June 19, 2013 When Nicholas Rodriguez returned from Afghanistan in 2010, his mother and stepfather had never heard of post-traumatic stress disorder. It was only after Nick killed himself that they learned the warning signs and realized he needed help dealing with his combat experience.
June 19, 2013 The developments cast doubt on the newly announced peace talks between the insurgents and the U.S.
June 18, 2013 It marks the first time the whole country has been under Afghan control since the coalition invaded to oust the Taliban in 2001.
June 18, 2013 Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced at a ceremony on Tuesday that his country's armed forces are taking over the lead for security nationwide from the U.S.-led NATO coalition. The handover of responsibility marks a turning point for American and NATO military forces, which will move entirely into a supporting role.
June 16, 2013 Iran, Israel, Russia and Saudi Arabia are among the key global stakeholders in the conflict that has taken an estimated 93,000 lives. Here's a look at what some of them stand to gain — or lose.
June 14, 2013 By this time next year, there will be roughly half as many U.S. troops in Afghanistan as there are today. And for U.S. strategy in the country to work, Afghan security forces will have to hold off the Taliban after the Americans leave. But it's unclear if the Afghans will all stand together.
June 10, 2013 At least seven heavily armed Taliban insurgents launched a pre-dawn attack near Afghanistan's main airport Monday, apparently targeting NATO's airport headquarters with rocket-propelled grenades, assault rifles and at least one large bomb. Two Afghan civilians were wounded and all the attackers were killed after an hours-long battle.
June 9, 2013 Explosions and gunfire erupted on the military side of the airport, which houses a NATO headquarters, in Afghanistan's capital. The Kabul police said attackers wearing suicide vests had occupied a tall building on the west side of the airport and were firing at the military facility.
June 8, 2013 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has promised to push back on the strikes, lodges a formal protest with a top U.S. envoy in Islamabad.
June 8, 2013 The gunman was wearing an Afghan military uniform and reportedly killed two U.S. soldiers and a civilian following an argument.