Afghanistan

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The failure of U.S. Congress to pass a formal authorization for the war against the Islamic State (ISIS) means incoming President Donald Trump —whose brash and impulsive approach to foreign policy has raised alarms —will have effectively unlimited war powers, Politico reported Thursday. In the absence of such a resolution, President Barack Obama...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Following a slew of controversial appointments by the president-elect, Donald...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.S. airstrikes carried out Thursday in Kunduz, Afghanistan killed at least 30...

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...