NATO Agrees to New Timeline for Afghanistan

By: Monday May 21, 2012 12:14 pm

NATO formally announced a new timeline for the winding down of troops in Afghanistan, agreeing to transfer responsibility for security to the Afghans by the summer of 2013, with the withdrawal of most troops timed for the end of 2014. This is a similar timeline to the exit of troops from Iraq, with a transfer [...]

US Paying Taliban Not To Disrupt Military Supply Lines

By: Thursday November 12, 2009 9:39 am

In his dissent on escalation in Afghanistan, US Ambassador Karl Eikenberry has highlighted the corruption of the Afghan government. But that’s not the only corruption in the country. What else would you call paying the enemy to keep the war machine rolling? Writing for The Nation, Aram Roston has uncovered a tangled web of former [...]