Afghanistan

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
All victims of U.S. drone strikes and assassination attempts deserve to be acknowledged by the government that carried out their killing—not just citizens of western nations—human rights organizations charged (pdf) in an open letter to U.S. President Barack Obama released on Wednesday. In late April, the Obama administration publicly apologized...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Despite President Barack Obama's recent admission that drones had inadvertently...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations is fighting a losing battle against a rash...

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...