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No changes in Afghan policy due to developments in Iraq: US

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 02:16

The US on Thursday ruled out any change in its Afghanistan policy, including its decision on reducing the troop presence next year due to developments in Iraq.

US troop leader in South Korea wants deployment of new missile defense against North

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 10:35

The commander of US troops stationed in South Korea said on Tuesday he had proposed deploying an advanced missile-defense system to the country, to counter the growing threat of North Korea’s weapons capabilities.

US troop reduction raises concerns: Senator McCain

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 12:51

The decision of the Pentagon to reduce the strength of its armed forces by a whopping 80,000 is reflective of diminishing global influence of US.

US troop presence in Afghanistan would be modest: Pentagon

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 21:42

The presence of US troops in Afghanistan after the 2014 pullout would be "modest", Pentagon said.

Obama, Karzai to discuss future US troop presence

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 09:25

The scheduled meeting between US Prez Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai next month is expected to lay the rules of presence of US troops.

Talks for deal with US faltering: Afghan officials

Last Updated: Monday, March 05, 2012, 22:24

The failure to make headway on a strategic partnership document reflects growing animosity between Karzai and the US.

Immunity issue scuttled US troop deal: Iraq PM

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 23:06

The comments by Nouri al-Maliki, a Shiite, made clear that it was Iraq who refused to let the US military remain under the Americans` terms.

Taliban dismiss `symbolic` US troop announcement

Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2011, 12:59

US President has announced that 10,000 US troops would leave Afghanistan this year.

Weakened al Qaeda may speed US withdrawal

Last Updated: Sunday, June 19, 2011, 13:36

Twenty of al Qaeda`s 30 prominent leaders in the region had been killed in the past year.

Thousands rally in Iraq against US troop presence

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 14:16

The protesters are demanding US military leave Iraq at the end of the year.

US to scale back Bush-era plans for troop cuts in Europe

Last Updated: Saturday, April 09, 2011, 10:06

The United States will remove one combat unit from Germany in 2015.

`US troop cut could set back Afghan gains`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 10, 2011, 10:03

A think tank recommends current force levels be maintained until July 2012.