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Afghanistan

US “sparked Russian spy sensation” in wake of WikiLeaks broadside
In an effort to distract attention from the release of thousands of secret documents on the Afghanistan War, the US rounded up 11 Russian “spies” according to internal sources.

August 20, 2010 14:13

Wikileaks strikes again, reveals “failing war effort” in Afghanistan
The whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has released a large cache of secret military documents from the War in Afghanistan that draws back the curtain on the drawn-out operation.

August 14, 2010 01:14

WikiLeaks invites many questions about Afghan war
One of the biggest leaks in US military history has exposed several cover-ups in the war in Afghanistan, including the deaths of hundreds of civilians.

August 14, 2010 01:14

Leaked data on US forces in Afghanistan is outdated – military analyst
One of the biggest leaks in US military history has exposed several cover-ups over the war in Afghanistan, including the deaths of hundreds of civilians.

July 27, 2010 12:46

Afghanistan dreams of a NATO-free future
With the battle against Taliban forces intensifying, an international conference assembled in Kabul where the future of the embattled country was discussed.

July 23, 2010 18:00

A lot still has to be done in Afghanistan - Russian FM
The Afghan capital Kabul is hosting its biggest international conference in decades as 60 nations are expected to produce an agreement on handing power back to Afghan forces by 2014.

July 20, 2010 23:36

Clinton sends aid to Pakistan, seeks funds to buy-off Taliban fighters
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is allocating $500 million in aid to Pakistan and is working to gain funding to pay-off Taliban fighters to lure them away from the battlefield.

July 21, 2010 05:05

Holbrooke testifies on Afghanistan before Congress
Last month, Afghanistan surpassed Vietnam as the longest military campaign in US history, said US Senator John Kerry. It’s the comparison that cannot be avoided, by press, pundits, and now, politicians.

July 15, 2010 18:34

Afghan war illegal and more expensive than Iraq
Special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke testified before the Senate Foreign Relations committee focusing on the progress of the civilian efforts in Afghanistan.

July 15, 2010 08:42

Afghan protests against NATO raid in full swing
In northern Afghanistan, over 1,000 people have joined a protest to demand foreign troops get out of the country.

July 10, 2010 22:32

Media war continues over Rolling Stone exposé
A Rolling Stone article containing quotes from US Army troops and General McChrystal in Afghanistan has lead to a continued debate in the media over war journalism.

July 10, 2010 09:12

NATO considers Russian choppers for Afghanistan
NATO is looking at buying 21 Russian Mi-17 helicopters for Afghanistan. If the deal goes ahead, it would be the first time Russia and the United States have together equipped a third country.

July 12, 2010 15:48