Afghanistan

Jon Queally, staff writer
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.... As many as 126 people are dead, including more than 84 identified as children, in Pakistan on Tuesday after Taliban soldiers stormed a military-run school located in the northwestern city of Peshawar. At least five members of the Pakistan Taliban have been killed so far and reports indicate...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The government funding bill that narrowly passed the House of Representatives...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
As U.S. officials tout progress they say occupation forces have brought...

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...