Afghanistan

  • Germany Files War Crimes Against Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld And Other CIA Officials

    If President Obama won’t do it, someone else will. Thankfully, a human rights group in Berlin, The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, has begun the process of indicting members of the Bush Administration by filing criminal complaints against the architects of the Admin’s torture program. Calls for an...
  • RELEASE: CIA review of High Value Target Assassinations, Full Document!

    CIA Best Practices in Counterinsurgency WikiLeaks, on Thursday 18 December, published a review by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of its “High Value Target” (HVT) assassination programme. The report weighs the pros and cons of killing “insurgent” leaders in assassination plots. After the report was prepared, US drone strike killings rose...
  • 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...
  • New York Times reporter barred from leaving Afghanistan

    New York, August 19, 2014–The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports today that Afghan authorities have banned New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg from leaving the country, according to news reports. Rosenberg is based in Kabul and Washington. His most recent story, published on Monday, alleged that some Afghan officials were...
  • Book Review: "To The Front and Back, Please" — by Carsten Stormer

    “I had just completed my journalism course and was firmly convinced that the media were waiting for me with bated breath. I am ready, I thought. I was fairly sure I would win the Pulitzer prize that same year; I was brimming with self confidence and eagerness. At last...
  • SHBA-ja legalizon një lloj të ri të luftës ilegale

    Ka një anë të errët me raporte të stuhishme dhe dëshmi mbi dronat, të dobishme, ndihmuese siç janë në shumë mënyra. Kur ne lexojmë se Amnesty International dhe Human Rights Watch kundërshtojnë gjuajtjet e telekomanduar që shkelin ligjin ndërkombëtar, disa prej nesh mund të jenë të prirur për të interpretuar...
  • 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,...