Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Army Gen. Mark Milley and Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of U.S. Central Command, will testify before the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday about issues surrounding the end of the Afghanistan war.
The end of America's 20-year war in Afghanistan was a "strategic failure," according to the assessment of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley. Milley, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Gen. Frank McKenzie, who runs…
By Associated Press
Taliban officials initially brought four bodies to the central square in the western city of Herat, then moved three of them to other parts of the city for public display, said Wazir Ahmad Seddiqi, who runs a pharmacy on the…
Imran Khan told the annual United Nations General Assembly that the only way to stabilize Afghanistan is to support the Taliban government and hold it accountable.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Since taking control over the country last month, the Taliban have restricted older girls' access to secondary school and have named an all-male Cabinet with no women.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The Taliban are challenging the credentials of the ambassador from Afghanistan’s former government and asking to speak at the General Assembly’s high-level meeting of world leaders this week.
By Nick Schifrin, Yamiche Alcindor
President Joe Biden on Tuesday delivered his first speech to the United Nations as part of its annual general assembly. Biden touted diplomacy and the endurance of democracy as he faces tensions with old allies, and global challenges, like COVID…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Biden administration stepped up deportations of Haitian migrants gathered in Del Rio, Texas, on the border with Mexico. Johnson & Johnson says a booster for its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine triggers a strong immune response.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Top national security officials say the possibility of a 9/11-type attack has diminished over the last 20 years, but the unrest in Kabul could embolden U.S.-based extremists.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The international community has said that it will judge the Taliban by their actions, and that recognition of a Taliban-led government would be linked to the treatment of women and minorities.
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