The number of people dying from terrorism has fallen for the second year in a row, with 25,673 people losing their lives in 2016, 13% fewer than the year before and 22% less than the peak in 2014.
The U.S. military's top leaders told lawmakers Tuesday that the thousands of additional U.S. troops President Donald Trump has ordered to Afghanistan will cost just over $1 billion a year.
The bulk of the roughly 4,000 additional troops headed to Afghanistan will probably be composed of thousands of paratroopers from two units.
Afghanistan: In his first prime-time address since taking office, President Trump discussed his “path forward.” Will his strategy succeed or fail?
Trump: American troops would "fight to win" by attacking enemies, "crushing" al-Qaida, preventing terror attacks against Americans and "obliterating" ISIS.
An American service member was killed Wednesday and an unspecific number wounded while battling ISIS loyalists in eastern Afghanistan.
President Trump has reportedly been asking two questions about Afghanistan: Why has the United States been there for so long? And why haven't we won the war?
President Trump must quickly deal with Afghanistan’s internal situation, and also develop a U.S. strategy for Pakistan.
Pentagon: A suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday left two American service members dead.