Amid Pakistan turmoil, one tribal region goes the way of peace
As the rest of Pakistan suffers a bloody bout of elections-related violence ahead of historic polls today, one of the country’s most dangerous regions is experiencing a rare period of relative peace.
Pakistan's Taliban threatens election suicide bombings; Pew poll shows support for US war low
Pakistan's Taliban has threatened in a letter to carry out suicide bombings during Saturday's election, while a US poll shows that if Pakistanis fear a rise in militancy, support for US war against Afghan militants is low.
Pulitzer winner writes sharp takedown of failed US civilian efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan
US spent too much on military efforts, neglecting more effective methods of countering militancy, he says.
A soldier's best friend: military dogs in Afghanistan
As the combat mission tapers off for Americans in Afghanistan, their working dogs find a new role.
In remote Afghan district, the roots of insurgency are local
Dialogue with Taliban fighters has given way to an escalating conflict that has taken dozens of lives and displaced hundreds in Badakhshan province.
Roadside bomb in Afghanistan kills 5 American NATO troops
The bombing brings NATO's death toll in Afghanistan to 47 members this year, including 32 Americans.
Graphic footage of Afghanistan NATO plane crash surfaces (VIDEO)
A graphic video has surfaced of the civilian cargo plane crash near Bagram Air Field that killed 7 people.
Roadside bombs kill 3 NATO troops and at least 8 people
Two days after the Taliban announced their fighting season, three NATO troops and at least eight people died in multiple roadside bomb blasts on Tuesday.
Crash in Afghanistan's Bagram Air Field killed all 7 aboard: Reports
A deadly aircraft accident in Afghanistan kills seven.
Afghanistan: Karzai confirms receiving CIA 'secret' cash payments
Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed a New York Times report that the CIA sent monthly cash payments to his office over the past decade.
The CIA has paid tens of millions of dollars to the Afghan president's office over the last decade
CIA dollars fuel rampant corruption.
NATO crash in Afghanistan kills 4
Four soldiers die in a plane crash in Afghanistan.
Ghanzi bombing: At least 3 killed in Afghanistan
Attack comes a day after the Taliban announces their spring offensive.
Afghan Taliban announces annual spring offensive to begin Sunday, threatening major attacks
The Taliban has announced that their annual spring offensive in Afghanistan will begin Sunday.
NATO plane crash in Afghanistan leaves 4 dead
A NATO plane crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing 4 international service members.
US troops in Afghanistan: Packing up and moving out
Preparation to hand over US bases to Afghan forces is a huge undertaking for US troops.
Afghanistan: 30 or more killed after bus crashes into fuel tanker between Kandahar and Helmand provinces
A passenger bus has collided with a fuel tanker in Afghanistan, killing at least 30 people, many of them heading for the poppy harvest, officials said.
Elite Afghan troops try hand at US arsenal
A new unit of handpicked Afghan soldiers are now training to use American-built, armored personnel carriers. But they are costly and difficult to maintain.
Afghanistan hit by deadly earthquake
Seven have been killed and dozens injured after a 5.7 quake hits near Jalalabad, with tremors felt as far as New Delhi.
Foreigners feared kidnapped by Afghanistan Taliban
Ten civilians are missing, feared kidnapped, after their helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in eastern Afghanistan.
Afghan security forces go it alone
It's a new fighting season, but this time US troops are taking a back seat.
Afghan security forces face first fighting season alone
US troops reduced to advisory role as Taliban begins its annual onslaught.
In Afghanistan, focusing on the details
GlobalPost correspondent Ben Brody describes the ground beneath his feet in Zabul Province.
Germany offers troops for Afghanistan training mission
If approved, up to 800 German soldiers could be deployed to Afghanistan after combat troops leave in both Kabul and in Mazar-i-Sharif.
Boston Marathon bombing reveals the worst and best among us
Commentary: Can we prevent global destruction on a scale yet to be seen?
The risky craft of being an artist in Afghanistan
Afghan artists have enjoyed relative freedom in recent years. But with foreign troops packing up, can it last?
Taliban attack kills 13 Afghan soldiers
At least 13 Afghan soldiers have been killed in an attack by the Taliban on a remote outpost in the eastern province of Kunar.
Death of a diplomat
Analysis: The killing of young foreign service officer Anne Smedinghoff in Afghanistan raises painful questions about a conflict that's gone on too long.
How to stalk elusive truths as a correspondent in Afghanistan
Misinformation is common among military leaders and truth is based on what you can see and who you can trust.
Pierre Borghi, French freelance photographer, escapes Taliban captivity
Pierre Borghi was working in Wardak province trying to establish himself as a freelance photographer in Afghanistan when he was kidnapped.
Eastern Afghanistan airstrike kills 10 children
Up to 12 civilians, including 10 children, are reported dead in the eastern Afghanistan airstrike by NATO forces.