WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Millions of Afghans made their voices heard through free and fair presidential elections on April 5, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday, announcing that America’s longest war was coming to a responsible end.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced the US would have 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at the beginning of 2015 if the new president agreed to sign the bilateral security agreement.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council on Friday strongly condemned a terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Herat province and underlined the need to bring the perpetrators to justice.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A former Pentagon official on Tuesday recommended a presence of minimum of 10,000 US troops and another 6,000 from NATO countries post 2014, saying anything less would be unhelpful in achieving American goals in the country.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): An eminent think-tank on Monday asked the Obama administration to clearly inform the Afghan people and the incoming government about the conditions for continued support and make sure they accepted the American terms.