U.S. Says It Has 11,000 Troops in Afghanistan, More Than Formerly Disclosed

The Defense Department had for years publicly disclosed only the number of troops taking part in the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan, not counterterrorism forces there.

‘Friendly Fire’ May Have Killed 2 U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Raid

The Pentagon is investigating the deaths of two Army Rangers during a raid targeting a leader of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan.