| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:49 AM
This northern Rocky Mountains town, home to Bowe Bergdahl, went back to work Monday knowing it was one step closer to being whole again.
Bergdahl, the last remaining prisoner of war in Afghanistan, was finally a free man. The development came...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Republican lawmakers angered by a White House deal to swap five Taliban prisoners for a captured U.S. soldier in Afghanistan on Monday demanded hearings over why the Obama administration reached the agreement without consulting Congress.
| May 31, 2014
| 8:32 PM
President Barack Obama, flanked by the parents of a U.S. soldier released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an "ironclad commitment" to bring home its...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was flown to a U.S. military hospital in Germany on Sunday after being freed in a swap deal for five Taliban militants who were released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
Army Sergeant Bowe...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:30 AM
With its unblinking focus on young American soldiers sent to fight a seemingly inexhaustible enemy on its home turf, Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington's "Restrepo" was one of the more gripping war documentaries to emerge in recent years, and one of...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:15 AM
President Obama is planning to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the U.S. ends its combat mission this year, but will quickly cut that number roughly in half by the end of 2015, a senior administration official said Tuesday.
Obama plans on...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Seven years ago, Army Spc. Kyle J. White was on a narrow path in the rugged mountains of Afghanistan when he and his U.S. military comrades walked into an ambush.
As one fellow soldier went down, White, then 20, rushed over to help, using his body to...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:25 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — The fatal shooting of three Americans in a charity hospital Thursday punctuated a dismal new trend that has emerged in the waning months of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan: Just as many foreign civilians are being killed as...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Wars are often at their most dangerous as they are winding down, fraught with unpredictability and chaos. But that is also the time when the conflict's true trajectory becomes clear, and the perspective of thoughtful and seasoned observers takes on...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:47 PM
President Obama's plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to fewer than 10,000 by year's end seeks to balance fear that a speedier withdrawal would push Afghan forces to collapse against his desire to end more than a decade of war.
| May 18, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The outcome of India's national election — a resounding triumph for the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party — has put the United States in an awkward position.
The BJP's Narendra Modi will soon be India's prime minister. In 2005, Washington...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:09 PM
After months of running his foreign policy like a firefighter responding to fire alarms around the globe, President Obama is worried that Americans don’t understand his overall approach and plans to launch a campaign to explain it over the coming...