Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said. An Afghan official said the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier, who also died. In a statement from Washington, the Pentagon didn’t provide details about what led to the deaths […]

Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan 

LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits. Mattis told […]