Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics
newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Thank you. Please check your inbox to confirm.
News Wrap: Leon Panetta Announces U.S. Surge Troops Withdrawn from Afghanistan…
People in Muslim majority countries in Asia, including Indonesia, Pakistan and Afghanistan, joined together for unruly and sometimes deadly protests, meeting resistance from police. In Afghanistan, the protests added to tensions over recent Taliban and attacks on foreign troops. Judy…
Since the beginning of the the Afghan War in 2001 up to the current day, there have been 2,000 U.S. servicemen and women who have lost their lives. That number includes both combat deaths as well as military suicides that…
In other news Friday, at least seven more people were killed in Afghanistan over the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base, making the death toll 20 since Tuesday. Also, the U.N. nuclear agency concluded Iran tripled its production…
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.
U.S. troops are continuing their efforts to build up local security forces in Afghanistan, but so far with mixed results. Margaret Warner talks with GlobalPost reporter Jean MacKenzie, who recently returned from Kabul.
Gwen Ifill speaks with Afghanistan experts about the government's corruption and what that could mean for U.S. war strategy there.
The U.S. military could accelerate its withdrawal from the Iraq war thanks to a sustained drop in violence, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday after talks with his top commanders.
By PBS NewsHour
Six years after the U.S.-led invasion to oust Saddam Hussein, Iraq declared a public holiday Tuesday to mark the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops from cities and towns, staging a military parade aimed at illustrating its security progress.
The drawdown of U.S. forces in Iraq is moving forward with the U.S. military announcing the reduction of 12,000 troops over the next six months as the next step toward the goal of ending combat operations by August 2010.
Support Provided By: