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Leaked Report Urges More Troops for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: A report from the new U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan says there is an urgent need for more foreign troops and civilians,...

New Zealand Special Forces Return to Afghanistan

New Zealand has sent its elite SAS combat force to rejoin the war in Afghanistan. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will discuss the...

NATO struggles to find troops for Afghanistan

Brussels: NATO nations, wracked by budget shortages and engaged in an unpopular war with mounting casualties, will struggle to satisfy the demands of the...

Afghanistan could be lost within a year: US commander

Washington: The top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan has warned President Barack Obama in a confidential report that the war against the Taliban...

Costs of War: Dollar Deals

The report on the global arms bazaar is produced every year by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a division of the Library of Congress,...

Pakistan Tops List of Challenges, Gates Says

WASHINGTON: Of all the challenges and potential problems the United States faces, Pakistan tops Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’ priority list, he said yesterday. “...

Helmet Sensors Providing Data That May Decrease Brain Injury

FORT BELVOIR, Va: For the past year, almost 7,000 sensors mounted on helmets in Iraq and Afghanistan have been collecting data on blast trauma...

Enduring through two wars while planning for future

Balance is the goal for the Department of Defense as its officials work to develop a strategy relevant to fighting two wars and to...

US-NATO chief urges revised Afghan war strategy

KABUL: The US and NATO commander in Afghanistan Monday called for a revised strategy to defeat the Taliban and reverse the "serious" situation as...

US commanders complain of lack of troops in Afghanistan: report

Washington: US military commanders in Afghanistan told President Barack Obama's chief envoy to the region hat they did not have enough troops to do...