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On Memorial Day, A Look Inside The Lives Of U.S. Service Members In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 05.26.2014 | World

As America marks Memorial Day, we take a look inside the lives of U.S. service members deployed across Afghanistan. In Afghanistan: On The Bounce,...

LOOK: Afghanistan's Formidable Women In Power

AP | By ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, women rarely left their home. When they did venture beyond their four walls, they w...

PHOTOS: The 1960s In Afghanistan

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Before Afghanistan became synonymous with the war and the Taliban, it looked quite a bit different. Judging from these vintage photos, it could be qui...

PHOTOS: A World In Conflict

Posted 04.05.2013 | World

One month into 2013, conflicts around the world raged on without relief. Rebel fighters battled the Assad regime in Syria; Taliban fought internat...

PHOTOS: Stranded On The Roof Of The World

Eline Gordts | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

Afghanistan's Kyrgyz nomads live in the Wakhan corridor, a 200-miles-long stretch of land bordered by Tajikistan to the north, Pakistan to the south a...

Shots of War: Photojournalist's Striking Images Offer Rare Look at the War in Afghanistan

Greg Archer | Posted 12.26.2012 | World
Greg Archer

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Amazing Photos Capture Afghanistan In Transition

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 10.26.2012 | World

When NATO and the U.S. pull out of Afghanistan at the end of 2014, for many Afghans, the conflict will be far from over. Tens of thousands of Afgh...

LOOK: The Stories You're Missing In Afghanistan

Posted 05.30.2012 | World

The war in Afghanistan is far from over, though one might forget as much given the Western media's waning interest in the conflict. As the longest war...

PHOTOS: Afghanistan's Untold Stories

Posted 05.14.2012 | World

The war in Afghanistan is far from over, though one might forget as much given the Western media's waning interest in the conflict. As the longest war...

Sitting Judgment on Our Troops: Photo Controversies and the Media

Andrew Lubin | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media
Andrew Lubin

But in today's highly politicized world the newspapers can't win: If they publish, they're called anti-American defeatists, yet if they don't publish they're complicit in a cover-up and tools of the Pentagon.

The Virtue of Being Whole

Justin Frank | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Justin Frank

One fundamental premise of Obama's presidency has been his push for change, for civility, to heal splits between warring political parties. He wants us to make links that can withstand the threats by some to tear apart our culture.

Three Scandals Add Up To Trouble

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It isn't Mitt Romney who's giving Barack Obama fits as the president pivots to re-election mode. It's those federal bureaucrats car...

Karzai: US Troop Photos 'Disgusting'

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned photographs of U.S. soldiers posing with the bloodied remains of three suicide bomb...

Panetta Issues Apology Over Afghan Soldier Photos

Posted 04.19.2012 | World

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Leon Panetta has issued an apology for photos that appear to show soldiers posing with dead Afghans, Reuters reports. Panett...

US Soldiers Pose With Bodies Of Suicide Bombers

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

The Los Angeles Times released a set of photos on Wednesday that appear to show U.S. troops in Afghanistan posing with the remains of suicide bombers....

PHOTOS: Snow Brings Hope And Fear In Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

By Rob Taylor KABUL, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Heavy snow that has blanketed large parts of Afghanistan, killing at least 20 people, could e...

PHOTOS: Ten Years Of War In Afghanistan

Posted 12.06.2011 | World

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan. On October 7, 2001, in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks on the twin tower...

Afghanistan: Thousands Of Stolen Artifacts Returned (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

About 2,000 stolen artifacts were returned to Afghanistan and unveiled at the National Museum in Kabul on Tuesday, the New York Times reports. The art...