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Marines Return to Helmand Province for a Job They Thought Was Done - New York Times

CAMP SHORAB, Afghanistan — Before the American flag was lowered, folded and retired and the last of the Marines left the Afghan province of Helmand in 2014, their commander offered some optimistic parting words. The commander, Brig. Gen. Daniel D.and more »

The long-anticipated return of Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is here - Washington Post

KABUL — Fugitive warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Saturday made his first public appearance in Afghanistan after nearly two decades underground, calling on Taliban insurgents to “join the peace caravan and stop this pointless holy war.” He also urged ...and more »

The Return of the Butcher of Kabul: What Does It Mean for Peace in Afghanistan? - Global Voices Online

After almost 20 years in exile, the once internationally-wanted militant Gulbuddin Hekmatyar made on April 29 a public re-emergence in Afghanistan as part of a peace deal his faction Hezb-e Islami signed with the Afghan government last year. Speaking ...and more »

'It feels like Groundhog Day': US Marines return to Helmand province - The Guardian

When thousands of US Marines flooded into Helmand eight years ago, they demonstrated Barack Obama's resolve to quash the Taliban once and for all and leave a peaceful province for Afghans to take over. Two years after the US flag was lowered, ...and more »

US Considering Sending In Up To 5000 Additional Soldiers - TOLOnews

Resolute Support said the new U.S administration is still reviewing the situation in Afghanistan and that nothing has been finalized. Thumbnail. The Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan has said that the United States' new administration's strategy ...and more »

Notorious Afghan warlord calls for peace in first public speech - Reuters

MEHTAR LAM, Afghanistan (Reuters) - In his first public speech since signing a peace deal with the Afghan government, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords on Saturday called for the Taliban to stop fighting and begin negotiations. Afghan ...and more »

US Marines return to Afghanistan's volatile Helmand - Financial Express

US Marines returned to Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province today, the first to be deployed in the war-torn country since NATO forces ended their combat role in 2014. Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson attended a ...and more »

US Marines back in Helmand as Afghanistan 'stalemate' continues - Reuters

CAMP SHORAB, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps has returned to Helmand, the restive province in southern Afghanistan where it fought years of bloody battles with the Taliban, to help train Afghan forces struggling to contain the insurgency.and more »

The Pentagon is considering up to 5000 additional troops for Afghanistan - Military Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is evaluating plans to send as many as 5,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, where America's longest war has hit a stalemate and local security forces have become overwhelmed by rising violence.and more »

Afghan Taliban announce start of 'fighting season” - The National

Operation Mansouri - named after the group's former leader, who was killed in a US drone strike in 2016 - will target foreign forces. April 28, 2017. Updated: April 28, 2017 04:00 AM. 0. shares. 0. shares. x. An Afghan security official stands guard on ...and more »