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At Least 50 Killed As Bus Crashes With Fuel Tanker In Afghanistan
A fire engulfed the three vehicles after the crash.
Another Journalist Murdered As Afghanistan Faces Its Deadliest Reporting Climate In Years
As the violence grows, Syria is still the deadliest country for journalists in 2014, a situation chillingly highlighted by
March Was The First Month Without A U.S. Combat Death In More Than A Decade
This article has been updated to include additional information. Thus far in 2014, 14 Americans have died in the war in Afghanistan
Mourning the Children, Here and There
Executive Director, MIT Center for International Studies
As the father of a child, I find the Newtown massacre deeply disturbing and I hope it moves Obama to stand up to the NRA bullies. But the president has shown no such reluctance to pursue practices that result in the killing of innocent children in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere.
The 2,000th Death in a War That 'Should Be Over'
Dorian de Wind
Retired U.S. Air Force officer and writer
On June 14, in its now all-too-familiar, all-too-businesslike format, the Department of Defense announced the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
U.S. War Dead in Afghanistan Rise Past 2,000 As Long-Term Costs Of War Remain Unknown
Two Americans Killed By Westerner In Kabul, Officials Say
Afghan Soldier Kills 2 NATO Troops At Koran Burning Protest
Afghan Civilian Deaths Hit Record Levels In 2010
In the Crosshairs: Tucson-Kabul
Massacres like the one in Tucson are more common than Americans like to imagine, but still reasonably rare. The repetitious deaths of innocents in Afghanistan are commonplace in a way that Americans generally don't care to consider.
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U.S. Military Commander: Afghan War Like A Neverending 'Tom And Jerry Cartoon'
Government: 2010 Marks Record High Civilian Casualties In Afghanistan
Hundreds Of Afghanistan Contractor Deaths Go Unreported, Study Shows
In one of the least examined aspects of President Obama's escalation of the Afghan war, armed private security contractors
Fussing Over Numbers: Body Counts and Accountability
Human rights lawyer based in Kabul, Afghanistan
Civilian casualty counts boil a thousand stories of loss into impersonal statistics, and obscure the real tragedy of these incidents.
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