America’s Afghan "partners" are morally flawed and lack the legitimacy necessary for "victory."
The revelation that militants were operating in a western district of Kabul follows a recent series of attacks that have killed nearly 200 people and wounded hundreds more.
158 are wounded in the second attack claimed by the Taliban in a week on high-security targets in the Afghan city.
More than a decade and a half after an American president spoke of 60 or more countries as potential targets, we finally have a visual representation of the true extent of the war on terror.
The declaration signals growing frustration over Pakistan’s perceived lack of cooperation in fighting terrorist networks. It is not clear how much money and materiel will be withheld.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and journalist-author Jere Van Dyk discuss Van Dyk's time in the beleaguered country as a reporter and as a hostage. [Transcript added.]
Researchers are learning that those joining armed groups in the Middle East and Africa do so because U.S. and allied forces are “fighting them there.”
The White House has made it crystal clear: The U.S. is staying in Afghanistan to fight and—so it insists—win.