Several years after pulling back, American troops will head outside the wire to battle the Taliban and turn up the air war.
The U.S. secretary of state reopened the offer during a surprise visit to Afghanistan.
This chapter documents the never-before-revealed final minutes of Extortion 17’s fateful mission into Afghanistan’s Tangi Valley.
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
Trump just announced a troop surge. Here’s what he's up against.
It’s the latest sign of a political crisis roiling the country.
In leaked correspondence from prison, the ‘American Taliban’ refuses to renounce terrorism, says he wants to move to Ireland.
Sixteen years into a war Washington refuses to walk away from, a new strategy, led by the Pentagon, is about to start the effort anew.
Afghan intelligence services admit they knew an attack was coming, but blame the government next door for organizing it.
And four other questions the President's team needs to answer before expanding America’s longest war.
Trump heading to Brussels to ask European allies to do more, everywhere, but he might get the cold shoulder
Will the Trump administration put American interests first, or the president’s own obsession with "winning"?