Afghanistan


Pentagon Identifies Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon has released the name of a U.S. soldier who died of wounds sustained in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan. The Friday crash in Logar Province killed Jacob…

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Tillerson Says Room for Taliban in Afghan Government

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan’s government as long as they renounce violence and terrorism…

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Mattis Says Afghan Forces Fully Engaged for First Time

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Tuesday that the Afghanistan security forces are fully engaged in combat military operations for the first time during the 16-year-old war and are suffering…

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