US Service Member Dies, 6 Crew Members Injured In Afghanistan Helicopter CrashOne US service member was killed and six other US crew members were injured in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan's Logar province Friday evening, according to a statement from the NATO-led coalition
NATO Leaders Concerned About Russia's Lack Of Transparency On Military ExercisesA senior NATO official says there's reason to be concerned about the large-scale Zapad 2017 military maneuvers being conducted now by Russia and Belarus, since they could be seen as "a serious preparation for big war."
Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge FailedWith the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.