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One of the Biden administration's primary foreign policy challenges is how to end the United States' longest war. A new bipartisan report urges the administration to remain committed to Afghanistan and ongoing peace talks. Nick Schifrin reports.
By Daniel Bush
After four years of President Trump, it’s also no longer a given that most Americans want the United States to play a lead role in promoting peace and economic prosperity around the world.
By Kathy Gannon, Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
A United Nations report says Afghanistan passed a grim milestone with more than 100,000 civilians killed or hurt in the last 10 years since the international body began documenting casualties in a war that has raged for 18 years.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The offer is seen as an opportunity to open a window to an eventual peace deal that would allow the United States to bring home its estimated 13,000 troops and end the 18-year war in Afghanistan, America's longest conflict.
By Jane Ferguson
For months, American diplomats have been negotiating with Taliban leaders to end the war in Afghanistan. U.S. officials hoped the Taliban would announce a suspension of fighting this week, but details have yet to be determined. Meanwhile, the war grinds…
For nearly two decades, the United States’ military engagement in Afghanistan has been plagued by strategic missteps, according to The Washington Post's bombshell report. The investigation examined thousands of pages of previously unpublished notes and interviews from the U.S. government’s…
In a blockbuster story representing the culmination of several years of investigation and pursuit of government documents, The Washington Post reports that U.S. officials have been misleading the American public about the war in Afghanistan for the past 18 years.
In Afghanistan, commando military units are kept busy chasing out the Taliban, then moving on to the next, inevitable advance elsewhere. But after special forces retake an area, ill-equipped regular forces that replace them struggle to hold on -- the…
Over the weekend, President Trump announced he was canceling a planned meeting with Taliban leaders at Camp David. On Monday, he said the months-long peace talks his team has been conducting with the extremist group are over. The negotiations had…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Robert Burns, Associated Press
He says the U.S. should keep a "modest number" of forces in Iraq and Syria to maintain stability.
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