Many died instantly, execution-style, with bullet wounds in the back of their heads. Some bled to death. And others perished in the initial explosion that cleared the way for militants to take over two government buildings in …
Women make up only a small part of the Afghan workforce — perhaps many fear the behavior of the men they have to work with
The Afghan President went on a tirade supposedly about how the Taliban were virtually in collusion with the U.S. — just in time for the first visit by the new U.S. Secretary of Defense
The latest moves in the Afghanistan endgame have moved the insurgents closer to talking with the Kabul government — but there is no real breakthrough yet
“I am here in Kandahar on a short vacation,” says the young man, about 27, who we will call Mullah Kalam. His beard is trimmed neat; he is wearing a black leather jacket and a striped beige turban. Kalam has been a student for …
For Asadullah Khalid, the morning of Dec. 6 — the day the Taliban tried to kill him — was as routine as any other. Dressed in an embroidered beige shirt, Kabul’s recently-appointed intelligence chief signed papers and …
Iran and Pakistan depend on river basins that flow out of Afghanistan. And Afghans are growing paranoid that its neighbors are trying to take more water than the country can afford to give
Two young Afghans are working hard to start up an Afghan bourse. It may be one way to goose a moribund economy.
Saleem Khan Rody runs one of the most strategic spots in Afghanistan. He’s doing a good job—and the Taliban are out to stop him.
Educated in some of the best schools in the world, the scion of commanders involved in four decades of war return to a country at the crossroads. Can they transform the future of Afghanistan?