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New video seems to confirm that a civilian cargo plane that crashed at Bagram Air Field Monday, killing all seven people aboard, was NOT taken down by enemy action. Five of seven people killed in the crash are from Michigan. The Taliban quickly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it might leave no troops in Afghanistan after December 2014, an option that defies the Pentagon's view that thousands of troops may be needed to contain al-Qaida and to strengthen Afghan forces....
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared. U.S. Army Capts. Joshua Lawrence and Drew Russell were inside a small command post on an Afghan army base, wrapping up a long day of coordinating the safe arrival of nearly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Army investigators said Monday they found no bullet wound nor evidence of foul play in the death of a soldier in Afghanistan who died during a Skype video chat with his wife. Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark collapsed while speaking to his...
Tags: U.S. Army, Afghanistan, Washington, DC, Skype
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A white, mixed-breed dog utters a warning bark at a beige SUV as it pulls up alongside a barn on Mount Gilead Road, a few miles east of Bloomington. The van stops, and a 30-year-old man climbs out. "Hey, buddy," the man...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Army says a 49-year-old brigadier general has died in Afghanistan. A statement posted on the Fort Hood website says Brig. Gen. Terence Hildner died Friday in Kabul of apparent natural causes. Hildner has...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say insurgents are firing rockets at the U.S. Embassy as gunbattles shake downtown Kabul and its diplomatic quarter. Police official Mohammed Zahir says a large group of gunmen are firing from positions in a tall...
Tags: U.S. Embassy, House Building
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan and NATO officials say at least 13 insurgents have been killed in eastern Afghanistan after gunbattles and a coalition airstrike against a building occupied by Taliban fighters. Coalition spokesman Capt. Justin...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Marine who nursed an emaciated puppy back to health while serving in Afghanistan has been reunited with the dog he left behind in the war-torn nation. WISH-TV reports that a nonprofit helped get the canine from...
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ReutersBy Ross Colvin NEW DELHI, May 22 (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Wednesday he had given a "wish list" of military equipment to India during a visit this week, presenting a conundrum for New Delhi as it weighs whether arming the Afghan...
NEW DELHI -- Afghan security after the departure of foreign combat troops in 2014 will become easier because of the ill-advised, misdirected and often corrupt ways NATO and its contractors have pursued the "war on terror," Afghan President Hamid Karzai...
AP National WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Khaled Hosseini, whose novels have sold more than 38 million copies worldwide, knows what a lucky man he is. "What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line," says the Afghan-American author of "The...
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