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Who Is Winning the War in Afghanistan? Depends on Which One

By ROD NORDLAND

A New York Times correspondent who has reported on Afghanistan since the 1979 Soviet invasion offers observations on the war that began in 2001.

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The Afghan Army’s Last Stand at Chinese Camp

By NAJIM RAHIM and ROD NORDLAND

“We all think they have sold us out to the enemy,” an Afghan army captain said of his top commanders before he was killed by the Taliban.

Army Green Beret dies after IED explosion in southern Afghanistan

By Frank Miles

A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier, who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, has died from wounds he received in a bomb blast in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand Province, the Pentagon announced Monday.

Army Green Beret dies after IED explosion in southern Afghanistan

By Frank Miles

A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier, who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, has died from wounds he received in a bomb blast in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand Province, the Pentagon announced Monday.

U.S. Set to Return Philippine Bells That Once Tolled to Mark a Massacre

By RICHARD C. PADDOCK

Their ringing set off the worst U.S. defeat in the Philippine-American war and spurred retaliation that left thousands dead. But some objection to their return remains.

Taliban Kill More Than 200 Afghan Defenders on 4 Fronts: β€˜a Catastrophe’

By ROD NORDLAND, FAHIM ABED and MUJIB MASHAL

The fighting demonstrated that the insurgents had a capacity for carrying out ambitious operations on multiple fronts, while the government struggled to respond on a single front in Ghazni.

Fort Drum's commander returns from Iraq deployment

Officials at Fort Drum say the Army post's commanding general has returned from Iraq, where he was in charge of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command.

US commander: No need for major change in Afghan war plan

By LOLITA C. BALDOR

The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says he doesn't expect any major change in the Afghanistan war strategy this fall, as a new general takes over the campaign there.

At War: War Without End

By C. J. CHIVERS

The Pentagon’s failed campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan left a generation of soldiers with little to fight for but one another.

'Force field' technology could make US tanks unstoppable

By Allison Barrie

Astonishingly futuristic new tech creates a seemingly invisible, impenetrable, protective bubble around military armored vehicles making enemy attempts to fire at U.S. tanks pretty pointless – those rounds won’t hit the tank, they’ll explode mid-air.

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