US diplomat Richard Holbrooke says the US has a transition plan for Afghanistan, not an exit strategy, and that there will be some drawdown of American troops in Afghanistan next year but the U.S. combat mission will not end there until 2014.
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The Afghan government claims that Taliban leader Mohammad Omar died in April 2013 in Pakistan of natural causes. 2015-07-29 (Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001-present))
Camp Bastion, the last remaining British base in Afghanistan, and Camp Leatherneck, an American base next to it, are handed over to the Afghan Government. 2014-10-26 (Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001-present))
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, previously the only United States military prisoner held captive in Afghanistan, is released in exchange for five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. 2014-05-31 (Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001-present))
10 people are killed in a camp by insurgents in western Afghanistan. 2013-08-17 (Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001-present))
President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai meets with Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, to discuss plans for the Taliban to open an office in Doha in order to help solve the conflict in Afghanistan. 2013-03-31 (Context: Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001-present))
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