As Joe Biden announces withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, a look at 20 years of conflict and its remnants
There were 2,500 to 3,000 US troops in Afghanistan when Biden took office, the smallest number since early in the war. The number peaked at 1,00,000 during President Barack Obama’s first term.
US 'realistic' but sees opportunity for Afghan peace, says Mike Pompeo after America signs historic deal with Taliban
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US is “realistic” about the peace deal it signed with the Taliban, but is "seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation"
World set to pay high price for US president Donald Trump's sordid romance with Pakistan PM Imran Khan
This week, President Donald Trump has been romancing Prime Minister Imran Khan and his masters in Pakistan's military, with desi wedding optics that have bewildered many
US eagerness to exit Afghanistan and Taliban's refusal to budge: States must speak in one voice to push for Afghan peace
The main issue that was agreed to by all sides was that the Taliban would not provide safe havens to international terrorists of any hue in the area
Day after Donald Trump-Narendra Modi phone conversation, US announces special Afghan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad's maiden visit to India
The US State Department said Donald Trump's special Afghan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad will lead an inter-agency delegation to India, China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
Taliban writes open letter to 'American people' asking them to pressure US into troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan
In a rambling nearly 3,000-word letter issued on Thursday, the Taliban urged the "American people" to press their government to withdraw from Afghanistan
The Taliban are assailing President Donald Trump's rejection of peace talks, interpreting his assertion that "there's no talking to the Taliban" as a dictate to the Afghan government.
US secretary of defence Jim Mattis says he is satisfied with how the administration formulated its new Afghanistan war strategy. But he won't discuss what's in it
The US went soft on Pakistan's nuclear smuggling efforts during former President Ronald Reagan's administration, reveal declassified documents.
The US military has detained more than 200 Afghan teenagers who were captured in the war for about a year at a time at a military prison next to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, the United States has told the United Nations.