The shift would mark the official end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, but won’t include a troop drawdown.
We must deter conflict not just with technology but by creating near certainty among enemies that the United States would prevail in battle.
They were more than the translators of words, they also interpreted the culture and the daily lives of the civilians caught between the Taliban and the coalition.
U.S. Major General Patrick Donahoe recently found himself in a Twitter debate he couldn’t win, so he tried to get his 'opponent' silenced.
President Joe Biden has been under pressure from lawmakers to help evacuate Afghanistan military helpers before the U.S. pulls its troops from the region next month.
Two Navy veterans, Lyla Kohistany and her brother Bashir, see the end of the American war effort as bittersweet.
Interpreters and others who aided the U.S. fear for their lives as the Taliban make gains.
The U.S. will begin evacuating Afghan nationals and their families who assisted U.S. and NATO forces during the war and who may face retribution by the Taliban.
Officials said that more flights are scheduled but declined to provide more details, citing security issues.
The Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction John Sopko blasted the 20-year U.S. effort for its 'overoptimism' and the way officials focused on reaching artificial targets.