Anand Gopal

Anand Gopal, a TomDispatch regular, is the author of the just-published No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes (Metropolitan Books).  He reported on the Afghan War for the Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor and is now a fellow of the New America Foundation. You can follow him on twitter @Anand_Gopal_.

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Monday, April 06, 2015
The Real Afghan War: How an American Fantasy Conflict Created Disaster in Afghanistan
[ This essay is taken from chapter five of Anand Gopal’s No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes and appears at TomDispatch.com with the kind permission of Metropolitan Books. ] The sky clotted gray and the winds gusted cold as the men crowded into an old...
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
How the US Created the Afghan War—and Then Lost It
It was a typical Kabul morning. Malik Ashgar Square was already bumper-to-bumper with Corolla taxis, green police jeeps, honking minivans, and angry motorcyclists. There were boys selling phone cards and men waving wads of cash for exchange, all weaving their way around the vehicles amid exhaust...
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Thursday, January 28, 2010
Obama’s Secret Prisons
[The research for this story was supported by the Fund for Investigative Journalism .]
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