Afghanistan

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
As the U.S. cements a pact to maintain troops in Afghanistan following their reported withdrawal at the end of the year, a top U.S. official has admitted that the military also has no set plan to release the secret prisoners held captive in that country. Brigadier General Patrick J. Reinert told Reuters that the unknown number of foreign nationals...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A suicide bomber hit a NATO convoy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A U.S. airstrike killed 11 civilians, including women and children, in the...

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...

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