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Feb. 7, 2018

U.S. Forces Strike Taliban, East Turkestan Islamic Movement Training Sites

U.S. forces conducted air operations to strike Taliban and East Turkestan Islamic Movement training facilities in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province, the commander of NATO air operations in Afghanistan said.

Nov. 20, 2017

U.S., Afghan forces target Taliban drug labs, hit ‘where it hurts’

U.S. and Afghan forces conducted a series of strikes against Taliban drug labs, to target the revenue streams of the terrorists, the commander of the Resolute Support mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan said.

Nov. 11, 2017

NATO plus-up will give Afghan forces an offensive boost, Nicholson says

With an increase in troops, the U.S. and NATO strategy in Afghanistan has a good chance of enabling Afghan security forces to do more to secure their country, the Resolute Support mission commander said during a news conference in Brussels.

Oct. 3, 2017

Dunford: New Operational Construct in Afghanistan Should Break Stalemate

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the new South Asia strategy should break the stalemate in Afghanistan and make the United States, its allies and its partners more secure.

Oct. 3, 2017

Effects of South Asia Strategy Already Being Felt, Mattis Tells Senate

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the certainty engendered by President Donald J. Trump's South Asia strategy already is paying dividends in Afghanistan.

Aug. 21, 2017

President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy

President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new strategy that encompasses Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and South Asia during an address to the nation at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

May 24, 2017

Counter-ISIS Campaign Progresses in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan

Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, said counterterrorism efforts in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan are proving successful.

May 23, 2017

Afghan Women Get Better Medical Care Thanks to Coalition Investment

Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, Resolute Support and U.S. Forces -- Afghanistan commander, toured the Kabul Women's Hospital that has received new equipment. Nicholson indicated that security is not just military force; security also includes the rebuilding of a new Afghanistan. The projects are part of a whole-of-government approach supported by the Commander's Emergency Response Program and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

May 16, 2017

Dunford Arrives in Brussels for NATO Military Committee Meeting

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Brussels to discuss Afghanistan, countering terrorism and other missions during NATO's Military Committee chiefs of defense meeting.

April 28, 2017

Mattis Honors Army Rangers Killed in Afghanistan

The two Army Rangers who died in Afghanistan willingly went into harm's way to fight the enemy and defend the United States and its freedoms, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.