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U.S. Military Detained More Than 200 Afghan Teenagers

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- The U.S. military has detained more than 200 Afghan teenagers who were captured in the war for about a year at a time at a military prison...

Afghanistan: A War of Moral Attrition

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

The war that should have been fought decisively, in a short and swift manner, is the Afghanistan war. Yet this war will be -- and already is going down in the history as such -- one of the longest wars America has ever fought.

U.S. Hands Over Bagram Prison To Afghans

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.09.2012 | World

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai welcomed Monday's handover of the main American-run prison to Afghan forces as a victory for Afgha...

Afghanistan: "Goal" Accomplished

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.26.2012 | World
Dorian de Wind

You may call me a flip-flopper, but after supporting our efforts in Afghanistan for so many years, and in view of recent developments, I now have some serious concerns about that war.

Karzai Demands U.S. To Hand Over Bagram Prison

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 03.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — President Hamid Karzai demanded Thursday that the U.S. detention center at Bagram Air Base be handed over to Afghan control...

Ryan Grim

Former Afghan Detainees Speak Out About U.S. "Acts Of Torture" (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Abdul Raqeeb, a former prisoner held for two years by US forces in Afghanistan, is speaking out against his brutalization at the hands of his captors....

Lawyer: Tearing Down Bagram Prison Will Destroy Torture Evidence

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Pentagon plan to demolish its prison at Bagram, Afghanistan, amounts to destroying evidence in the cases of detainees who say the...

Obama Backs Bush On Bagram Detainees

AP | NEDRA PICKLER and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration, siding with the Bush White House, contended Friday that detainees in Afghanistan have no constitutional r...