More than 14 years after American troops invaded Afghanistan, the Taliban is as strong as ever and perpetual civil war seems likely. What went wrong?
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An interview with Tariq Ramadan, the Oxford professor who has made headlines for his conflicts with the French establishment
We spoke to George Gittoes, whose astonishing new documentary, Snow Monkey, is like The Act of Killing meets The Wolfpack meets Lawrence of Arabia—with the Taliban and ISIS thrown in.
Last week a rape victim was returned to the Nauru detention center without an abortion. This week a 30-year-old refugee has probably set himself on fire.
A bombshell Associated Press story shed new light on the attack, but many questions remain.
Obama meets with Castro, America prefers Joe Biden to any presidential candidate, Afghan security forces begin to retake land from the Taliban, and more.
Ben Anderson went to Afghanistan's most violent province, Helmand, to see how things are going since the withdrawal of American and British infantry troops 18 months ago.
"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."
We talked to the director of a new documentary about a pioneering girls' school in Afghanistan, and the effect that the departure of Western forces will have on the country.
Edward Follis talks about becoming close with Hajji Juma Khan, a billionaire Taliban financier, in order to set him up and eventually take him to prison.
Covered from head to toe in a traditional black cloak and donning an automatic assault rifle on her broad shoulders, 53-year-old Firoza has been defending the people of her town for the past three years.
Among the war machines at the world's largest airbase, photographer Edmund Clark realized that the only Afghanistan workers really see is the one depicted in paintings by local artists hanging on the walls of its mess halls.
Local journalist Bilal Sarway takes picturesque photos of the country's landscapes.
On Sunday Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced that the country would, in the coming weeks, hang all 500 death row prisoners convicted under the country's questionable anti-terrorism laws.
The AK-47 is possibly the most recognizable weapon on earth, and it's getting a new logo and ad campaign.
As foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan, violence is increasing. Fighting between the Afghan security forces and the Taliban is chaotic and often indiscriminate, and civilian casualties are rising, as Afghans pay the price for the West's failures.
After ruffling some feathers at the CIA, Robert Baer resigned from the agency in 1997. We spoke to him about his new book, The Perfect Kill, which chronicles the art of political murder.
This is the fourth installment of Robert Young Pelton's account of his involvement with the 2009 search for Private Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan.
The new book 'I Am Akbar Agha' offers unique perspective from someone who was ideologically aligned with the movement but remained independent during its years in power.
Anand Gopal talked to us about the beheading of journalists and why the US needs to stay the hell out of Iraq.
The third installment of Robert Young Pelton's account of his involvement in the 2009 search for Private Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan. Bergdahl, a US Army soldier and POW, is the personification of America's lack of purpose and clarity in its decade-long