Guns fell silent Monday in Kabul as an 18-hour assault by militants finally came to an end when Afghan forces and coalition helicopters overpowered the remaining insurgents. President Hamid Karzai called for an investigation and blamed what he called "an…
In an interview amid escalating U.S-Afghan tensions in the wake of Quran burnings and a civilian massacre allegedly at the hands of a U.S. soldier, Jeffrey Brown and the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, discuss the killings and President…
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai lashed out at the United States on Friday, saying there had been little cooperation in the investigation over the killings of civilians allegedly by a U.S. soldier. Judy Woodruff reports.
The U.S. mission in Afghanistan ran into more trouble Thursday as President Hamid Karzai announced he wants American forces to leave Afghan villages and immediately pull back to their bases in the wake of last weekend's civilian killings, allegedly at…
By Larisa Epatko
A rocky few weeks for the United States in Afghanistan got even rockier Thursday with two simultaneous though presumably unrelated events.
At least seven people died in a second day of protests after Afghan workers at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan saw American troops put Qurans from a nearby prison into a burn pit for trash late Monday. Although the U.S.
By Larisa Epatko
In the decade since the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan began on Oct. 7, 2001, the Taliban regime fell, Afghans held their first parliamentary elections in more than 30 years, and retaliatory attacks against U.S. and allied forces intensified.
Ahmed Wali Karzai was assassinated in Kandahar on Tuesday by a longtime associate, who was then killed by guards. Judy Woodruff discusses the killing of the Afghan president's half-brother and what it means for Afghan security with the Philadelphia Inquirer's…
The assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, shows the depth and complexity of Afghanistan's power struggles and the need to come to a political settlement to end the violence, some analysts say.
Ahmed Wali Karzai, half-brother of Afghan President Karzai, was shot and killed Tuesday by a longtime associate of his family at his home in Kandahar. Judy Woodruff reports on the assassination.
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