Afghan war

Tony Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

Tony Blair apologises for mistakes made over the Iraq War - and said there were "elements of truth" to claims the war caused the rise of Islamic State.

August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017

Trump vows 'fight to win' in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump clears the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops to Afghanistan, backtracking from his promise to rapidly end America's longest war, while pillorying ally Pakistan for offering safe haven to "agents of chaos."

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

Tony Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

Tony Blair apologises for mistakes made over the Iraq War - and said there were "elements of truth" to claims the war caused the rise of Islamic State.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

US to extend Afghan military presence

President Barack Obama confirms plans to extend the US military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016, in a shift in policy.