Afghanistan

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Detainees are seen through barbed wire at Guantánamo Bay military prison.
The Pentagon on Monday announced that 15 men would be transferred from Guantánamo Bay to the United Arab Emirates, in the largest single detainee shuffle under President Barack Obama's administration. The transfer means there are now just 61 people left in the U.S. military prison in Cuba. The 15 men include 12 Yemenis and three Afghans. Amnesty...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A new United Nations report reveals a grim state of affairs for civilians in...
Common Dreams staff
"We were holding a peaceful demonstration when I heard a bang and then everyone...

Further

Amidst the surreal vengeful spectacle of the Swift-Boating of the Bergdahl family - the "hero" son turned dazed "traitor," the death threats against longsuffering nuanced parents turned just plain weird, all presumably for "questioning the imperial expansion project in Afghanistan" - an un-recruiting video by one who knows and a moving portrait of Bob Bergdahl, a thoughtful "father who just wants his son back," but who also determinedly, admirably and evidently unacceptably seeks to understand...