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Calls to end War in Afghanistan come on 17th anniversary of conflict
The 17th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan occurred in October 2018. Many people say it’s time to end the conflict, including Representative Ruben Gallego. The Arizona official serving in the US House believes, “American troops should come home.” Gallego’s opinion might carry more weight than others. He is a…
Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress visit troops in Afghanistan
US troops stationed at Afghan Forward Operating Base Oqab in Kabul had some special visitors recently. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and seven other members of the House of Representatives spent two days visiting with the troops and meeting with generals. Before their trip to Kabul, the delegation spent time…
Obama greenlights Afghan surge to regain upper hand
The Afghan military has seen heavy losses over the last two years as it continues to battle insurgent forces. But a new initiative working closely with American fighters could turn the tide. President Obama had to approve of the plan, which allows more direct involvement by US troops, though they…
Training Afghan Soldiers
Source: Evan Groll/Vimeo Creative Commons
How United States Marines worked to train Afghan soldiers so that they could eventually protect their own country.
US Embassy in Kabul Tweets
RT @SecBlinken: As the month of Ramadan begins, let us use this time to remind ourselves of the common values of peace, harmony, and empath…(about 1 day ago)
RT @State_SCA: Terrible news of an 6.5 magnitude earthquake affecting Afghanistan and Pakistan, with reports of casualties in both countrie…(about 1 day ago)
از جانب ماموریت ایالات متحده برای افغانستان یک ماه مبارک رمضان مملو از برکت و سعادتمندی برای همه آروز می کنیم. #رمضان مبارک!(about 2 days ago)
Photo Gallery: A Decade of War in Afghanistan
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