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IG Quarterly Report for OES – Afghanistan

May 19, 2023 SOF News 0

The Lead Inspector General report to the U.S. Congress on Operation Enduring Sentinel (OES) Afghanistan has been published (May 2023). The report provides an update on significant events in Afghanistan covering the period from January 1st to March 31st 2023. […]

White House Statement on Afghanistan Withdrawal

Report – “U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan”

April 8, 2023 SOF News 0

On April 6, 2023, the Biden administration has released a statement that outlines the key decisions and challenges surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. This 12-page PDF covers the time period from when President Biden took office to the aftermath […]

Happy Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving, but With Afghanistan at the Table

November 24, 2022 Guest 0

By Pete Lucier, November 2021. When you are sitting down for Thanksgiving today, someone is probably going to ask you “How is all that Afghanistan stuff going?” But first you’ll have to explain scrambling to fill out every form you […]

Afghanistan Study Group Final Report

Afghanistan Study Group Final Report

February 4, 2021 SOF News 0

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has published it’s Afghanistan Study Group Final Report: A Pathway for Peace in Afghanistan. This 88-page document is the result of work that began in April 2020 – shortly after the United States […]

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Afghanistan Update – June 2020

June 30, 2020 SOF News 0

An update on news, analysis, and commentary on the Afghan conflict for the month of June 2020. Security Russian Bounty for American Lives. Various news outlets are reporting that a Russian military intelligence unit linked to assassination attempts in Europe […]

OFS IG report May 2020

IG Report on OFS – Afghanistan, May 2020

May 21, 2020 SOF News 0

The Lead Inspector General Report to the United States Congress on Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS) has been published. the 88-page report covers the period of January through March 2020. This quarterly report is required by Congress. The Inspector General’s of […]

Wade Priddy CAAT COIN Advisor Afghanistan

SIGAR Quarterly Report on Afghanistan – April 2020

May 3, 2020 John Friberg 0

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has published its quarterly report to Congress covering the months of January through March of 2020. The report provides updates and assessments on the Afghan National Defense Security Forces (ANDSF), governance, economic […]

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Afghanistan Conflict Update – April 2020

April 28, 2020 SOF News 0

Summary The peace agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban has set in motion the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and sets the stage for future talks between the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan. The release of prisoners […]