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The woman livestreamed video of her one-person protest, and the Afghan man was taken off the flight.
"Benafsha is a quiet, shy girl," says her brother, Nasir Mamonyar. "She never went anywhere by herself in the past and was
The bomber targeted a vehicle owned by a company that works with Tolo News, Afghanistan's first 24-hour news channel
WASHINGTON (AP) — One U.S. troop was killed and two wounded in fighting Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. military
It was 9:00 p.m. when I left the comfort of my bed and wandered into the kitchen to make a cup of herbal tea. When I turned on the light the peripheral view of a gray blur bouncing up and down set off an involuntary shriek that shot up from my toes.
Judging from the gains made by both Al Shabab and Boko Haram over the past year, the CAR and its neighbors should be concerned.
Caroline and a panel discuss why Afghan women have turned to the Taliban for help. Read more on HuffPostLive
A change in the criminal code will have significant effects on the lives of Afghan women. It essentially silences victims by removing violence against women as a punishable crime.
A change in the criminal code will have significant effects on the lives of Afghan women. It essentially silences victims by removing violence against women as a punishable crime.
This is for the first time that the sound and rhythm of the Afghan popular solo instrument, rabab intermingles with the sound and beat of modern Western music and the Spanish acoustic guitar.
Matt Zeller and Janis Shenwary join Alyona to discuss the difficult process of bringing Shenwary, a former Afghan interpreter, to the United States.
Elysium is for Damon, and the millions of other people living in grinding poverty and chaos on earth below, a place of unobtainable tranquility, hope and salvation. And that is exactly what I came to see America as after a recent trip to Afghanistan where I had the grim task of working for a U.S. government agency tracking Taliban suicide bombers and their targeting patterns.
There are days in Afghanistan when U.S. and Afghan forces are not in firefights with insurgents, neither are they sniffing out roadside bombs, or raiding weapons caches. Sometimes they're just dancing.
The initial feelings that rushed over me after hearing the announcement that we're pulling out of Iraq were of deep relief. But then they turned to deep sadness over the terrible cost of a war that was always wrong: intellectually, politically, strategically and, above all, morally.
For someone who had once joined an insurgent group, and whose family was tied to a top Taliban commander, Akmal had a strikingly
After 10 long years, the national conversation on the war in Afghanistan has changed significantly. And now, the hunt for Osama bin Laden, used for years to justify the war, is over.
Since the mainstream media has abdicated all responsibility for reporting the news, I thought today would be a good day to review the current status of America's wars.
Obama's approvals began high like Bush's but have now cratered dangerously close to Lyndon Johnson's when he abandoned a
McChrystal cannot be faulted for offering his honest opinions. But expressing private assessments about the war's tactics and strategy is one thing: caustically mocking the civilian leadership is quite another.