Maj. Danny Sjursen / TruthdigSep 9, 2019
As Donald Trump cancels promising peace talks with Taliban leaders, the U.S. enters the next phase of a conflict with no end in sight. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Maj. Danny Sjursen / TruthdigSep 3, 2019
Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan rage on with no end in sight. Our delusion was believing they were ever rational, winnable or meaningful. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
RAHIM FAIEZ, AMIR SHAH and KATHY GANNON / The Associated PressOct 20, 2018
Saturday's elections suffer from violence and chaos, with attacks killing at least 36 people, and incidences of ballot stuffing and intimidation. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
AMIR SHAH and KATHY GANNON / The Associated PressOct 18, 2018
A Taliban spokesman says the top target was Gen. Scott Miller, who NATO claims escaped the scene without injury. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
RAHIM FAIEZ and AMIR SHAH / The Associated PressApr 30, 2018
Two Islamic State suicide bombers strike in Kabul, killing 25 people, including reporters and photographers who rushed to the scene of the first attack. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Maj. Danny Sjursen / TruthdigApr 26, 2018
What defense? Offensive war is the new normal for the U.S. military, which has been playing "away games" since 1898 and losing since 1950. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Sonali Kolhatkar / TruthdigJul 30, 2015
In the first half of 2015, violence by both the Taliban and the U.S. has risen sharply, and Islamic State has emerged as a new and dangerous player. Once again, ordinary Afghans are the victims. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 12, 2012
The American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, nine of them children, had already served three tours of duty in Iraq and arrived in Afghanistan for his first tour in December, according to The Associated Press. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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