3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:52:10 +0000

3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan

Three American service members and a U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday near the main U.S. base

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Peace with Taliban? Trump warned of Afghan pullout risks

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 05:07:59 +0000

Peace with the Taliban? Trump warned of Afghan pullout risks

The Trump administration’s claims of progress in talks with the Taliban have sparked fears even among the president’s allies that his impatience with the war in Afghanistan will lead him to withdraw troops too soon, leaving the country at risk of returning to the same volatile condition that prompted the invasion in the first place.

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‘Worse every day’: Afghans expect 2019 to be even deadlier

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 04:07:05 +0000

'Worse every day': Afghans expect 2019 to be even deadlier

After a year of record bloodshed, Afghans are bracing for a deadlier 2019 with a US drawdown and a presidential vote likely to fuel violence.

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