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.
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.