US Secretary of State John Kerry makes surprise visit to Afghanistan
John Kerry, the US secretary of state, arrived in Kabul on Monday on an unannounced visit to Afghanistan.
Q & A: US foreign policy lessons and failures along the Sunni-Shia divide
After 10 years of engagement in Iraq and Afghanistan, has the US learned anything?
US to start pullout from Afghanistan's Wardak province within 'days:' Official
Afghan and American officials reach a deal withdrawing US forces from a key eastern province.
Rape in Steubenville and Delhi: Where is the difference?
Analysis: When it comes to sex crimes, the United States has little room to preach to other countries.
How the Taliban wins over Afghans without firing a shot
By addressing social injustices — like the price of marriage — the Taliban has no trouble winning hearts and minds.
Is Obama to blame for the mess in Afghanistan?
A new book by an administration insider argues a “dithering” White House has led to key missteps in Afghanistan and a loss of American power in the world.
Afghanistan: Goat polo suicide bombing kills 10
A Buzkashi game ended in tragedy after a terrorist struck.
What was Biden signaling in his pro-war comments on Iran to Israeli lobby?
Commentary: Is the vice president building his own hardline bona fides for 2016?
5 Americans killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash
A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan killed five American NATO troops.
Afghanistan: Should we stay or should we go?
Analysis: As Karzai insinuates Washington-Taliban collusion, fault lines deepen in an already troubled relationship.
Karzai claims the US and the Taliban have resumed talks in Qatar
US denies Afghan president Hamid Karzai's assertion that the Taliban and the US have reopened reconciliation talks.
Afghan suicide bombers strike during US official Chuck Hagel's visit
Militants staged two deadly suicide attacks Saturday as US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the country, officials said.
Explosion hits Kabul during press briefing by new US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel
Suicide bomb appears to have exploded outside Afghan defense ministry, say police, and three civilians have been killed.
Hagel makes surprise visit to Kabul
Hagel's trip to Afghanistan is his first since being appointed as defense secretary.
Malina Suliman, 23-year-old Afghan graffiti artist, says victimized by Taliban
A daring young graffiti artist reportedly admired by Karzai says she's being targeted by extremists.
Australian troops kill two Afghan children: officials
NATO commander accepts blame, offers apology after helicopter kills 2 boys in Afghanistan.
Chuck Hagel sworn in as defense secretary (VIDEO)
Chuck Hagel was sworn in as the US secretary of defense on Wednesday after a difficult nomination process.
Taliban drug, kill 17 policemen in Afghanistan
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Afghan policemen in Ghazni province.
Word of the Day: Gardaa
Because marijuana doesn't already have enough street names.
Afghanistan: US troops ordered out of two provinces
The Afghan president has ordered US special forces to leave Wardak and Logar within two weeks.
In conservative Pakistan, everybody must get stoned
The garbage man doubles as a dealer, and you can light up in a prominent Sufi shrine — never mind the death penalty.
In North Korea and Middle East, US should rework failed policies
Commentary: New strategies are needed to counter a new and threatening reality.
General John Allen, US commander tipped for top Europe post, resigns
Obama loses long-serving NATO commander with Tuesday resignation.
Afghanistan: Civilian casualties down for first time in 6 years
Afghanistan's civilian deaths dropped 12 percent in 2012, according to a UN report.
Afghanistan's post-NATO era takes shape
Even before the last troops pull out, parts of Afghanistan have already descended into ethnic violence and civil conflict.
NATO agrees to Karzai air strike ban in Afghanistan
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been a vocal opponent of NATO air strikes, saying that the civilian deaths were counterproductive in fighting the Taliban.
Hamid Karzai moves to ban Afghan army requests for foreign air strikes
Hamid Karzai said he will issue a decree Sunday banning NATO strikes on residential areas.
NATO accused of killing up to 10 civilians in Afghanistan's Kunar province
Officials in Afghanistan say a NATO airstrike killed as many as 10 civilians, including several women and children.
Drum roll, please … State of the Union, 2013!
From North Korean nukes to Afghanistan pullout, global problems weigh heavily as Obama seeks to capitalize on the single best moment for his legislative agenda.
Obama to announce 34k troop pullout from Afghanistan: officials (VIDEO)
Obama set to announce a major US draw-down in Afghanistan.
Obama presents Clinton Romesha with Medal of Honor (VIDEO)
President Obama presented Clinton Romesha with the Medal of Honor.