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A Battle of Several Fronts: Afghan Women in the Security Forces
April 30, 2018
A Battle of Several Fronts: Afghan Women in the Security Forces
Afghanistan can do more to bring women into the security forces, and the country will benefit greatly from doing so.
A Battle of Several Fronts: Afghan Women in the Security Forces
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
April 18, 2018
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
Five out of 15 airstrikes that the Afghan Air Force conducts each day are carried out by A-29 light attack aircraft.
A-29s Carry Out One Third of Afghan Airstrikes
Afghan Air Force Drops Laser-Guided Bomb for 1st Time in Combat
March 28, 2018
Afghan Air Force Drops Laser-Guided Bomb for 1st Time in Combat
Afghan Air Force light attack aircraft used a laser-guided bomb to destroy a Taliban compound in Southwestern Afghanistan.
Afghan Air Force Drops Laser-Guided Bomb for 1st Time in Combat
Afghan Civilian Casualties, the Elephant in the Room
March 03, 2018
Afghan Civilian Casualties, the Elephant in the Room
Civilian deaths in Afghanistan shouldn’t be treated as simple statistics that no one wants to talk about.
Afghan Civilian Casualties, the Elephant in the Room
US Buys 6 More Light Attack Aircraft for Afghan Air Force
October 26, 2017
US Buys 6 More Light Attack Aircraft for Afghan Air Force
The U.S. Air Force placed an order for six additional light attack aircraft for the Afghan Air Force.
US Buys 6 More Light Attack Aircraft for Afghan Air Force
Fixing Afghanistan's Struggling Security Forces
July 24, 2017
Fixing Afghanistan's Struggling Security Forces
To make the ANDSF an effective force, there needs to be some drastic changes.
Fixing Afghanistan's Struggling Security Forces
Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft
March 24, 2017
Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft
The four new light attack aircraft are arriving just in time for this year’s fighting season.
Afghan Air Force Receives 4 Light Attack Aircraft
Afghanistan: General Dostum Micromanages Kunduz War
October 11, 2016
Afghanistan: General Dostum Micromanages Kunduz War
Afghan security forces have been struggling to push the Taliban out of Kunduz city.
Afghanistan: General Dostum Micromanages Kunduz War
US Army to Deploy 1,400 Airborne Troops to Afghanistan
September 08, 2016
US Army to Deploy 1,400 Airborne Troops to Afghanistan
Elements of the 101st Airborne Division will be deployed to support counterterrorism operations in the country.
US Army to Deploy 1,400 Airborne Troops to Afghanistan
US To Send $60 Million Arms Package to Afghanistan
August 26, 2016
US To Send $60 Million Arms Package to Afghanistan
The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are slated to receive over 5,000 new rifles and machine guns.
US To Send $60 Million Arms Package to Afghanistan
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
Combat Mission Over, But US Remains at War in Afghanistan
May 09, 2016
Combat Mission Over, But US Remains at War in Afghanistan
Details from the Pentagon's inquiry into the Battle for Kunduz in October 2015 highlight high combat involvement for U.S. forces.
Combat Mission Over, But US Remains at War 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?
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
February 04, 2016
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said that the Afghan economy will need financial support “at least” until 2020.
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
Top US General in Afghanistan: Afghan Security Forces 'Could Potentially Collapse'
October 07, 2015
Top US General in Afghanistan: Afghan Security Forces 'Could Potentially Collapse'
General John F. Campbell testified on the results of this year’s fighting season in front of the U.S. Congress.
Top US General in Afghanistan: Afghan Security Forces 'Could Potentially Collapse'
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