The Afghanistan War
12:24 PM ET Special inspector general reports poppy farming levels are at an all-time high.
October 15 Service leaders laid out what the future looks like without a large ground operation and with a smaller budget.
June 2 Americans are taken captive at a much lower rate than in past conflicts.
June 2 Bergdahl was reportedly seized by the Taliban in 2009, after he left the camp where he was stationed, without authorization.
April 22 Officials have said that the troop count in Afghanistan could “drop well below 10,000.”
February 18 American officials are attempting to reopen negotiations with the Taliban in order to secure the release of Bowe Bergdahl, an Army Sergeant who was captured in Afghanistan in 2009.
September 13, 2013 Similar attacks have grown more frequent in the northern and western region of the country.
July 9, 2013 Neither side is willing to talk.
June 26, 2013 Taliban continues attacks on Afghanistan's infrastructure.
June 21, 2013 The militants' willingness to talk signals weakness—and is the most hopeful sign for the U.S. in Afghanistan in years.
June 19, 2013 Negotiations are likely to be very messy.
June 18, 2013 Qatar to host direct negotiations among the Taliban, the Karzai government and the U.S.
March 11, 2013 Two separate suicide bomb attacks greeted the newly confirmed Defense Secretary.
November 1, 2012 IG gives reasons for concern about viability of transition in 2014.
September 28, 2012 Initial ban came after a sharp increase in insider attacks.
August 17, 2012 With the deaths of two U.S. troops on Friday, the Pentagon is investigating the trend of Afghan security forces killing Americans.
August 10, 2012 This is the third such attack on coalition forces this week.
May 7, 2012 President Obama argues the United States has broken the organization's momentum.
May 2, 2012 Annual campaign comes on the heels of President Obama's surprise visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday.
April 9, 2012 Deal gives the Afghan military more control over controversial night raids