Remember Afghanistan? en Afghans fear conflict will escalate long after it ends for America <p>KABUL, Afghanistan &mdash; The doubts that always clouded the NATO mission here have assumed a grim finality for many Afghans now that the end is in sight. Time is running out for the key issues to be resolved, they say, and they fear the conflict will escalate for them long after it ends for America. And so all the interested parties &mdash; politicians, civilians and insurgents &mdash; are now maneuvering themselves into position for a post-US future.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Remember Afghanistan? The Handover World Leaders Conflict Zones Want to Know Military United States Fri, 08 Jun 2012 10:16:00 +0000 Chris Sands 5707143 at Afghan village massacre survivors confront Robert Bales in courtroom <!--paging_filter--><p>Robert Bales, the American soldier who admitted killing 16 Afghan villagers last March, faced two more massacre survivors during a sentencing hearing near Seattle on Wednesday.</p> <p>Mullah Khamal Adin and Haji Mohammad Wazir took the stand at Joint Forces Base Lewis-McChord, telling a six-person tribunal about their lives since the killings, <a href="" target="_blank">KING 5 TV</a> in Seattle reported.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Need to Know Remember Afghanistan? United States Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:19:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5914619 at