The United States airstrike on an Afghanistan hospital was a mistake, General John Campbell, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, has told a Senate committee. The US must adjust its timeline for total withdrawal from Afghanistan, Campbell said.
The War of Words is spreading as author and veteran political commentator Robert Bridge introduces The Smoking Gun where he will dig deep into issues that the mainstream media ignores. On this episode he and his co-host Tim Kirby will discuss John...
As long as the Afghan government aligns itself with the US, which is keeping troops, planes, special operations and drones to bomb targets in Afghanistan or Pakistan, there will be no peace, says former US Marine Matthew Hoh.
The only way to bring the war in Afghanistan to an end is some form of negotiation that will let the Afghan government and the Taliban work out something that benefits the Afghan people, says Peter Mark van Buren, US Foreign Service veteran and author.
A high-ranked Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) commander in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in a drone strike in eastern Afghanistan, the country’s intelligence said. Hafiz Saeed Khan is the fourth IS leader to be eliminated there this week.