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By Jane Ferguson
As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan nears its completion, the Afghan army is quickly losing ground throughout the country to the Taliban. To bolster its military, the government is arming militias to help in the fight. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson…
By Amna Nawaz, Dan Sagalyn, Ali Rogin, Layla Quran
There has been continuous carnage in Afghanistan. Last week, more than 200 people were killed, many at a girls school in Kabul. The violence comes as the U.S. and NATO are withdrawing troops, scheduled to be gone completely by September.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The final phase of ending America’s “forever war” in Afghanistan after 20 years formally began Saturday, with the withdrawal of the last U.S. and NATO troops by the end of summer.
By Amna Nawaz, Ryan Connelly Holmes
By John Yang, Layla Quran
President Joe Biden formally announced Wednesday that the United States would withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 20 years since the fateful day that led to the U.S. invasion. More than 2,300 American soldiers have lost their lives…
Judy Woodruff speaks with three experts on Afghanistan. Retired Lt. Gen. Doug Lute served in both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations focusing on Afghanistan. Annie Pforzheimer was acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Afghanistan until 2019. And…
By Amna Nawaz
President Biden plans to announce Wednesday that all 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan will leave the country by Sept. 11. The troop withdrawal would be four months later than the previous deadline, and top Republicans immediately criticized the move. Amna…
By Nick Schifrin
Today in Moscow, the U.S. and half a dozen other countries are holding a summit on the best way to end the war in Afghanistan, launched by the U.S. nearly 20 years ago. President Joe Biden recently said it would…
By Jane Ferguson, Emily Kassie
Thousands of Afghans who worked with the U.S. military are trying to get visas promised to them when they took the jobs. Naiem Asadi was one of Afghanistan’s most celebrated military helicopter pilots who was trained by Americans to fight.
Last year, the Trump administration signed a deal with the Taliban that would have U.S. and NATO troops out of Afghanistan by May 1. But with the U.S. presence in the country about to enter its third decade, peace talks…
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