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`Sell excess equipment in Afghanistan to India`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 11:03

The excess equipment being scrapped is so valuable, it was referred to as "gold dust" in a June 19, Washington Post article with some estimating its worth to be as high as USD 7 billion.

Iraq counts votes from first polls since US pullout

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 11:24

Iraqi election officials were to begin counting votes on Sunday from the country`s first elections since US troops departed, which served as a key test of its stability amid a spike in violence.

Afghan war to be over by the end of 2014: Barack Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 10:09

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced to withdraw 34,000 American troops from war-torn Afghanistan.

Obama to indicate post-2014 US troop level in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 11:27

Obama may indicate the number of US troops to be maintained in Afghanistan post-2014 and the pace of the drawdown of soldiers from the war-torn country in an address to the Congress.

Withdrawal of US military equipment from Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 14:10

Withdrawal of US military equipment has begun from Afghanistan as at least 25 containers left for Karachi via Torkham border.

No decision on post-2014 troop presence in Afghan: Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 13:10

"No final decisions have been made," Pentagon Press Secretary George Little, told reporters about the decision on US troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014.

US troops immunity post 2014 to be decided by Afghan elders: Karzai

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 16:21

Whether or not the American troops in Afghanistan would remain immune to Afghan law after 2014, would be decided by a national meet of elders, said Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

No decision on troop numbers in Afghanistan post 2014: US

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 10:36

The Obama Administration on Tuesday said that no decision had been taken on the US troop numbers in Afghanistan following the scheduled drawdown of 2014, dismissing media reports that suggested otherwise.

US exits leaving Iraq unsure of defending self

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 16:15

US troops are leaving behind an Iraq arguably capable of providing internal security but unprepared to defend itself.

2014 Afghan handover a goal, not a deadline: US

Last Updated: Friday, November 19, 2010, 09:41

Pentagon says Afghans may not be ready to assume full responsibility by 2014.

Afghan Prez criticizes US withdrawal timeline

Last Updated: Thursday, August 26, 2010, 23:28

President Hamid Karzai said that US plans to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan next year had boosted the Taliban`s spirits.

British ministers on Afghan visit want troops out

Last Updated: Saturday, May 22, 2010, 23:54

Britain will not set a deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan.