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U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

In this Aug. 25, 2011 file photo, a U.S. Marine walks during an early morning guard shift at a vehicle checkpoint in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Mich. Man Experiences Insurgent Attack In Afghanistan

Tuesday morning’s rocket attack in Afghanistan took place just a few blocks away from where a Michigan man is working as a contractor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011

9 U.S. Troops Killed In Afghan Copter Crash

Nine service members with the international coalition in Afghanistan died Tuesday after their helicopter crashed in the volatile south where troops are ramping up pressure on Taliban insurgents.

09/21/2010

7 U.S. Troops Killed in Afghanistan Fighting

Seven U.S. troops have died in weekend attacks in Afghanistan’s embattled southern and eastern regions, while officials found the bodies Sunday of five kidnapped campaign workers for a female candidate in the western province of […]

08/29/2010

Medical Team Members Murdered In Afghanistan

Ten members of a medical team, including six Americans, were shot and killed by militants as they were returning from providing eye treatment and other health care in remote villages in northern Afghanistan, a spokesman […]

08/07/2010

July Is Deadliest Month For U.S. In Afghanistan

Three U.S. service members have been killed in Afghanistan, bringing the toll for July to at least 63 and making it the deadliest month for American forces in the nearly 9-year-war.

07/30/2010

Afghanistan Militants Behead 6 Police Officers

Six Afghan national police officers were beheaded Tuesday by militants who stormed their checkpoint in the country’s north, according to NATO, which earlier reported the deaths of two American civilians and two Afghan troops at […]

07/21/2010

6 US Troops Killed In Afghanistan

Six American service members and at least a dozen civilians died in attacks Saturday in Afghanistan’s volatile east and south, adding to a summer of escalating violence as Taliban militants push back against stepped-up operations […]

07/10/2010

NATO Planes Kill 5 Afghan Troops

NATO mistakenly killed five of its Afghan army allies in an air strike Wednesday while the Afghans were attacking insurgents in the country’s east, officials said.

07/07/2010