Afghanistan

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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New York Times reporters uncovered "consistent failure by the coalition to investigate claims properly or to keep records that make it possible to investigate" in what "may be the least transparent war in recent American history"
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"From the civilians harmed and displaced by violence, to the soldiers killed and wounded, to the children who play years later on roads and fields sown with improvised explosive devices and cluster bombs, no set of numbers can convey the human toll of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan..."
Because, as new study notes, wars force the question: "What we might have done...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, seen here in 2012, said Friday she would be asking the court for authorization to begin an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan. (Photo: Foundation Max van der Stoel/flickr/cc)
"Whatever the court decides about the role of U.S. forces, the people in...

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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...