Afghan Security Forces

Afghan children play in a street in Kandahar on March 31, 2013. (credit: JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Teen Fatally Stabs American Soldier In Neck

An Afghan teenager killed an American soldier in eastern Afghanistan by stabbing him in the neck while he played with a group of local children, officials said Monday.


U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a televised address last year, during which he announced he will order 10,000 troops to pull out of Afghanistan in 2011, and another 33,000 troops by the end of the summer of 2012. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama During Afghanistan Speech: Out By 2014, But “Difficult Days Ahead”

President Barack Obama spoke from Afghanistan on Tuesday, stating that the U.S. Armed Forces occupying the nation are on a “clear path to fulfill[ing their] mission … while [administering] justice to Al Qaeda.” He added that all troops are expected to have left the country by the end of 2014.