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May 28th, 2014
12:17 AM ET

Obama reveals plans for troop drawdown in Afghanistan

CNN's Jim Acosta reports on President Obama's plan for troops after combat operations end in Afghanistan.

May 26th, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Obama spends Memorial Day in Afghanistan

CNN's Jim Acosta looks at how the President spent Memorial Day weekend.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Jim Acosta • National security • Politics • President Obama • Situation Room
April 24th, 2014
07:19 PM ET

3 Americans killed in Afghanistan attack

Three Americans were killed in an attack at the gates of a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. Elise Labott reports.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Elise Labott • National security • Situation Room
February 19th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

VIDEO: U.S. bomb drops on U.S. base

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.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Air Force • Barbara Starr • Military
February 19th, 2014
12:02 PM ET

Will U.S. swap terror suspects for soldier?

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.

UPDATE: Bowe Bergdahl, U.S. soldier held in Afghanistan, freed in swap

RELATED: Fellow soldiers call Berdahl a deserter, not a hero


Filed under: Afghanistan • Barbara Starr • Bowe Bergdahl • Taliban
February 14th, 2014
12:07 PM ET

Prisoners freed despite U.S. objections

Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to rethink aid to Afghanistan because of the release of 65 detainees.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Jim Sciutto • Terror
February 6th, 2014
07:14 PM ET

Taliban captures NATO military dog

The Taliban in Afghanistan has released video of a captive canine they claim is a U.S. military dog.

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Filed under: Afghanistan • Animals • Taliban
January 28th, 2014
06:51 PM ET

McCain: Haven't we learned from Iraq?

Sen. John McCain discusses the President's promises regarding the war in Afghanistan and sanctions in Iran.


Filed under: Afghanistan • John McCain • Wolf Blitzer
January 7th, 2014
06:54 PM ET

Gates slams Obama, Biden in new memoir

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.


Filed under: Afghanistan • foreign policy • Jim Sciutto • Joe Biden • President Obama • Robert Gates
December 30th, 2013
07:07 PM ET

Poll: Afghanistan war support at new low

While it's no secret that American public support for the war in Afghanistan is low, new numbers reveal just how low.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Jim Acosta
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