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The Real Afghan War

Anand Gopal | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics
Anand Gopal

How do you fight a war without an adversary? Enter Gul Agha Sherzai -- and men like him around the country. Eager to survive and prosper, he and his commanders followed the logic of the American presence to its obvious conclusion.

Matt Sledge

What Americans Can Learn From Talking To The Taliban | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

NEW YORK -- Anand Gopal was close enough to feel the blast as the Taliban launched rocket-propelled grenades at a NATO fuel tanker in Wardak Province,...

Is Afghanistan Better Off Today Than In 2001?

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

The scheduled departure of U.S. troops from Afghanistan at the end of the year begs the question whether the country is better off than it was in 2001...