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U.S. Exit Strategy Falters in northern Afghanistan

David Wood | Posted 03.31.2013 | World
David Wood

The U.S. exit strategy for Afghanistan is taking a beating in the northern city of Kunduz, a bustling, cosmopolitan, university town where women often...

Afghan Intelligence Official Killed By Car Bomb

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2011 | World

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Aug 4 (Reuters) - A car bomb killed an intelligence official from Afghanistan's northern Kunduz city on Thursday morning, a spoke...

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...

Two Children, More Than 30 Insurgents Killed In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Bombs and gunbattles across Afghanistan killed more than 30 insurgents, five civilians and two NATO coalition service membe...

Taliban Makes New Advances In Once-Peaceful Northern Afghanistan

Washington Post | Joshua Partlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the past year, security in northern Afghanistan has deteriorated rapidly as insurgents have seized new territory in provinces such as Kunduz and Ba...

Taliban Returns To Northern Afghanistan

NPR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Violence in southern Afghanistan, heartland of the Taliban, is expected. But some of the new U.S. troops surging into the country this year are being ...

The Real Story of Afghanistan Remains Untold

Josh Shahryar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Shahryar

As the American public continues to get weary of the Afghan War, and every day brings a new depressing development, our hearts -- the hearts of us Afghans -- are broken ever so slightly.

Plane Crash In Afghanistan: 43 On Board Pamir Airways Jet

AFP | Waheedullah Massoud | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL (AFP) -- An Afghan commercial passenger plane with 43 people on board, including six foreigners, crashed into the mountains of northern Afghanis...

Taliban Commander Killed By NATO Airstrike, Police Say

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Four days after three British troops were slain at their base in the middle of the night, it remains unclear what motivated...


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.

Losing Ground: Taliban Cover 97% of Afghanistan: Report

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

New research indicates that 80% of Afghanistan now has a permanent Taliban presence and that 97% of the country has "substantial Taliban activity."

US-German Rift Emerges Over Afghan Deaths Case

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — An airstrike by U.S. fighter jets that appears to have killed Afghan civilians could turn into a major dispute for NATO allies Germany a...

Deadly Afghanistan Air Prompts US-German Rift; More Reports Of Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An air strike by U.S. fighter jets that appears to have killed Afghan civilians could turn into a major dispute for NATO allies Germany and the United...

Kunduz Attack: 4 NATO Soldiers Killed In Northern Afghanistan

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Bombs and bullets killed seven American troops on Monday, the deadliest day for U.S. forces in Afghanistan in nearly a year _ and a sign...