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Feb. 11, 2016

Afghan Forces Need to Develop 4 Capabilities, General Says

Readiness and leadership change are among the capabilities Afghan security forces will need for success, a spokesman for the support mission in Afghanistan said.

Feb. 4, 2016

Campbell to SASC: Afghanistan Not a Short-Term Problem

The situation is complex in Afghanistan, but one simple truth is that 2016 cannot be a repeat of 2015, Army Gen. John Campbell told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 2, 2016

Campbell: Afghan Forces’ Progress Uneven, But Improving

Progress in Afghanistan has been uneven, but this is no time to waiver on America’s commitment to the country, the commander of U.S. Forces-Afghanistan told a House panel.

Jan. 28, 2016

NATO Secretary General Describes State of the Alliance

The NATO alliance has been challenged in the past year, but member nations are coming together to face problems, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

Jan. 27, 2016

NATO Land Forces Commander to Succeed Campbell in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama intends to nominate the U.S. Army commander of NATO land forces to succeed Army Gen. John F. Campbell as the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.

Jan. 22, 2016

Carter, Afghan President Meet on Sidelines of Economic Forum

Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Jan. 22, 2016

Afghanistan Mission Has Universal NATO Support, Dunford Says

NATO allies are in full agreement to continue the alliance's commitment to Afghanistan, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Paris.

Jan. 20, 2016

Dunford to Emphasize Enduring Afghanistan Effort in NATO Meeting

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he will tell his NATO counterparts there is opportunity in Afghanistan, but it will take time and continued focus.

Jan. 19, 2016

Afghan Soldiers Demonstrate Improvement, U.S. General Says

Afghanistan's soldiers have improved in several areas, a spokesman for the Resolute Support mission said.

Jan. 7, 2016

Pentagon Spokesman: Fallen Soldier Was Helping to Keep U.S., Afghanistan Safe

Army Staff Sgt. Matthew McClintock was with Afghan forces as part of a "train, advise and assist" mission in Marjah when his unit came under fire, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.

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