Last Updated: Tuesday, July 06, 2010, 14:22
The ranking Republican on the US Senate
Armed Services Committee said NATO and Afghan troops will
prevail in the war if they can succeed in securing and
bolstering governance in the Taliban stronghold of Kandahar.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 04, 2010, 12:21
US General Petraeus formally takes up new role of Afghan war commander.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 19:09
The deaths of another four NATO
troops in an accident in Afghanistan made June the deadliest
single month for US-led foreign forces in nearly nine years of
conflict, according to an tally on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 16:52
US` Afghan, global allies embraced choice of Gen Petraeus to run Afghan war.
Last Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010, 11:19
The Pentagon on Thursday said US-led forces are making headway against the Taliban, despite what it called an overly gloomy portrayal of the war shaped by media coverage.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 09, 2010, 20:54
US Defence Secretary Robert Gates
said on Wednesday he expected to see signs of progress "by the end of
the year" in the NATO-led war in Afghanistan, despite mounting
Last Updated: Friday, May 28, 2010, 17:38
The American military death toll in Afghanistan surpassed 1,000.
Last Updated: Friday, April 23, 2010, 14:09
NATO`s top official said on Friday the 28-nation alliance is on track with its new strategy for winding down the war in Afghanistan next year.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 19:44
Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to drum up support for Germany`s military mission in Afghanistan on Thursday in an uphill battle against growing public resistance.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 21, 2010, 15:13
Britain does not have sufficient military resources to engage in an immediate war with Iran, as most of its resources are directed towards the Afghanistan campaign, a leading defence expert has warned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 20:16
The Afghanistan war against
Taliban militants should be fought in the country itself and
not spill over into Pakistan, the Pakistani foreign minister
said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2009, 20:30
The top U.S. military officer told Afghan tribal leaders in this center of insurgent resistance Thursday that making immediate progress against widespread corruption is critical.
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