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Afghanistan Civilians Killed

Afghanistan: NATO Air Strike Kills 11 Children

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A fierce battle between U.S.-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a remote corner of eastern Afghanistan left near...

In Defense of the United States Military

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.27.2012 | Crime
Diane Dimond

In the days since we first heard the news I've lost track of how many times I've read or heard the sentiment that somehow the culture or conditions within our U.S. military made him do it. Or that the military "taught him to kill."

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.

String Of Bombings Kills 21 As Afghanistan Casualties Hit High In May

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 08.11.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — May was the deadliest month for Afghan civilians since the United Nations started tracking deaths in 2007, according to a r...

How Much "Success" Can Afghans Stand?

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Turse

As the US approaches the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan, pundits chew over just what "success" in Afghanistan might mean for Washington. What success might mean for ordinary Afghans hasn't been a topic of conversation.

Afghan Car Bomb Kills 3 Civilians, Wounds NATO Soldier

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber rammed his car into a NATO convoy in Kabul on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding at least a doze...