Afghanistan | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio


RSS Feed

Afghan Shootings Could Complicate U.S. Mission

The shooting of 16 Afghan civilians on Sunday is not likely to alter U.S. and NATO strategy in that country. But the incident will exacerbate tensions and could make it more difficult for the U.S. to work closely with the Afghans.

Afghan Shooting Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

A series of recent episodes in Afghanistan has raised questions about the U.S. effort to work closely with the Afghans and wind down the U.S. military mission after more than a decade of war.

Taliban Vow Revenge For Alleged U.S. Attack On Civilians

Taliban says they will avenge the killing of 16 civilians, allegedly by a U.S. soldier, as questions arise over the possibility that more than a single gunman was involved.

Shooting Is Another Blow To U.S.-Afghan Relations

A U.S. soldier is in custody after he allegedly killed 16 Afghan villagers Sunday. The incident is one more blow to an already fragile relationship between the United States and Afghanistan. There are also questions of what the incident will do to the U.S.strategy in Afghanistan.

U.S. Soldier Accused Of Killing 16 Afghan Villagers

Americans have worked for years to position themselves as protectors of Afghans against murderous insurgents. But on Sunday, a U.S. Army sergeant surrendered after a shooting rampage that left 16 people killed — including women and children.