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Abdul Rashid Dostum

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan Examines Sexual Abuse in Afghanistan

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

"Western soldiers will no longer be dying on a daily basis and, frankly, who will care any more about the deaths of Afghans after 2014? Can we honestly believe that, in this likely scenario, combating the abuse of poor children will be a priority?"

Another Old Friend and a Great Afghan Murdered

Eric Margolis | Posted 11.27.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

A suicide bomber killed my old friend, Professor Burhanuddin Rabbani, former president of Afghanistan, last week in Kabul, shaking his war-scarred nation to its core.

Abdul Rashid Doostam: Afghanistan's Damoclean Sword

Camelia Entekhabi-Fard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Camelia Entekhabi-Fard

For Karzai, General Doostam is the only person who can break the unity of the north. And so against the wishes of the U.S. and Turkey, General Doostam came back to Afghanistan.

Afghan Warlords, Narco-State Government Not Worth Another Drop of U.S. Blood

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

The Bush-era idea that terrorism is a problem to be dealt with through invasion and occupation of foreign lands has led us down a path that ends with our morally culpability for the behavior of a narco-state flush with cash from the opium trade and U.S. taxpayer dollars.

Abdul Rashid Dostum, Afghan Warlord, Returns To Help Karzai

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay and Tom Lasseter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- A notorious Afghan warlord accused of allowing the murder of hundreds, if not thousands, of prisoners and then destroying the evidence return...

Afghanistan: The Real Exit Strategy - Free and Fair Elections

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia DeGennaro

Karzai's approval rating has dropped 60% since he's taken office. Afghans are tired of the corruption and lack of leadership. They loath the warlords who, quite frankly, belong in the Hague not in his cabinet.

Jeff Muskus

Carville Involvement In Afghan Race Complicates Situation For Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

James Carville is now managing the campaign of Ashraf Ghani, a principal challenger to Afghan President Hamid Karzai in next month's election. Yes, t...

Obama Admin: No Grounds To Probe Afghan War Crimes

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials said Friday they had no grounds to investigate the 2001 deaths of Taliban prisoners of war who human...

U.S. Silent While Afghan Ally Removes War Crime Evidence

McClatchy Washington Bureau | Tom Lasseter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DASHT-E LEILI, Afghanistan -- Seven years ago, a convoy of container trucks rumbled across northern Afghanistan loaded with the human cargo of suspec...