Kevin Sieff became the Post’s Kabul bureau chief in January 2012, after covering education for the newspaper from Washington. Prior to joining the Post, he worked in the Washington bureau of the Financial Times and covered immigration from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Sieff is a graduate of Brown University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
More lives are at risk as the U.S. helicopters that the Afghan army has relied on to transport its injured leave.
American officials would not confirm plans for keeping troops in the country beyond 2014.
Afghan president says he has frequently received money but does not disclose how much.
Afghan officer killed eight airmen and a civilian in the attack. Such incidents are now a part of Taliban’s strategy.