Karzai gets apology by phone for a strike that killed civilians amid security-agreement negotiations
U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice tells Karzai to sign agreement or American troops start packing
As the U.S. and Afghanistan seek to hammer out a security deal for 2014 that will set out the terms of the U.S.’s continued presence in the country for years to come, all eyes fall on this week’s Loya Jirga. This grand assembly of tribal leaders, deeply embedded in Afghan culture, isn’t your usual decision making body. Here’s what you …
President promises U.S. troops won’t enter Afghan homes except under extraordinary circumstances
Thousands of tribal elders will gather in Kabul to decide the future of foreign forces stationed in Afghanistan
Pushes back against reports that a Karzai official pushed the U.S. to acknowledge military mistakes
The Afghan government said that President Barack Obama has agreed to write a letter acknowledging the mistakes the U.S. made during the war. In exchange, Kabul will allow American troops to operate in the country after December 2014 when the coalition’s mandate expires, according to the Wall Street Journal.
President Hamid Karzai said …
Blast comes ahead of a meeting next week to discuss U.S. troop presence in 2014
Most troops will be home before Christmas, says Abbott
Brought a humvee full of equipment to insurgent militia
The U.S. Secretary of State held talks this weekend in Kabul with Afghan President Hamid Karzai over the terms of the continued U.S. presence in the country after 2014
The men of Kabul have found a way to splash around without having to look at women in bathing suits.
A new $5 million all-male water park has a pool, water slides, and a wave pool, right in the center of Kabul, Reuters
India reasserted late yesterday that terror attacks against its people in Afghanistan will not dissuade it from supporting the war-torn nation during its period of transition next year when US forces are scheduled to drawdown and …