by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 5, 2014
The bill affords $63.7 billion to “overseas contingency operations” in Afghanistan and Iraq. Didn't President Obama promise to end those wars?
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on November 12, 2014 Updated: November 12, 2014
Blind patriotism: not really the best kind of patriotism.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 28, 2014 Updated: October 28, 2014
The U.S. government paid a local Afghan construction company $18.5 million -- 90 percent of the contracted $20.2 million -- even though the company only completed about 50 percent of the work it was supposed to do at Pul-e-Charkhi prison.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Hayes Brown Posted on September 2, 2014
Between trying to leave an Afghanistan in the midst of a political crisis and the war next door between Ukraine and Russia, NATO has a lot to handle.
by Will Freeman Posted on July 28, 2014
The U.S. has sold hundreds of thousands of weapons to Afghanistan over the past decade, but now the Department of Defense is saying neither government can find where they all went.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 24, 2014
Even though a previous study had made clear that Afghanistan wasn't the best place to try to grow the crop.
by Aarthi Gunasekaran - Guest Contributor Posted on July 8, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
The announcement that one of two presidential candidates is considering boycotting the result has everyone on edge.
by Hayes Brown Posted on July 4, 2014 Updated: July 4, 2014
This July 4th, take a look at how some other countries made their way to independence and how they celebrate today.
by Hayes Brown Posted on June 12, 2014
The release of five Taliban detainees from Gitmo went uncriticized in a talk with Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.