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Is Afghanistan Ready for A Complete Pullout?

Is Afghanistan Ready for A Complete Pullout?

For the first time, Washington has publicly announced the possibility that no US soldiers will remain in Afghanistan past 2014. German experts are skeptical that Afghan security will be able to cope without their help. “We wouldn’t rule out any […]


401st completes M1114 vehicle transfer to Afghan National Army

401st completes M1114 vehicle transfer to Afghan National Army

A historic mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade came to an end, Nov. 12, when AFSBn-Bagram issued 49 M1114 vehicles to the Afghan National Army, under a Foreign Military Sales case. The 49 vehicles were the last of […]


Report: Afghan Security Forces Face Infrastructure Challenges

Report: Afghan Security Forces Face Infrastructure Challenges

The Afghan government will have a tough time maintaining and operating the infrastructure for its national security forces once international forces leave, according to a report issued by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction yesterday. Defense Department officials are […]


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 […]


 
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