Afghan Official Challenges U.S. Tax Audit
Afghanistan's top finance official is disputing an audit by a U.S. government agency that accuses the Afghan government of improperly levying hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes on American contractors.
U.S. Military Advisers Among Dead in Explosion in Afghanistan
A car packed with explosives rammed a pair of American military vehicles on Thursday, shaking the relative calm that has prevailed for months in the Afghan capital.
U.S. Special Operations Step Up in Afghanistan
The combination of Afghan and allied troops will become the major focus of the effort in Afghanistan until American troops are withdrawn.
NYT: Afghan Officials Report "Significant Evidence" of US Involvement in Torture of Civilians
Confirming earlier allegations that US forces were involved in the torture and extrajudicial killing of civilians in Afghanistan's Wardak province, the New York Times reported Sunday that Afghan officials are saying they have "substantial evidence of American involvement" and are pursing the arrest of an American-born and raised Afghani individual working with the US Special Forces on charges of murder and torture.
Afghans on U.S. bases losing jobs after years of devoted service
Interpreters, mechanics and others who depended on the good, steady pay now feel abandoned as American troops prepare to exit. Some fear militant retaliation. CHARIKAR, Afghanistan — Abdul Shakour was working the night shift at Bagram air base repairing American vehicles when he was called to an emergency meeting.