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Congressional angst grows over Obama’s Afghan plan

Afghanistan's disputed election and Iraq's unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think President Barack Obama should...

American POW released in Afghanistan

The sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was being flown to a U.S. military hospital in Germany on Sunday, after he was...

Republicans claim Obama broke law to free soldier

Two Republican lawmakers on Saturday accused President Barack Obama of breaking the law by approving the release of five Afghan detainees held at Guantanamo...

What now for U.S. aid to Afghanistan?

Uncertainty over how many U.S. troops might remain in Afghanistan beyond this year has trickled down to American diplomats and aid workers, whose efforts...

American soldier admits massacre of Afghan civilians

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was "crazed" and "broken" when he slipped away from his remote southern Afghanistan outpost and attacked mud-walled compounds in two...

CIA paid tens of millions in cash to Afghan President

Tens of millions of U.S. dollars in cash were delivered by the CIA in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping bags to the office of...

War soldiers on and so do war protesters

The protesters gather at noon every Friday in front of the Montpelier post office, sharing signs made up years ago to tell their little...

Cost of wars linger on for years, centuries

If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members...

Hagel’s Afghan trip: A disaster that went way off script

It was a harrowing international debut for Chuck Hagel, whose first trip to Afghanistan as U.S. defense secretary went dramatically off-script and challenged the...

Military finds widespread combat stress, some far from front lines

The gritty combat in Afghanistan is thousands of miles away. But the analysts in the cavernous room at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia relive...