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Pentagon: Afghanistan Security Deteriorating

The U.S. Defense Department said Tuesday that security in Afghanistan has been deteriorating over recent months. As the United States limits its military engagement, the Taliban has been more successful in launching attacks on Afghan forces. The Pentagon, in a new assessment for U.S. lawmakers, said Afghan casualties increased 27 percent from January to mid-November this year compared to 2014. It said Kabul's forces have demonstrated a will to fight, but that the country's...

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