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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified

    Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified
    The gunman who killed a U.S. Army major general and wounded several others at a military university in Afghanistan was identified by officials Wednesday as an Afghan soldier in his 20s who was carrying a NATO-issued assault rifle. The gunman, who...
  • Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan

    Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan
    After nearly a dozen years of war and scores of deployments, the Maryland National Guard is sending its last soldiers to Afghanistan — even as the killing of a U.S. general this week underscores the continuing volatility of the country and the...
  • Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene had served more than three decades in uniform without a combat tour when he got the assignment last year: He was wanted in Kabul to help train the Afghan National Security Forces. Jim Costigan, a former co-worker, golf partner...
  • Afghan insider's killing of U.S. general marks grim renewal of tactic

    A gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire Tuesday at a military academy in Kabul, killing a U.S. Army major general and wounding 14 others in one of the bloodiest fratricidal attacks of the 13-year war in Afghanistan. The shooter, who was...
  • U.S. major general killed in 'green-on-blue' shooting in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking combat death overseas for the U.S. military since the Vietnam War. The general's name has not been...
  • U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results

    U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results
    The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from the ruins of World War II. But it can expect far less return on its investment in the still-unstable Central Asian...
  • Report: American major general killed in Afghanistan | Hampton Roads Recon

    Reuters news agency is reporting that a U.S. Army major general was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan by an Afghan soldier. The shooting occurred at a military training site outside Kabul. The general is the highest-ranking member of the U.S. military to...
  • NATO soldier killed, German general injured in Afghan shooting

    Kabul (dpa) A NATO soldier was killed and 15 others injured Tuesday in a shooting attack by an Afghan soldier at a military school west of Kabul, Afghan and German defence officials said. An Afghan security source said the incident took place at the...
  • Suicide bombing at market in Afghanistan kills 89 people

    A suicide bomber struck a busy market in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in months. The bombing in restive Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, was a grim reminder of...
  • Explosions, gunfire heard near Kabul airport: Reuters witness

    Explosions, gunfire heard near Kabul airport: Reuters witness
    KABUL (Reuters) - Explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard near Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital after dawn on Thursday and black smoke rose above the facility, which is used by civilians and the military. The attack on the airport...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Kingswood Oxford "Sweetens" Soldiers' Lives In Afghanistan

    The "sweetness" of Kingswood Oxford's Senior Prom extended all the way to Afghanistan this year, after extras from the "candy bar" at the dance were shipped to American soldiers stationed in Kabul. Twizzlers, Tootsie Rolls, lollipops, and Hershey's...