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UN Report: U.S. Strikes Killed At Least 18 Afghan Civilians

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.12.2017 | Home

KABUL, Feb 12 (Reuters) - At least 18 civilians were killed last week in air strikes by international forces in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, an i...

Roadside Bombs Kill 17 in Afghanistan, Say Officials

Reuters | By Abdul Malik | Posted 09.28.2011 | Home

LASHKAR GAH, July 29 (Reuters) - Roadside mines killed 17 civilians in southern Afghanistan on Friday when a minibus and a tractor separately hit expl...

Multiple Policemen Killed, 2 People Beheaded In Afghan Violence

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, July 18 (Reuters) - Seven Afghan policemen were killed in an attack on a checkpoint in the southern city of Lashkar Gah on M...

Security Transition in Afghanistan

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jayshree Bajoria

Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced that local security forces will take over control in the provinces of Bamiyan, Panjshir, and much of Kabul, from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) beginning in July.

Battle Tanks for Afghanistan: Will They Do Any Good?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Saad Khan

It is true that Americans are desperate to flush out the Taliban and their patience is running thin, however it is not a good idea to wipe out an entire village and further escalate the public backlash.

Taliban Hold Sway in Marja Despite U.S. Offensive, Farmers Say

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Farmers from the district of Marja, which since February has been the focus of the largest American-led military operation in Afghanistan, are fleeing...

Taking Stock

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nick Mills

Whitney Azoy questioned the notion of Afghan statehood as an artificial construct whose contiguous border doesn't translate into a nation-state in any of its languages.

Taliban Continues To Cast Shadow Over Helmand

The Independent | Jerome Starkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Their homes have been destroyed, their schools have been closed and all three know friends and family who have been killed in the fighting. Helmand, t...