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Kunar Province

WATCH: Soldier Draws Fire Away From Squad In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.27.2012 | World

"I got a hit a total of 4 times," reads a video description on YouTube, posted by a U.S. soldier after a recent firefight against insurgents in Afghan...


Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

We see the cost of war, but it doesn't affect -- or prevent -- our decisions. We actually, finally, have to stop making people like the nine children who died, pay it.

Nine Boys And A War

The New Yorker | Amy Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ten boys went out to gather firewood in a valley in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Only one came home; his name is Hemad, and this is what he had to say, as ...

Petraeus Apologizes For Deaths Of Afghan Children

The Wall Street Journal | DION NISSENBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL--U.S. Gen. David Petraeus, the coalition's commander in Afghanistan, issued a rare apology Wednesday for a helicopter strike that killed nine ch...

U.S. Pulling Back In 'Vital' Afghan Valley

The New York Times | C.J. Chivers, Alissa J. Rubin and Wesley Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- After years of fighting for control of a prominent valley in the rugged mountains of eastern Afghanistan, the United States mili...

Firefight In Kunar Province (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

James Foley, a reporter with GlobalPost, was accompanying an American infantry unit in Afghanistan last month when the U.S. soldiers found themselves ...


Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathy Kelly

If the US public looked into a mirror reflecting the civilian atrocities in Afghanistan, we would see ourselves as people who have paid for war crimes committed against innocent civilians.

Marines Walk Into Insurgent 'Trap' In Afghanistan; 4 Die

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four U.S. Marines died Tuesday when they walked into a well-laid ambush by insurgents in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province....