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Pakistan to Afghanistan: Strike Taliban or Else

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif rushed to Kabul on Wednesday to deliver a warning to Afghan authorities to take decisive action against sanctuaries of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Raheel is traveling to the AfghanShow More Summary

Car bomb kills police officer in Kabul

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A suicide car bombing Thursday morning killed one police officer and injured three others in east Kabul in the latest deadly attack in the Afghan capital.

Suicide attack kills policeman in Kabul

Taliban suicide bomber followed by police detonates himself, killing a policeman in Kabul, Afghan police officials say.

The unspeakable in Afghanistan

By PATRICK KENNELLY 2014 marks the deadliest year in Afghanistan for civilians, fighters, and foreigners. The situation has reached a new low as the myth of the Afghan state continues. Thirteen years into America’s longest war, the international community argues that Afghanistan is growing stronger, despite nearly all indicators suggesting otherwise. Show More Summary

This New Report Explains Exactly How the Afghan Economy Will Fall Apart

When then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld toured a reconstruction center in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, in 2004, he was gushing with optimism. "It is so clear that the Afghan people are winning the struggle to rebuild this nation," he said. Show More Summary

Pakistan Taliban Defiantly Justifies Mass Slaughter of Schoolchildren; Iran, Afghan Taliban Condemn Attack as 'Un-Islamic'

The Pakistani branch of the Taliban has attempted to justify its attack on a school on Tuesday in the city of Peshawar that left 132 children and nine staff members dead, calling it revenge for the army's offensive against the group. The attack has been condemned by world leaders, including the government of Iran as well as by the Afghan branch of the Taliban.

Even The Afghan Taliban Are Saying The Pakistan Massacre Was 'Un-Islamic'

The Taliban attack on a school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday was so horrific that even the Afghan Taliban has condemned it. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid released a statement saying: "The intentional killing of innocentShow More Summary

Suicide bombers kill 5 in Afghan bank

Afghan officials say four suicide bombers stormed a bank in southern Helmand province and took hostages.

My Country 'Tis of Thee

My country, 'tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From ev'ry mountainside Let freedom ring! "In October 2003, the CIA interrogated Arsala Khan, an Afghan national...Show More Summary

Update on Pakistan School Attack

The New York Times says at least 145 are dead, including more than 100 children. All nine attackers are also dead, according to the NYT. This is…interesting: Afghan Taliban condemns Pakistani Taliban's attack on school: ''Killing innocent...Show More Summary

Afghan President defiant after recent violence

In a link sent to us by Ex-PH2 from MSN, violent attacks against Afghans is on the rise this week as we get closer to the much anticipated withdrawal date for US troops. 21 people were killed in separate attacks, the count included two US troops. The Americans were killed Friday in a bombing of […]

Two psychologists' role in CIA torture program comes into focus

In the "Salt Pit," a then-secret CIA prison in Afghanistan, John "Bruce" Jessen watched carefully in late 2002 as five agency officers rushed into a darkened cell and grabbed an Afghan detainee named Gul Rahman.

Afghan president defiant in face of attacks

Ghani's speech criticising Taliban violence comes two weeks before withdrawal of most US and NATO troop from country.

Afghan war over: Obama to honor returning troops in N.J.

President Obama will mark the end of America’s combat mission in Afghanistan by welcoming home service members in New Jersey on Monday.

R.I.P. John Hampton, White Stripes and Replacements producer dead at 61

Grammy Award-winning producer also worked with John Hiatt, Alex Chilton, The Afghan Whigs, and others.

Top Afghan official among 19 dead in three Taliban attacks

Three Taliban attacks killed at least 19 people in Afghanistan Saturday, including a top judicial official and workers clearing mine fields.

Global Quickies: Norway’s Lucky Rabbit, Brazil’s Facebook Page for the Homeless, and Sudan’s Storytellers

Categories: Skepticism GLOBAL Check out the Photos of the Week from In Focus! AFGHANISTAN Meet Afghanistan’s ‘Bruce Lee’ – “Just a few weeks ago, Abbas Alizada was a just another young Afghan... (Read more...)

Day of insurgent violence kills 19 in Afghanistan

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The assault was part of a series of attacks that saw two U.S. troops killed and a top Afghan court official gunned down.

2 U.S. Soldiers Among More Than A Dozen Killed In Afghan Attacks

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

An Afghan Supreme Court official and 12 mine clearers were also among those killed in several attacks since late Friday.

Taliban Attack Kills 12 Demining Workers

Taliban fighters shot dead at least 12 workers clearing mines today in southern Afghanistan, authorities said, part of a series of attacks that saw two US troops killed and a top Afghan court official gunned down. Security in the capital, Kabul, has been stepped up amid Taliban warnings that attacks...

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