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Tribal Areas

Uncontacted Tribe Emerges From Rainforest After 'Violent Attacks'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

A previously uncontacted tribe has emerged from the jungles of Brazil suffering from flu and saying they've been shot at, according to reports. Foo...

The War on Terror -- Through a Tribal Prism

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 06.23.2013 | World
Akbar Ahmed

The tribal roots of terrorism are a reality which has been overlooked by many since the declaration of the war on terror over a decade ago.

PHOTOS: Exploring The South Pacific's Exotic Vanuatu

Judie Fein | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel
Judie Fein

When I travel, I want to be Marco Polo, a pioneer encountering little-known people and places. I want to feel the exuberance of newness rather than the comfort of well-trodden paths. I just found it all in Vanuatu.

Security Jitters in Afghanistan

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Afghan and NATO forces ended a 24-hour attack by militants on the U.S. embassy and NATO headquarters in what has been a secure district in Kabul, raising new concerns about Afghanistan's security.

An American Honor Killing: Justice Is Served

Abigail Pesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abigail Pesta

Noor Almaleki, a pretty 20-year-old, was walking across a suburban Phoenix parking lot in 2009 when her father slammed into her in his Jeep Grand Cher...

Insurgency Is Hit Hard in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Abdulhadi Hairan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdulhadi Hairan

Right now, there is a critical opportunity for the international community to continue tracking down top Taliban leaders in Pakistan and disconnecting them from the local commanders in Afghanistan.

A Profile of the Taliban's Propaganda Tactics

Abdulhadi Hairan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdulhadi Hairan

The Taliban's propaganda tactics exploit particular incidents or issues by elevating them with seemingly related information to provoke the local people to stand up for violence.

View from Pakistan: Today's Blast

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Pakistani children may be enjoying the break, but most of them know exactly why they can't go to school. I sit stiff as one boy looks up from his video game to tell me the school buses might not be safe right now.

Roadway Through the FATA

Ashley Bommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ashley Bommer

While the enemy weaves in and out of the tribal areas, living and interacting with the people, we fight the war against Al Qaeda superficially through military airstrikes and covert operations.