Afghanistan


Kidnapped American-Canadian Couple Returns To Canada

Joshua Boyle, a Canadian, his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children, were freed from a five-year long captivity in Pakistan last Wednesday and arrived in Canada on Friday night. Pakistani forces, acting on intelligence received from the U.S., rescued the family while Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said […]


Civilians Injured In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan

Up to 11 civilians have been reported injured and one killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Wednesday. According to The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ), the strike was in response to an attack on Kabul’s Hamid Karzai airport, shortly after U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis […]


President Trump’s War On Terror, A ‘Condition-Based Approach’ To Afghanistan

The open-ended conflict which started with the Bush administration’s ‘War on Terror,’ an ideological and effectively unwinnable war, is now in its sixteenth year and is the longest U.S. conflict ever. On August 21st, President Trump outlined the future of U.S. engagement in Afghanistan as a “shift from a time-based […]


U.S. Reports Higher Number Of Troops In Afghanistan Than Expected

The Pentagon announced Wednesday, August 30, 2017, that there are an estimated 11,000 American troops in Afghanistan, 4,000 more than the approximate number of 8,400 under the Obama administration. The reporting comes a week after President Donald Trump announced his plan for an increase in U.S. troops in Afghanistan. According […]