Afghanistan

Jon Queally, staff writer
New reporting by The Intercept published Friday offers a rare window into the death and destruction caused by the U.S. military in Afghanistan since 2001 by reviewing the records of so-called "condolence payments" disbursed to Afghan victims and family members killed or harmed by the ongoing war and military occupation. As journalist Cora Currier...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
UNAMA Human Rights Director, Georgette Gagnon (left), and Special Representative Nicholas Haysom. Photo: Photo: UNAMA/Fardin Waezi
The United Nations revealed Wednesday it has "credible and reliable" evidence...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. is slowing down its withdrawal from Afghanistan, despite long-held...

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...