The Taliban's leadership council chose former deputy Haibatullah Akhundzada as the new head of the group on Wednesday, replacing Mullah Akhtar Mansour just days after he was killed.
Kerry dropped in on Afghanistan to show support for a government that has faltered in the face of a weak economy, political infighting, and the Taliban insurgency.
The general in charge of coalition forces in Afghanistan once again tweaked the US version of events when he testified before the Senate Armed Forces Committee on Tuesday.
Ashraf Ghani makes his first trip to Washington as Afghanistan’s president today, and he will likely seek assurances that the US won't pull out its men and money too quickly as fighting season approaches in his country.
It’s not clear who will fill the vacuum left by the Brits and Yanks after more than a decade of fighting that began as a response to the 9/11 terror attacks.
President Ashraf Ghani signed a pact that allows roughly 10,000 American personnel to remain in the country, avoiding a complete withdrawal that was set to happen in December.
Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed a US-brokered power-sharing deal that attempts to quell months of political turbulence following a disputed election.
Hashmat Khalil Karzai was killed by a suicide bomber on Tuesday. The demise of a controversial figure poses many questions for Afghanistan.
If the US-brokered deal to resolve the Afghan election impasse works, it could give Afghans exactly what they want — less US influence.
Secretary of State John Kerry brokered an agreement whereby the results of the recent Afghan election would be audited.
US Secretary of State John Kerry touched down in Afghanistan today to try and resolve a crisis that threatens the country's future.
President Hamid Karzai may capitalize on Afghanistan's current election controversy to ensure he wields power long after he leaves office.