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May 15, 2017
An airplane prepares for landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. An Afghan Special Immigrant Visa holder arrived there in mid-March and was denied entry; he's still in custody nearby. MUST CREDIT: Tim Fadek, Bloomberg News.
He was told he could live in the U.S. after serving in Afghanistan. But they never let him in.
May 15, 2017 - 12:11pm
April 16, 2017
National Security Adviser Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster listens as U.S. President Donald Trump makes the announcement at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida U.S. February 20, 2017. REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque
In Afghanistan, Trump aide promises coordinated response to enemies
April 16, 2017 - 12:32pm
April 15, 2017
The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test U.S., Nov. 21, 2003, at Elgin Air Force Base in Florida. U.S. Air Force photo / Reuters
Former Afghan president calls decision to drop massive U.S. bomb "treason"
April 15, 2017 - 9:39am
April 13, 2017
The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Eglain Air Force Base, Florida, U.S., November 21, 2003 in this handout photo provided April 13, 2017. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force photo/Handout via REUTERS
U.S. strike kills an al Qaeda 'leader' in Afghanistan
April 13, 2017 - 2:06pm
The GBU-43/B is launched from a MC-130E Combat Talon I at Eglain Air Force Base in Florida on November 21, 2003. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force photo/Handout/File photoplay button
U.S. unleashes 'mother of all bombs' for first time in Afghanistan
April 13, 2017 - 12:04pm
October 19, 2016
Two Americans killed in attack on base in Afghanistan
October 19, 2016 - 11:26am
August 24, 2016
An Afghan policeman keeps watch at the site of an attack in Kabul. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
Explosions, gunfire reported near American University in Afghanistan
August 24, 2016 - 12:03pm
July 23, 2016
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
July 23, 2016 - 9:27am
Kabul resident Ahmad Naweed, 20, (left) is interviewed by journalist Seyar Kakar, 26, on Aug. 4, for a radio program called Fix It, where Afghans bring civic problems to journalists who then investigate. (Photo for The Washington Post by Andrew Quilty)
With U.S. withdrawal looming, a nascent Afghan press is in peril
August 23, 2015 - 9:19am
July 27, 2015
350 airmen deploy from Ellsworth AFB to Afghanistan
July 27, 2015 - 11:30am
June 5, 2015
Winner kindergarten teacher Linda Bergjord's class is pictured here with its scarves sent from Afghanistan. The following students are pictured from left to right: Front row: Wyatt Winfield and Evan Littau. Middle row: Merrideus Eisenbraun, Jordan Turney, Rustin Schroeder, Kooper Welch, Jaxon Kuil and Peydin Peterson. Back row: Suchi Chardhari, Elizabeth Moser, Kaylen Hochhalter, Brroke Burns, Bella Green, Oren Sargent, Camdyn Anderson, Lliam Harley, Isaiah Glidden and Natalie Joseph. (Submitted photo)
Winner students create pen pal link to Afghanistan
June 5, 2015 - 1:39pm
June 3, 2015
149,000 people have died in war in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2001
June 3, 2015 - 11:27am
May 11, 2015
6 South Dakota National Guard soldiers going to Afghanistan
May 11, 2015 - 8:49am
April 8, 2015
Rapid City National Guard unit will deploy to Afghanistan
April 8, 2015 - 4:13pm
May 27, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers an announcement on the number of U.S. troops that will remain in Afghanistan after the formal troop draw-down at the end of this year, in the White House Rose Garden in Washington on Tuesday. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)
Obama plans to end U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan by 2016
May 27, 2014 - 11:15pm