Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack in Helmand

World Feb 15, 2016

Taliban use captured Humvees in suicide attack in Helmand

Taliban insurgents in captured military Humvee vehicles launched suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, killing several members of the security forces in the district center of Sangin, a senior official said. The incident came amid bitter fighting in Helmand, a ...

World Feb 12, 2015

Obama seen weighing slower forces drawdown in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama is weighing options for keeping some U.S. troops in Afghanistan longer than planned, while maintaining the goal of ending military operations by 2017, according to an administration official. The potential slowdown of the U.S. withdrawal, which would be the second delay in ...