Pakistan, Afghan Officials Say Taliban Ready for Peace Talks

Pakistan, Afghan Officials Say Taliban Ready for Peace Talks | Taliban: No talks currently taking place

UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties Increased 22 Percent in 2014

UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties Increased 22 Percent in 2014 | Over 10,000 killed and wounded

26 Afghan Police Killed as Taliban Counters Offensive

26 Afghan Police Killed as Taliban Counters Offensive | Afghan army’s offensive sparks major counterattack

Pentagon: ISIS Expansion Into Afghanistan ‘Of Great Concern’

Pentagon: ISIS Expansion Into Afghanistan ‘Of Great Concern’ | Group remains ‘aspirational,’ for now

US Commander in Afghanistan Wants ‘Flexibility’ for Troop Levels

US Commander in Afghanistan Wants ‘Flexibility’ for Troop Levels | Likely to further defer drawdowns through summer

Red Cross Recovered Twice as Many Slain Afghan Fighters in 2014

Red Cross Recovered Twice as Many Slain Afghan Fighters in 2014 | Warns fighting continues to intensify

ISIS Recruiter Reported Killed in US Drone Strike in Afghanistan

ISIS Recruiter Reported Killed in US Drone Strike in Afghanistan | Four Pakistanis also among the slain

US Moves to Classify Afghan Military Oversight

US Moves to Classify Afghan Military Oversight | New Pentagon classifications hide data from SIGAR report

White House: Taliban Not Terrorists

White House: Taliban Not Terrorists | They carry out terror attacks, but have a ‘different classification’

Afghan Soldier Kills Three US Contractors at Kabul Airport

Afghan Soldier Kills Three US Contractors at Kabul Airport | Officials: Reason for shooting unclear