Gen. Nicholson: Our main goals are destruction of AQ and ISK and working with Pakistan to eliminate Haqqani and Taliban sanctuaries in Pakistan

Map. History of Afghanistan conflict

18 February 2018
Increasing US troop numbers in Afghanistan “right now a Department of Defense “ matter, says @PressSec.1 year ago
Increasing US troop numbers in Afghanistan “right now a Department of Defense “ matter, says @PressSec.
1 year ago
Afghanistan IS-K Qari Munib killed in a counterterrorism airstrike during op, Resolute Support spoxman Navy Capt. Bill Salvin tells VOA
1 year ago
Russia worried US/coalition in Afghanistan "affects their ability to influence central Asia states to the north" per Gen. Nicholson
1 year ago
Asked by @SenBillNelson if Russia indirectly support alQaida, @ResoluteSupport's Gen Nicholson says "Yes sir"
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson: Our main goals are destruction of AQ and ISK and working with Pakistan to eliminate Haqqani and Taliban sanctuaries in Pakistan
1 year ago
Russia supposed to host Afghan peace talks with Afghan Govt reps next week in Moscow.
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson says he suspects Russia's intentions in Afghanistan are to undermine the United States and NATO.
1 year ago
Sen. King just asked Nicholson why U.S. airpower doesn't "take out" Afghan poppy fields.
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson at the US Senate: "The Taliban can not stand up to the AFG Special Forces, we will increase our support to these forces"
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson says a U.S. special forces soldier was severely wounded today in Sangin, Helmand province.
1 year ago
Gen Nicholson: "We have a reliable partner in AFG achieving on common goals"
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson: With Afghan President Ghani we are working on an “ANDSF Roadmap” for the way ahead - population and gov't want us here
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson: The ongoing biometric enrollment of Afghan soldiers will promote accuracy of pay systems and fight corruption
1 year ago
NATO has shortfall of troops in Afghanistan: US general
1 year ago
NATO has shortfall of troops in Afghanistan: US general
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson: Our objective is to destroy Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan. Afghans are now doing most of the fighting
1 year ago
"Very concerned" about losses being suffered by Afghan forces, Gen Nicholson says, keeping Afghan forces below full authorized strength
1 year ago
"I believe we're in a stalemate" @ResoluteSupport Cmdr Gen John Nicholson tells Senate Armed Services Committee re Afghanistan Taliban
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson: The complex U.S. relationship with Pakistan should receive a "holistic review." Lots of critical talk about Pakistan
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson: Increased Afghan air power will bring offensive capability that will break the stalemate in Afghanistan
1 year ago
Gen. Nicholson: Key offensive stability of the Afghan forces can break the stalemate in Afghanistan
1 year ago
Nicholson: The Government of Afghanistan is committed to achieving peace through reconciliation
1 year ago
Gen. N: Pres Ghani is making bold reforms and implementing anti-corruption measures to professionalize & improve the AFG security forces
1 year ago
Gen. N: We have an exceptional partnership with President Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah, the security forces and people of Afghanistan
1 year ago
Nicholson: At the Warsaw Summit last July, @NATO reaffirmed its commitment to sustain the ANDSF for four more years through 2020
1 year ago
Nicholson: The Afghan people have confidence in their security services and they do not want the Taliban to retur
1 year ago
Nicholson: The 17,000-strong AFG Special Forces are the best in the region. They operate independently on roughly 80% of their missions
1 year ago
Nicholson: I want to acknowledge the brave men and women of the ANDSF and the people of AFG fighting for a secure and stable country
1 year ago
Geh. Nicholson, Commander of Resolute Support: I would like to start by honoring the sacrifices of the menand women who served in Afghanistan and to those deployed there
1 year ago
McCain: Numerous terrorist groups operate in Pakistan and attack US soldiers in neighboring Afghanistan
1 year ago
John McCain: Taliban, Al-Qaeda operatives still active, Taliban want to gain grounds in Afghanistan, Afghans are in the fight
1 year ago
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent has partially suspended work in Afghanistan after six of its staff were shot dead.