Pentagon to keep Gen. John Allen `affair` probe a secret

The Pentagon has decided to keep secret the details of its investigation into Marine Gen. John R Allen, the former commander of US troops in Afghanistan, citing privacy concerns.

US General John Allen to retire, declines top NATO job

Obama himself made this announcement after he met Gen Allen at the White House this morning.

Mullah Omar, aides living in Pakistan: US General

A top American general based in Afghanistan has said that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is hiding in Pakistan along with his commanders.