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Afghanistan Murders

Army Seeks To Bar Mental Health Defense In Afghan Murders Case

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

SEATTLE — An Army staff sergeant accused of massacring Afghan civilians must undergo an official sanity review before a mental health defense ca...

Suspect In Afghanistan Shootings Charged With 17 Murders

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Charges filed Friday against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales reflect the horror of the crime: 17 counts of premeditated murder, more t...

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.

Killer Of Former Afghani President Presented Fake Taliban Peace Offer

AP | AMIR SHAH and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani extended a hand to his assassin and greeted him at his home with the words "Wel...