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Afghanistan Civilian Casualties

Karzai Expresses Anger At U.S. Gov't In Emotional Interview

Posted 03.02.2014 | World

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai expressed anger at the U.S. government in an emotional interview published Sunday night in The Washington Post. ...

NATO Troops Accidentally Kill 2 Afghan Boys

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

KABUL, March 2 (Reuters) - NATO said on Saturday its forces had accidentally shot dead two Afghan boys, in the latest of a series of reports of civi...

How the U.S. Brings 'Security' to the Planet

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 03.10.2013 | World
Tom Engelhardt

U.S. troops are gone from Iraq, but the violence our invasion and occupation set loose has never ended. We bear genuine responsibility for this, but no longer care a whit.

ISAF Apologizes For Afghan Civilian Airstrike Casualties

Posted 05.11.2012 | World

The International Security Assistance Force, NATO's security mission in Afghanistan, and U.S. Forces Afghanistan released a statement on Friday expres...

How Much Is A Life Worth? As Little As $210

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

By Jack Kimball KABUL, March 14 (Reuters) - In Afghanistan, if NATO forces kill a member of your family, it is better in terms of mon...

Dan Froomkin

Obama's Afghan Legacy: More Civilian Deaths | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- There is no consensus about what good has been achieved in the two-plus years that President Barack Obama has waged war in Afghanistan. ...

Afghanistan War Killed 2 Children Daily In 2010: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL (Reuters) - An average of two children per day were killed in Afghanistan last year, with areas of the once peaceful north now among the most da...

Spike in Civilian Casualties Shows U.S. War Policy Is Failing Afghans and Americans

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

The United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan reports that the number of civilians killed in the first six months of 2010 spiked by 25 percent compared to the same period last year.

UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties, Injuries Rising Sharply

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) KABUL, Afghanistan - The number of civilians killed in the Afghan conflict in the first six months of the year rose 25 percent compared with the ...

Targeted Killings New U.S. Strategy In Afghanistan

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Faced with that reality, and the pressure of a self-imposed deadline to begin withdrawing troops by July 2011, the Obama administration is starting to...

What's Missing From the Wikileaks Afghanistan Logs

Erica Gaston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Erica Gaston

Addressing civilian harm is now one of ISAF's key counterinsurgency tools, but with the level of accumulated mistrust over the lack of disclosure illustrated by these war logs, it may be coming 9 years too late.

Special Forces Providing Federally Funded Abortions in Afghanistan

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

If you've built an entire political career on not understanding the difference between a citizen and a fertilized egg, does that apply to mothers and their unborn children in Afghanistan? If not, why not?

New Civilian Deaths Roil Afghans

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) KABUL - Thousands of Afghans shouting "Death to America!" protested the killings of children Thursday, the latest in a string of controversial ca...

US Toughens Airstrike Policy In Afghanistan After Criticism | DEXTER FILKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan The new American commander in Afghanistan said he would sharply restrict the use of airstrikes here, in an effort to reduce the civ...

Afghan Civilian Casualties Threaten Airstrike Support For Troops: Pentagon

US News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Rising anger over Afghan civilians accidentally killed in U.S. military bombing campaigns has prompted some U.S. officers to issue a stark warning to ...

McKiernan Gets Control of Disputed U.S. Raids In Afghanistan

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Mar 20 (IPS) - U.S. Special Operations forces in Afghanistan, whose commando raids and airstrikes against suspected Taliban targets have c...

Afghan Civilian Deaths Rose 40 Percent In 2008: UN

AP, CIVIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — The number of Afghan civilians killed in armed conflict surged to a record 2,118 people last year as the Afghan war turned increasingly bloo...