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…
Living in an SRO means you're either one step out of homelessness or one step away from it. As part of our series on housing the homeless in San Francisco, we talked to a man who spends his days wandering between bars in the Mission and drawing dirty cart…
The second 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…
Private Bowe Bergdahl is the personification of America's lack of purpose and clarity in its decade-long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2009 I was in Afghanistan and was involved in the search for Bergdahl from that first June morning he went missing…
In part five, VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson goes to Washington, DC, to speak with US senators and representatives working to improve the situation for Afghan interpreters.
In part three, VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson travels to Athens, where many Afghan interpreters find themselves stranded with no money or home.
The Pakistani military's operation began on June 15 following the breakdown in peace negotiations between the government and the Pakistani Taliban after an attack on the Karachi airport by the Pakistani Taliban and Uzbek militants. That attack served as a…
VICE News was the only news crew allowed through the police line to witness the aftermath of a suicide bomber's attack on the convoy of a top Afghan official.
Women's rights have been featured prominently on candidates' agendas and in campaign promises, but the real test will come after the vote.