Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was strengthened and some staff members sent elsewhere as Iraq was shaken with instability, the State Department said Sunday.
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
Ten Years After The Fall of Baghdad, A Look Back at a Decade of Conflict in Iraq…
As Kurds Fight for Freedom in Syria, Fears Rise in Turkey of Following Suit…
One year into his brutal crackdown, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad faces an armed insurgency by rebel fighters of the Free Syrian Army, including some defectors from his own regime. In a rare glimpse inside the opposition, GlobalPost reporters Hugh Macleod…
By Larisa Epatko
Since U.S.-led forces unseated the Taliban in 2001, springtime in Afghanistan has generally brought increased fighting between insurgents and coalition forces. Many Afghans expect this year to be no different.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Wednesday that a U.S. aid bill that would provide $1.5 billion per year for five years to Pakistan was critical to the country's efforts to fight terrorism.
As the number of U.S. troops and casualties rise in Afghanistan and the popularity for the war declines, lawmakers and military strategists are beginning to wonder whether America has the right strategy in the conflict.
By Tom LeGro
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan said in a confidential report that the situation in Afghanistan is growing worse, and without more boots on the ground, the United States risks losing a war it's been waging since September…
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
In this reporter's notebook, Margaret Warner accompanied the military to outposts of U.S. and Afghan soldiers in one of the most active insurgent areas of Afghanistan. Watch for her reports about Afghanistan on the NewsHour the week of March 16.
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