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File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 49 Percent Of Americans Now Feel War In Afghanistan Was A Mistake

The findings of a recent Gallup poll suggest that, for the first time in the entirety of the United States’ involvement in conflict in Afghanistan, a small majority of Americans feel the nation’s decision to go to war there was a mistake.

02/19/2014

File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans See U.S. Efforts In Iraq, Afghanistan As Failures

A recently conducted survey shows that, for the first time, the majority of people in the United States view war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures.

02/03/2014

A man walks amid debris following an air strike by Syrian government forces in Aleppo. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Activists Say 1,900 Killed In Syria During Peace Talks

United Nations hosted peace talks in Switzerland have nearly stalled.

02/01/2014

A man helps two Syrian women leave a bombed out building after an alleged Syrian government airstrike. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

United States Says Syria Balking At Chemical Weapons Deal

U.S. official warns Syria is using stalling tactics to delay attempts to remove and destroy chemical stockpile.

01/31/2014

Blackwater guards are accused of opening fire on civilians in a 2007 incident. (MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Charges Against Blackwater From 2007 Shooting In Iraq

The Justice Department on Thursday brought fresh charges against four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors, resurrecting an internationally charged case over a deadly 2007 shooting on the streets of Baghdad.

10/18/2013

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday he believes the stage has been set for winning the war, but hard fighting lies ahead for Afghan forces now suffering heavy casualties. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

General: ‘Conditions Are Set’ To Win War In Afghanistan

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday he believes the stage has been set for winning the war, but hard fighting lies ahead for Afghan forces now suffering heavy casualties.

09/04/2013

File photo of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. (credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Military Deaths In Afghanistan Reach 2,133, Injuries At 19,200

As of Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at least 2,133 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

09/03/2013

President Obama expressed optimism that Congress would vote to approve his call for military action in Syria, and said that it is not just an American issue, it’s a worldwide concern.  (Credit:  JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Across US, Fears, Ambivalence, Anguish Over Syria

The specter of U.S. military action against Syria and further intervention in the Muslim world is generating troubled and conflicting emotions throughout America.

08/31/2013

A thermometer in the sun on the sidewalk indicates a temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study Finds Global Warming May Cause Increases In Crime, War

The findings of a far-reaching study show that steady increases in Earth’s temperature could lead to increases in violent crimes and wars.

08/12/2013

Afghanistan security forces arrive at the entrance gate of a foreign logistics company in Kabul on July 2, 2013, after a suicide attack. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Security Forces Facing First Summer Fighting Without US Ground, Air Support

This former American military base in northeastern Afghanistan was a critical launching pad during the troop surge to fight Taliban militants, but the pace of fighting in this key border area remains high even after the Afghan military has taken over.

07/04/2013

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