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The U.S. Air Force calls a bomb they almost dropped on an American outpost in eastern Afghanistan a 'major target mistake.' CNN's Barbara Starr has the dramatic, new video of the near disaster.
There are new reports that the United States is considering a trade with the Taliban: five terror suspects for American soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who is being held captive. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to rethink aid to Afghanistan because of the release of 65 detainees.
The Taliban in Afghanistan has released video of a captive canine they claim is a U.S. military dog.
Sen. John McCain discusses the President's promises regarding the war in Afghanistan and sanctions in Iran.
In his new book "Duty," former Defense Secretary Robert Gates criticizes President Obama's handling of Afghanistan and says Vice President Biden has been wrong on every major foreign policy issue of the last 40 years. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
While it's no secret that American public support for the war in Afghanistan is low, new numbers reveal just how low.
News that broke in "The Situation Room": The Pentagon is investigating whether six U.S. forces who died Tuesday morning in Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash or by enemy fire. CNN's Barbara Starr reports on what we know so far.
Pres. Obama's National Security Adviser Susan Rice dismisses reports that the U.S. is being required to apologize to Afghanistan for American errors as part of a bilateral security agreement that would allow the U.S. to keep troops on the ground. "There is no need for the U.S. to apologize - quite the contrary," she says.