Afghanistan “far from ready to assume responsibility for security” for 2014 withdrawal

By Paul Mutter The International Crisis Group has issued a report strongly critical of the expectations being advanced by US policymakers that Afghanistan will be “stable” enough by 2014 for a handover of national security to Kabul: A repeat of previous… Continue Reading  

U.S. Afghanistan Commander: ‘The United States Is Going To Be Here For Some Period Of Time’

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress In an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes, the U.S. military commander atop international forces in Afghanistan said U.S. forces would not be leaving the war-torn Central Asian country any time soon. The comments by… Continue Reading