Carnage As Taliban Bomber Hits Afghan Police ConvoyMore than 30 people were killed Thursday when at least one suicide bomber attacked a convoy of buses transporting police recruits in Afghanistan to the capital city, an Afghan official tells CBS News.
Former Md. Platoon Mate Glad Bergdahl Charged With Military CrimesFor the first time, we're hearing details about Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's time as a Taliban prisoner--just one day after the Pentagon announces they plan to pursue charges against him for deserting his post.
Bergdahl's Release Has Politicians Divided On Capitol HillThe wait is over. After five years, Bowe Bergdahl--an American soldier held in captivity by the Taliban--is returning home to the United States. But his welcome home comes with mixed feelings.
Ruppersberger Calls Taliban Prisoner Exchange 'A Dangerous Precedent'An American soldier is released in a prisoner exchange with the Taliban. The U.S. government is under fire for how they got his freedom.
Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge FailedWith the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.