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Afghan Civilians Killed

Afghanistan: Enough Is Enough

Steve Simmons | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Steve Simmons

In one more Afghanistan tragedy, Staff Sergeant Robert Bales is accused of the heinous crime of murdering 17 Afghan civilians. It offers a moment to pause and reexamine what our continuing purpose is in this longest war in U.S. history.

What Does Afghanistan Have to Do With Vietnam?

Ethan Casey | Posted 05.11.2012 | World
Ethan Casey

This incident requires a real, soul-searching moral response by the American military hierarchy. But the military does the bidding of civilian society, and that's where the real soul-searching needs to take place.

Afghan Families Speak Of Loved Ones Killed By U.S. Soldiers | TAIMOOR SHAH and ALISSA J. RUBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For Mullah Allah Dad, a poppy farmer and the mullah of a hamlet of just 15 homes in Kandahar Province, the end came quickly. He was sipping tea when h...

NATO High Commander: Kill Afghan Drug Producers

SPIEGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A dispute has emerged among NATO High Command in Afghanistan regarding the conditions under which alliance troops can use deadly violence against thos...

Deadly US Afghan Raid Disputed By Village Elders

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A claim by US forces in Afghanistan that they killed 15 Taliban fighters in the eastern province of Laghman, has been disputed by village elders. A...