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Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri killed in U.S. drone strike

U.S. forces killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri - who oversaw the attack on the USS Cole and the planning of the attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001 - in a drone strike Saturday morning in Kabul, Afghanistan.... Read more»


Calculating the costs of the Afghanistan War in lives, dollars and years

The U.S. invaded Afghanistan in late 2001 to destroy al-Qaida, remove the Taliban from power and remake the nation. The 20 numbers highlighted below, some drawn from figures released on Sept. 1, 2021, by the Costs of War Project, help tell the story of the Afghanistan War.... Read more»