Afghan National Army
The Secret Lives of Afghanistan’s Women Soldiers
Around 5,000 women served in Afghanistan’s military, police and security forces. Many of them are still in hiding, fearful of retribution from the Taliban.
Huge Stockpiles of US-Made Weapons and Aircraft Are Now in Taliban Hands
The price of an M-4 assault rifle has fallen by about $900 in a month in Afghanistan, as the Taliban captured American-made weapons from the Afghan National Army.
Phantom Troops, Taliban Fighting, and Wasted Money — It's Springtime in Afghanistan
The latest US audit of reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan show a troubling lack of oversight and cooperation, which is damaging security and jeopardizing the country's economic future.
The Real Reason the US Military Was So Secretive About Afghanistan
The new secrecy shrouding Defense Department expenditures was motivated not by too much money being spent, but by too few soldiers remaining in the Afghan army.
The War in Afghanistan Is Far from Finished
It's worth remembering that handing over responsibility to a competent and trustworthy government able to provide security and justice for its citizens became the whole point of the war.
Taliban Gunmen Attack Second Foreign Aid Worker Residence in Three Days in Kabul
An assault that left three hostages dead in an upscale part of Kabul follows a week of increased violence as foreign troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan.
The US Might Have Lost a Heap of Weapons in Afghanistan
Neither US officials nor their Afghan counterparts are really sure whether thousands of small arms can be accounted for.
It’s Spring in Afghanistan, Time for Taliban Fighting Season
The snow is melting, the opium poppy harvest is over, and the Taliban are out for their huge annual offensive, killing 21 people on day one.
Killing Time in Kandahar (Full Length)
We traveled to Kandahar to see how the ANA, police, and ordinary Afghans are dealing with the turning point in a very long war.
Fighting Season in Kandahar
Springtime starts with a bang in Afghanistan, as it marks the start of the fighting season between the Taliban and Afghan security forces. For the first time in 12 years, the Afghan National Army has to operate without its American allies.
Killing Time in Kandahar (Part 1 of 5)
We embedded with the Afghan National Army in Kandahar for their first
Under Fire with the Toughest Men in Afghanistan
I went to Sangin, Afghanistan, which overlooks the world’s most productive poppy fields, to see what life was like for the US Marines and Afghan forces fighting the Taliban for control of the region.