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Afghan Soldier Opens Fire at US Troops in Kabul; No Injures Reported

Afghan Soldier Opens Fire at US Troops in Kabul; No Injures Reported

ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan soldier opened fire on American forces in Afghanistan Friday, one day after a teacher and another member of the Afghan National Army turned their guns on U.S. troops, killing two.The inc…

Afghan Soldier and Teacher Turn Guns on US Troops, Killing Two

Afghan Soldier and Teacher Turn Guns on US Troops, Killing Two

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan teacher brought in to teach basic reading and writing to Afghan security forces, along with an Afghan soldier, turned guns on American soldiers Thursday, killing two, NATO officials said. The teac…

US Training Afghans to Take the Lead in Fight Against Taliban

US Training Afghans to Take the Lead in Fight Against Taliban

Department of Defense/Pfc. Jorge A. Ortiz, U.S. Marine Corps(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The U.S. chief of day-to-day military operations in Afghanistan announced a Pentagon strategy Wednesday that will enable Afghan forces to lead the fight against their e…

Leon Panetta, NATO Officials Meet About Future of Afghan Mission

Leon Panetta, NATO Officials Meet About Future of Afghan Mission

U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Dexter S. Saulisbury(BRUSSELS, Belgium) — NATO defense ministers, including Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, are in Brussels, Belgium, where the future of the mission in Afghanistan is topping the agenda at a two-day summit…

NATO Supplies to Afghanistan Keep Flowing, But at a Price

NATO Supplies to Afghanistan Keep Flowing, But at a Price

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It’s been almost two months since Pakistan closed the two key border crossings into Afghanistan used to supply NATO troops in Afghanistan, and though alternate routes have kept the supplies flowing, the finan…

Ron Paul Salutes Veterans, Says He Plans to Bring Troops Home

Ron Paul Salutes Veterans, Says He Plans to Bring Troops Home

ABC News(DES MOINES, Iowa) — Ron Paul told a room full of veterans Wednesday night that he plans to drastically cut overseas spending.“It would mean that we would bring the troops home,” Paul said, smiling as he touted the economic benefit…

Perry Slams Obama Over US Troop Withdrawal, Parade

Perry Slams Obama Over US Troop Withdrawal, Parade

ABC News(URBANDALE, Iowa) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused President Obama of putting politics ahead of troops at an early morning stop in Iowa Wednesday, criticizing the president for not holding a welcome home parade as the final soldiers returned fr…

Panetta Arrives in Baghdad for ‘End of Mission’ Ceremony

Panetta Arrives in Baghdad for ‘End of Mission’ Ceremony

Khalid Mohammed-Pool/Getty Images(BAGHDAD) — The United States will lower its flag in Iraq Thursday, symbolizing the end of the nearly nine year war there.At its peak in 2007, 170,000 American troops occupied the Middle Eastern country. Now, only 4,0…

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