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Korengal Valley

Keeping Extremism at Bay?

Maryam Abolfazli | Posted 11.11.2014 | World
Maryam Abolfazli

Why do these things continue to pop up? Why do people continue to kill in the name of some larger purpose, whether it be nationalism, god, or justice?

Back from the Valley: Sebastian Junger on Korengal

Dan Lybarger | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

Sebastian Junger has managed to find intriguing angles on the deployment and on the longest military commitment in U.S. history in Korengal, which opened on Friday. The new film offers some sober reflection to the visceral jolt that came with Restrepo.

Loren Berlin

For Returning Veterans, War Gives Way To Financial Strife | Loren Berlin | Posted 11.05.2011 | Business

When he was still scrambling through the brush and dust of Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, listening to his buddies’ frantic pleas for a medic, Bre...

Oscar Nominee Sebastian Junger Speaks About His Year in Deadliest Place on Earth

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Junger's film, Restrepo, is an eye-opening look at the war for viewers who know Afghanistan only from two-minute clips on cable, followed by hours of political analysis.

Korangal, and Karzai

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Mills

Head-shaking continues over President Hamid Karzai's behavior, including his emotional anti-West outbursts and threats to join the Taliban. He has been hung out to dry more times than I can count.

Leaving Korengal -- COIN Retreats from the Valley of Death

Jeff Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Schneider

Previously published at Demagogues and Dictators This week, US Forces withdrew from Afghanistan's Korengal Valley -- known more commonly to those who...

US Forces Leave Afghanistan's 'Valley Of Death'

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

US troops leave the 'Valley of Death.' US forces have pulled out of the remote Korengal Valley in Afghanistan, an area that saw some of the "most inte...

Restrepo: Filming Afghanistan's Deadliest Valley

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

Restrepo puts you in the boots of the soldiers who spent every day, for fifteen months, trying not to do anything to get one of their brothers killed as they counted the days before they could go home.

Reading The Pictures: America All Pumped Up In Korengal Valley

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-05-10-pumpingiron.jpgAt first, I thought this photo of Spc. Taylor Jordan lifting weights in the Korengal Valley was published out of irony.