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Suicide Bombers Hit Afghan Government Compound

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gate of a government compound in eastern Afghanistan before dawn Friday, opening ...

Pakistan's FM Mullah Problem

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2012 | World

By Michael Georgy and Jibran Ahmad ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR, June 28 (Reuters) - Shortly after sneaking across the Afghan border this week, ...

Cold, Cold Heart

Kathy Kelly | Posted 04.15.2012 | World
Kathy Kelly

We lull ourselves into a comforting delusion that we're waging humanitarian wars, and then wonder why people aren't more grateful.

Big Men, Big Money, Big Voting Scam: The American Midterm Election -- in Afghanistan

Ann Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Jones

Put yourself in the place of an Afghan. When you see photographs of Karzai's men stuffing ballot boxes, and a U.S. president telephones to congratulate him on his victory, while admitting the election was "messy," what are you to make of it?

U.S. Flies Afghan Troops To Recapture District In Nuristan

AP | KATHY GANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban dismissed a national peace conference in Afghanistan even before its Wednesday opening, threatening death to th...

Afghanistan Base Closure Delay Led To 8 U.S. Deaths

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A delay of months in closing a remote combat outpost with "no tactical or strategic value" led to the deaths of eight U.S. soldiers last year in one o...

Al-Qaida Showing Smaller Presence In Afghanistan

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Al-Qaida's role in Afghanistan has faded after eight years of war. Gone is the once-formidable network of camps and safe houses where O...

Fort Carson Coping With Tragic Day In Afghanistan

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT CARSON, Colo. — The Pentagon announcement Wednesday confirmed their worst fears – the eight American soldiers killed in a bloody week...

8 Troops Killed In Afghanistan; Remote Outposts Attacked

AP | ROBERT H. REID and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Hundreds of insurgents armed with automatic rifles and rocket-propelled grenades stormed a pair of remote outposts near the Pakistan bor...