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Dostum Seeks to Cement His Position in Northern Afghanistan
October 26, 2016
Dostum Seeks to Cement His Position in Northern Afghanistan
Dostum’s military adventurism in northern Afghanistan is not to assist Kabul in its war against the Taliban.
Dostum Seeks to Cement His Position in Northern Afghanistan
2016 Fighting Season Highlights Vulnerabilities for Afghan Forces
August 31, 2016
2016 Fighting Season Highlights Vulnerabilities for Afghan Forces
Why the fortress fiefdom effect is reducing the combat capabilities of Afghan forces.
2016 Fighting Season Highlights Vulnerabilities for Afghan Forces
Strategic District in Paktia, Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban
August 29, 2016
Strategic District in Paktia, Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban
Jani Khel district, located along a strategic supply route, is overrun after a prolonged siege.
Strategic District in Paktia, Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
August 27, 2016
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
The Afghan Air Force recently took delivery of the last batch of U.S.-made MD530F light attack helicopters.
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
Afghan Commandos: Afghanistan’s First, Last, and Best Line of Defense
August 23, 2016
Afghan Commandos: Afghanistan’s First, Last, and Best Line of Defense
Commandos are the country's best hope for staving off advances from the Taliban and ISIS.
Afghan Commandos: Afghanistan’s First, Last, and Best Line of Defense
In Afghanistan, Kunduz Under Siege Once Again
August 22, 2016
In Afghanistan, Kunduz Under Siege Once Again
Once again, the Taliban are moving to seize control of the strategic city.
In Afghanistan, Kunduz Under Siege Once Again
After 10 Years, US B-52H Resumes Operations in Afghanistan
August 20, 2016
After 10 Years, US B-52H Resumes Operations in Afghanistan
After increased rules of engagement for U.S. forces, the U.S. strategic bomber returns to Afghanistan.
After 10 Years, US B-52H Resumes Operations in Afghanistan
Are the Taliban Gearing up to Recapture Kunduz?
August 18, 2016
Are the Taliban Gearing up to Recapture Kunduz?
The militant groups appears to be repeating its "October surprise" playbook in the area around Kunduz.
Are the Taliban Gearing up to Recapture Kunduz?
Red Group: The Taliban's New Commando Force
August 12, 2016
Red Group: The Taliban's New Commando Force
The rise of the well-equipped Taliban force raises points to endemic corruption in Helmand.
Red Group: The Taliban's New Commando Force
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
July 19, 2016
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
The recent delivery increases the Afghan Air Force’s fleet of light attack helicopters from 18 to 23.
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
June 21, 2016
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
Five new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters arrived in Kabul last week.
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
Afghanistan: 14 Nepali Security Guards Killed in Suicide Bomber Attack in Kabul
June 21, 2016
Afghanistan: 14 Nepali Security Guards Killed in Suicide Bomber Attack in Kabul
Bomb attacks in Kabul and other parts of the country killed at least 23 on Monday.
Afghanistan: 14 Nepali Security Guards Killed in Suicide Bomber Attack in Kabul
Afghan Air Force’s A-29s Only Drop ‘Dumb’ Bombs in Air Strikes so far
June 10, 2016
Afghan Air Force’s A-29s Only Drop ‘Dumb’ Bombs in Air Strikes so far
Until now, Afghanistan’s new A-29 light attack aircraft have only been using unguided bombs against Taliban targets.
Afghan Air Force’s A-29s Only Drop ‘Dumb’ Bombs in Air Strikes so far
Afghan Air Force’s New Light Attack Aircraft Conducts More than 260 Sorties in Afghanistan
May 11, 2016
Afghan Air Force’s New Light Attack Aircraft Conducts More than 260 Sorties in Afghanistan
A-29 Super Tucano aircraft have flown hundreds of close-air support and training missions since January.
Afghan Air Force’s New Light Attack Aircraft Conducts More than 260 Sorties in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Will the Afghan Air Force Make a Difference in the 2016 Fighting Season?
April 14, 2016
Afghanistan: Will the Afghan Air Force Make a Difference in the 2016 Fighting Season?
The Afghan Air Force will, for the first time, deploy new light attack aircraft in its fight against insurgents this year.
Afghanistan: Will the Afghan Air Force Make a Difference in the 2016 Fighting Season?
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
April 13, 2016
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
The Taliban promise large-scale attacks, assassinations, and a war of attrition during this year’s fighting season.
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
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