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By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The White House said Tuesday the U.S. will keep its current complement of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, instead of cutting the number by about half as originally planned.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates agreed Friday to resolve their election dispute and said they would set an inauguration date before the end of August. The breakthrough came as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened a second…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Afghanistan’s National Election Commission announced that former finance minister Ashraf Ghani is leading former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah in the preliminary results of the presidential run-off elections. The commission acknowledged there had been fraud, and announced it will audit nearly…
Jeffrey Brown is joined by Andrew Wilder of the United States Institute of Peace and Nazif Shahrani of Indiana University to discuss findings of fraud in the Afghan presidential elections, how the results will influence relations with the U.S. and…
By Kayla Ruble
The voting in Afghanistan represented the country's first democratic transfer of power since the Taliban was removed from power more than a decade ago.
The upcoming presidential election will mark Afghanistan’s first democratic transition from one elected leader to the next. Hari Sreenivasan examines recent terrorism and threats of violence meant to scare voters, and previews the election and candidates with Nazif Shahrani of…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The Obama administration has quietly stopped demanding that Afghan President Hamid Karzai finalize a stalled security pact within weeks, opening up the possibility that a decision on keeping U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan after this year might not be…
By Gwen Ifill, PBS NewsHour
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