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Afghanistan war critic wins UK Parliament seat

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 15:18

George Galloway, a leftist political maverick, won the Bradford West seat in northern England.

Polls won`t alter Afghan war: Panetta

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 12:01

The war in Afghanistan can`t be determined by polls, Dfense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Tuesday.

Petraeus almost quit over Afghan drawdown: Book

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 14:08

The book describes Petraeus` frustration at still being labeled an outsider from the Obama administration.

Prosecutions in US going up for war zone crimes

Last Updated: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 12:05

As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down, the number of people indicted and convicted by the US is rapidly rising.

Petraeus tells CIA analysts to heed troops on war

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011, 13:41

Critics warn that allowing the military more pushback could keep analysts from giving the war a failing grade.

Bipartisan group of US lawmakers urge Afghan war end

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 10:26

The lawmakers insist that bin laden`s killing made Afghan war unnecessary.

Gates foresees turning point in Afghanistan war

Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 09:43

NATO commanders expect an increase in violence in Afghanistan in the spring.

Afghan war civilian deaths hit record high: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 14:20

latest UN figures show a 15% rise in the number of Afghan civilians killed last year.

US should stay involved in Afghanistan: Gates

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 08, 2011, 00:37

Robert Gates said that US military should remain involved in Afghanistan.

Afghan war costs USD 300 mn a day: Pentagon

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 10:42

The withdrawal of American troops from Iraq will allow for a reduced US defense budget in 2012 but the war in Afghanistan still costs the United States close to 300 million dollars a day.

Afghanistan war won`t end like Vietnam: NATO

Last Updated: Friday, January 28, 2011, 09:07

The US-led military coalition in Afghanistan numbers over 140,000 troops.

Afghan war to escalate in 2011: NATO

Last Updated: Monday, December 27, 2010, 18:06

There is no end to the fighting season; we need to keep pressure on the Taliban, ISAF said.