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5 US Special Operations soldiers killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan
A US Defense Department official has anonymously confirmed to AP that five ISAF servicemen killed by friendly fire in southern Afghanistan were actually American soldiers. This could become the worst friendly-fire incident in 13 years of the Afghan War.

10.06.2014 10:53

Bergdahl’s family receives death threats as he recalls Taliban torturers
Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal’s family have been receiving death threats since his controversial release in a prisoner swap with the Taliban a week ago. Unable to reunite with his family, the US Army soldier has started speaking of his difficulties in captivity.

08.06.2014 11:22

Released Taliban commander promises to return to fight Americans
A source close to one of the former Guantanamo Bay prisoners released last week by the United States claim he plans to travel back to Afghanistan to fight against American troops.

06.06.2014 18:41

Bergdahl's hometown cancels ‘Welcome home’ celebration
An annual rally in the hometown of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl meant to raise awareness of the United States soldier who for five years was held captive in Afghanistan was turned into a welcome home celebration this week and then cancelled altogether.

05.06.2014 14:38

US Army may press charges against Bowe Bergdahl
The United States may still choose to press charges against the American soldier released this week from Taliban custody after five years in captivity, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.

03.06.2014 14:15

Key US air base supplying Afghanistan closes
The US military has finally closed its transit center at Bishkek’s Manas airport, Kyrgyzstan. During the 12 1/2 years of the Afghan military campaign the facility remained the primary air supply hub for the ISAF’s contingent in the war zone.

03.06.2014 07:18

US troops 'kidnap' 4-year-old drone strike victim from hospital, family says
A four-year-old girl whose face was blown off during a US drone strike in Afghanistan was kidnapped by American troops and hidden by an international organization, her family says.

02.06.2014 20:09

Bergdahl blamed for deaths of US soldiers in Afghanistan
United States Army soldiers who served in Afghanistan alongside former prisoner of war Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are speaking up to condemn their one-time colleague and those who are labeling him a hero following his release from Taliban custody this week.

02.06.2014 16:13

Why is Russia lifting embargo on military supplies to Pakistan?
Russia has just announced a hugely strategic decision that may alter the regional power matrix and bug India at a time when the just-installed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was looking to deepen ties with Moscow.

02.06.2014 15:31

US captive soldier in Afghanistan exchanged for 5 Guantanamo detainees
Five detainees at the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison have been released in exchange for an American soldier who was taken hostage by the Taliban in 2009, US officials said.

31.05.2014 16:35

'Obama says the US is indispensable, meaning all other countries are dispensable?'
If indispensable means invasive than there is no country that has invaded more states in the world, that has violated human rights and international law more than has the US, foreign policy expert Richard Becker told RT.

29.05.2014 08:46

WikiLeaks claims Google director helped the NSA spy on Afghanistan
Transparency group WikiLeaks blasted fellow secret-spillers The Intercept last week for censoring the name of a country targeted by United States surveillance. WikiLeaks alleges the nation to be Afghanistan, but the story might not stop right there.

28.05.2014 14:20

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