Pentagon Struggles to Wean Afghan Military Off American Air Support

Afghan commanders are asking for more help from American warplanes, illustrating their dependency on American air power.

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US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The top American commander, Gen. Austin S. Miller, says he is often asked whether the Afghan forces are ready to fight the Taliban alone. His answer? ‘They must be ready.’

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Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War

The Ghani administration and the Taliban are fighting a public-relations battle, with the government taking more drastic measures to control the flow of information.

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Trump Pentagon Purge Could Accelerate His Goal to Pull Troops From Afghanistan

President Trump’s supporters hope he is the president to end America’s longest war.

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