Latest from Susannah George
The drawdown comes despite Congressional opposition to the move.
  • Jan 15, 2021
Interviews with people living or working in Taliban territory reveal a governing force capable of making slight changes — but one that remains rooted in an extreme interpretation of Islamic law.
  • Dec 29, 2020
The Taliban has not severed its links to al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, according to international monitors.
  • Dec 8, 2020
The agreement comes as violence spikes again across Afghanistan.
  • Dec 2, 2020
Kaavan has been freed from a notorious zoo in Pakistan and will begin a new life in Cambodia.
  • Nov 30, 2020
Violence has been on the rise despite peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
  • Nov 29, 2020
Officials say uncertainty still surrounds the plans to bring troop numbers from roughly 5,000 to 2,500 by Jan. 15.
  • Nov 27, 2020
Afghan officials fear the reduced troop numbers and base closures could mean less U.S. support in future battles against an emboldened Taliban.
  • Nov 21, 2020
The rocket attack, the largest Kabul has seen in years, comes as security is deteriorating in the Afghan capital.
  • Nov 21, 2020
Mark T. Esper raised several concerns while recommending against deeper troop cuts now.
  • Nov 14, 2020