Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's emissary to Afghanistan and Pakistan and one of the most celebrated American diplomats of the last half-century, died Monday, the State Department said. He was 69.
Marine Maj. Gen. Richard Mills expressed cautious optimism Thursday that U.S forces are winning the battle against the Taliban in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where 10,000 Marines from Camp Pendleton are deployed. In a teleconference with reporters in the U
President Obama held his ninth meeting Monday night in the situation room with his War Council, a two-hour session to review the options in Afghanistan. This time, the assembled foreign-policy and military experts even included the U.S. ambassador to Afghanist