from Afghanistan to missile […]


New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan early

New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan early

New Zealand said on Tuesday it will withdraw its 145 troops from Afghanistan in late 2013, a year ahead of schedule, after paving the way for an early handover to local authorities. Foreign Minister Murray McCully said the success of […]


NATO traces path out of Afghanistan

NATO traces path out of Afghanistan

NATO leaders mapped a path out of the unpopular war in Afghanistan, backing plans to hand Afghans the combat lead from mid-2013 while vowing to stand by them as they seize their own destiny. In a Chicago summit declaration, US […]


NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

A year and a half after the NATO members at their summit in Lisbon, Portugal, pledged bold action to revitalize the future alliance, heads of state and government are reaffirming commitment to their collective defense and security, President Barack Obama […]


Chicago NATO Summit 2012 Declaration

Chicago NATO Summit 2012 Declaration

Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Chicago on 20 May 2012 We, the Heads of State and Government of the member countries of the North Atlantic Alliance, have […]


NATO allies focus on ending unpopular Afghan war

NATO allies focus on ending unpopular Afghan war

US President Barack Obama and NATO allies will focus Monday on logistical aspects of ending the protracted Afghan war after President Hamid Karzai vowed his country will no longer be a “burden” for the international community. Pakistani President Asif Ali […]


 
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