The US Senate is holding hearings that are expected to confirm the appointment of General David Petraeus as the new commander of the war in Afghanistan.
June 30, 2010 03:41
Many are wondering how the switch from Gen. McChrystal to Gen. Petraeus will affect the policy and strategy in Afghanistan.
June 26, 2010 22:52
Russia and the US have some disagreements, but neither side will let that get in the way of a strong working relationship – that was the message from Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama, who held a joint press conference.
June 25, 2010 17:36
The head of the Russian drug enforcement agency has said his country wants to set up a permanent military base in Kyrgyzstan in order to stem the continuous flow of illegal drugs from Afghanistan.
June 25, 2010 17:36
The United Nations has expressed alarm about the rise in drug abuse across the world in its annual report on narcotics.
June 24, 2010 19:02
US President Barack Obama has accepted the resignation of Afghanistan commanding Gen. Stanley McChrystal and will nominate Gen. David Petraeus as his replacement.
June 24, 2010 15:22
US General Stanley McChrystal was summoned to Washington after making controversial statements in an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine.
June 29, 2010 12:19
US General Stanley McChrystal has offered to resign from his position as the commander in Afghanistan, according to Time Magazine’s Joe Klein who cites an unnamed source, reports CNN.
June 23, 2010 10:14
US taxpayer dollars are finding their way to the pockets of the Taliban, according to a new 75-page congressional report about the military's use of Afghan security firms.
June 23, 2010 11:43
Russia is suggesting creating a military base in Kyrgyzstan to fight drug trafficking through it from neighboring Afghanistan. The drug flow is among the causes for destabilized situation in the country, Moscow believes.
June 23, 2010 05:07
It’s been close to 10 years since the United States sent troops into the country of Afghanistan in the “War on Terror.” Nearly a decade later, more than 1,000 Americans have been killed.
June 17, 2010 05:18
The US-led war in Afghanistan continues to struggle and US President Barack Obama has decided to postpone the Kandahar offensive.
July 13, 2010 06:58