But social media accounts linked to the Taliban indicate fighting ongoing.
Fighting is intensifying across the country.
For the last hour, the American gunship had been circling high above the city, carefully observing its target with night
We will not leave patients behind. And we will not be silent. Seeking or providing health care must not be a death sentence. You will be judged not on your words today, but on your actions. Your work has only begun. Make this resolution save lives.
The Pentagon says it didn't intend to kill 42 people.
Six months ago, Evangeline Cua was operating on a patient in the Kunduz Trauma Center when U.S. airstrikes turned her world upside down. These are her memories from that fateful night.
Six months after the attack that killed 42 men, women and children, the U.S. military's lack of transparency is still hurting Afghans.
Women and children were especially hard hit.
The anti-Soviet mujahideen of the 1980s morphing into Taliban and Al Qaeda in the 1990s and now mutating into the virulent ISIS becomes possible when there is a continued demand for their lethal product. Pakistan's consistent use of jihadism as a tool of statecraft and foreign policy over the past four decades has created a jihadist ecosystem which would require much more than tactical measures like the military operations it has undertaken so far.
If the United States and NATO forces withdraw from Afghanistan, it is very likely that Russia will return to its traditional role as the Afghan government's principal sponsor. Already, the Kabul government has asked Moscow for additional military aid and Moscow has agreed to sell Afghanistan an unknown number of Mi-35 attack helicopters.
Two servicemen have told Congress that American special forces called in an air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan because they believed the Taliban were using it as a command center.