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Kandahar Taliban

As Foreigners Leave, Kandahar Worries About Future

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 11.03.2012 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- By switching from studying business management to training as a nurse, 19-year-old Anita Taraky has placed a bet on the futur...

Insurgents Attack NATO's Southern Afghan Base

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban claimed responsibility Sunday for a nighttime assault on NATO's biggest base in southern Afghanistan. Insurgent...

Kandahar Still A Taliban Stronghold Nearly Nine Years Into Afghan War

LA Times | David Zucchino | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nearly nine years into the U.S.-led war, it remains a Taliban stronghold, ill-served by corrupt Afghan officials, and patrolled by Western forces just...

U.S. Supporters In Afghanistan Targeted, Assassinated By Taliban

Washington Post | Joshua Partlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN -- The Wolesi family was everything the American military cannot afford to lose. ... But with a dozen bullets last month, the ...

Unemployed Afghan Youth Turn To Taliban For Jobs

Quqnoos.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Residents of Kandahar province say that lack of job opportunities is the main reason that some youths in the province join the Taliban. ...