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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Friday, November 19, 2010, 09:41
Pentagon says Afghans may not be ready to assume full responsibility by 2014.
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 22, 2010, 23:54
Britain will not set a deadline for
withdrawing troops from Afghanistan.
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