By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The United States will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, President Joe Biden said Thursday, but it will be "hard" to do before a May 1 deadline.Biden said his administration is still reviewing... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ AND MATT SEYLER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday as a May 1 deadline looms for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the country. The deadline was part... Read More.
By ALEEM AGHA and GUY DAVIES, ABC News (KABUL, Afghanistan) -- The killing of three female journalists and one doctor this week have once again thrown the issue of violence against women in Afghanistan into sharp focus, even as peace talks between the... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and JAMES GORDON MEEK, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Amid a surge in high-profile assassinations and violent attacks, the Biden administration is indicating it will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan past a May withdrawal deadline laid out in the U.S. deal... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is declassifying intelligence, so far unconfirmed, that indicates China offered bounties to non-state actors to attack American soldiers in Afghanistan, according to a senior administration official.President Donald Trump has... Read More.
By BRUNO ROEBER, ALEEM AGHA and GUY DAVIES, ABC News(KABUL and LONDON) -- Tuesday’s announcement that U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan would be reduced from 4,500 to 2,500 by Jan. 15 by Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller, will fulfill President... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced to 2,500 in each country by mid-January, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced on Tuesday.Miller made the announcement in remarks to... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is expecting orders by the end of this week that will reduce troop levels to 2,500 in Afghanistan and 2,500 in Iraq by mid-January, according to two U.S. officials. President Donald Trump is expected... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's top military chief and national security adviser are in open disagreement about U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.In different public appearances, National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- BY: ABC NewsThe top U.S. general in the Middle East said Tuesday he was aware of the intelligence of a Russian bounty program targeting U.S. troops in Afghanistan, but while he said he found it “worrisome,” he... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Amid reports that a Russian paramilitary unit offered the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the Trump administration is pushing ahead with its peace process to end America's longest war and withdraw... Read More.
By Ben Gittleson and Jordyn Phelps, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The White House faced mounting questions Tuesday about how much and how long President Donald Trump has known about reported Russian bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan, as lawmakers called on... Read More.