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Germany Starts Moving Equipment Out of Afghanistan

Germany Starts Moving Equipment Out of Afghanistan

Germany has started withdrawing its soldiers and material from Afghanistan. The move poses a great logistical challenge and will also be expensive. Despite the Bundeswehr’s experience in overseas assignments, getting its equipment out of Afghanistan will prove to be an […]


US On Track In Afghanistan, Military Leaders Tell Senate

US On Track In Afghanistan, Military Leaders Tell Senate

Despite Taliban resistance, U.S. military objectives in Afghanistan are on track, senior U.S. military leaders told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. told the committee during their reconfirmation […]


Report reveals Pakistan-US ‘understanding’ on drones

Report reveals Pakistan-US ‘understanding’ on drones

Pakistan reached an understanding with the United States on drone strikes targeting Islamist militants and the attacks can be useful, according leaked remarks from a former intelligence chief. Pakistan publicly condemns US missile attacks on Taliban and Al-Qaeda operatives as […]


US to open peace talks with Taliban

US to open peace talks with Taliban

The United States and the Taliban cleared the decks for peace talks Tuesday even as a deadly attack on US troops underlined the still furious nature of their decade-long war. US officials welcomed the Islamist insurgent group’s opening of an […]


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 […]


Afghan army beset by desertions as NATO pullout looms

Afghan army beset by desertions as NATO pullout looms

Far from home, poorly paid and discriminated against, Mushtaq and Sefadullah are among thousands of Afghans who are deserting the army in a worrying trend two years before NATO troops leave. It is not that they have joined the Taliban. […]


Post-2014 Afghanistan Troop Levels Remain Undecided

Post-2014 Afghanistan Troop Levels Remain Undecided

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has yet to forward a recommendation to the White House on how many U.S. troops should remain in Afghanistan after 2014, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said today. “It’s entirely premature to speculate on troop […]


Drone vs Drone: Pakistan joins aircraft race

Drone vs Drone: Pakistan joins aircraft race

Drone vs Drone: Pakistan joins aircraft race

According to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, since June of 2004 between 2500 to 3300 people have…


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 […]


 
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