• Worldview: Afghanistan Daily Life

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  • 13th Anniversary of US Endless War in Afghanistan

    As the U.S. expands its air bombardment of Iraq and Syria, Tuesday marks another milestone for a nation at war: the 13th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan, the longest officially recognized war in U.S. history. “As ‘longest war’ hits another milestone, human costs continue to rise” by Sarah Lazare, staff...
  • AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad killed in Kabul hotel attack

    Sardar Ahmad, a staff reporter at the Agence France-Presse news agency, was killed in a Taliban attack on Kabul’s Serena hotel, it was confirmed Friday Ahmad, 40, was shot dead along with his wife and two of his three children when four teenage gunmen attacked the hotel on Thursday evening....
  • Al-Qaeda Backers Get U.S. Contracts in Afghanistan, Report Shows

    Supporters of the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan have been getting U.S. military contracts, and American officials are citing “due process rights” as a reason not to cancel the agreements, according to an independent agency monitoring spending. The U.S. Army Suspension and Debarment Office has declined to act in 43 such cases,...
  • Lost in Time: Groovy Afghanistan

    A cautionary tale of a vibrant and thriving culture lost in time, these photographs collected on a community Facebook page in Afghanistan are likely to leave you in disbelief. The country we’re so often shown today is comparable to a broken medieval society, but not so long ago, the barren landscape was...