31 Aug '15, 1pm

Coalition airstrikes play key role in Afghan fight #veteran #military

An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 555th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, June 8, 2015. Joseph Swafford/U.S. Air Force Related Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle The Afghan Taliban published a biography of their new leader Monday as hundreds of insurgents met to resolve a dispute over his appointment following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar. Afghan air fields built for war seen as economic hubs It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation upgrade that optimists hope will fuel not only regional trade but even tourism. US envoy discusses Afghan peace efforts on Pakistan visit U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice met with Pakista...

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