|Why is US buying Russian helicopters for Afghan military?|
Saturday, 12.07.2013, 05:03pm
Pentagon bypassed US helicopter makers, choosing to spend more than $1 billion
on dozens of Russian Mi-17 helicopters. A study shows the Chinook built by
Boeing is a better fit. To outfit Afghanistan's security
forces with new helicopters, the
Pentagon bypassed U.S.
companies and turned instead to Moscow for dozens of Russian....
|Afghan-US bilateral security agreement rattles Pakistan|
Wednesday, 12.04.2013, 05:26am
Loya Jirga last week to approve the bilateral security agreement with
the United States for continued presence of the US-led western forces
after the NATO trroops withdrawal has rattled Pakistan.
|NATO leaders urge Afghanistan to let US troops stay|
Wednesday, 12.04.2013, 12:21am
Meeting in Brussels Tuesday, NATO officials warned that if President Hamid Karzai does not sign the deal,
the US and the alliance would have to withdraw all troops from
Afghanistan by the end of 2014 and abandon plans to leave behind a
smaller training and advisory force
|Taliban back Karzai in US pact dispute|
Tuesday, 12.03.2013, 04:16pm
Taliban insurgents fighting against the US-backed Afghan government
expressed their support on Monday for President Hamid Karzai's refusal
to sign a security pact with Washington. Karzai is locked in a
public dispute with the US over the security deal, which would allow
some US soldiers to remain in Afghanistan after NATO's combat mission
ends next year.
|With deadline looming, Kerry asking if NATO forces will be welcome in Afghanistan after 2014|
Tuesday, 12.03.2013, 04:00pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is joining diplomats from around
the world in hopes of persuading Afghan leaders to let international
troops remain in the war-torn country beyond 2014.
|Rasmussen: US deal with Afghanistan crucial|
Monday, 12.02.2013, 08:40pm
NATO won't be able to deploy
its noncombat training and advisory mission in Afghanistan after next
year unless President Hamid Karzai agrees to a bilateral security
agreement with the U.S., the alliance's secretary-general said Monday.