As of Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at least 1,810 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is five less than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,510 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to [...]
Whether they showed up to protest Wall Street bankers, the war in Iraq or climate change, the nearly 300 people who chanted, marched and drummed in Washington, D.C.’s Freedom Plaza Thursday all had one common complaint: that the government wasn’t listening to the people.
While the event was originally planned four months ago as an anti-war protest to mark the 10th anniversary of America’s invasion of [...]
The Taliban lured US forces into an elaborate trap to shoot down their helicopter, killing 30 American troops in the deadliest such incident of the war, an Afghan official said Monday.
US President Barack Obama pledged that the incident — which killed 38 people — would not keep foreign forces from prevailing in Afghanistan, and the Pentagon called the downing of the Chinook [...]