‘Waiting for All of It to End’: A Marine’s Battlefield View of U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

Thomas Gibbons-Neff, a Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times, served four years in the Marines…

Fact-Checking Trump’s Statements on Increased Military Strikes in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Since the Afghan peace talks collapsed last weekend, President Trump has repeatedly said that…

Trump Delivers Tributes and Threats at 9/11 Ceremony

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday remembered the thousands of people killed 18 years ago on…

Afghans Push Back on U.S. Deal With Taliban, Fearing Too Few Assurances

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government is pushing back against American diplomats on the eve of…

As Afghanistan Seeks Peace, Social Media Raises Fear of Reprisals

KABUL, Afghanistan — In recent months, an increasing number of graphic images of atrocities in the…

Trump Administration Officials at Odds Over C.I.A.’s Role in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Senior White House advisers have proposed secretly expanding the C.I.A.’s presence in Afghanistan if…

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba…

As Taliban Talk Peace, ISIS Is Ready to Play the Spoiler in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Even as the United States and the Taliban seem close to a deal…

Egyptian Sought in F.B.I. Qaeda Query Says He Has Nothing to Hide

An Egyptian who has been living and working in Brazil as a furniture mover says he…

Debate Flares Over Afghanistan as Trump Considers Troop Withdrawal

WASHINGTON — President Trump met with top national security officials on Friday to review near-final plans…

F.B.I. Wants to Interrogate Egyptian Man in Brazil, Citing Qaeda Links

RIO DE JANEIRO — The F.B.I. on Monday said it was seeking to interrogate an Egyptian…

The U.S. and the Taliban Are Near a Deal. Here’s What It Could Look Like.

DOHA, Qatar — After months of negotiations between the United States and the Taliban, both sides…

ISIS, Eyeing Europe, Could Launch Attacks This Year, U.N. Warns

GENEVA — Less than five months after the military defeat of the Islamic State in Syria,…

Mogadishu Mayor Dies of Injuries From Suicide Bombing

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The mayor of Mogadishu has died after being badly wounded in a suicide…

Hamza bin Laden Sought to Continue His Father’s Terrorism Legacy

BAGHDAD — As a boy, Hamza bin Laden appeared in propaganda films for Al Qaeda, the…