• Pentagon: Afghanistan developing new plan vs. Taliban

    7 days ago - By News OK

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says the Afghan government is in the early stages of developing a new "road map" for breaking a battlefield stalemate with the Taliban.
    Key elements of the plan are spelled out in a report to Congress.
    It says Kabul's plan will restructure and nearly double the size of the Afghan security forces.
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  • Pentagon: Afghanistan developing new plan vs. Taliban

    7 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - After nearly 16 years of war against the Taliban, the Afghan government is starting to develop a "road map" for breaking a battlefield stalemate that has been prolonged by the insurgents' ability to use Pakistan as a sanctuary, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
    The new approach has four key elements: increase the Afghan military's fighting capabilities; improve its development of leaders; generate a more unified command effort; and counter official corruption.
    The report makes no mention of a new U.S. strategy for the Afghanistan war, which Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says should be...
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  • Pentagon: Afghanistan developing new plan vs. Taliban

    7 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says the Afghan government is in the early stages of developing a new “road map” for breaking a battlefield stalemate with the Taliban. Key elements of the plan are spelled out in a report to Congress. It says Kabul's plan will restructure and nearly double the size of the Afghan [...]
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