war in Afghanistan
“The Taliban told people you’ll be killed or have your fingers cut off”
President Trump called off the talks earlier this month after an attack killed a U.S. soldier.
The fate of more than 5,000 U.S. troops who were going to come home from America's longest war is now unclear.
The only way in or out is by helicopter.
“All that Washington cares about at this point is getting out, without having to admit defeat.”
“The U.S. and allies are desperate for a deal, and nothing good happens when you are desperate.”
Local people are fed up with Islamic State's cruelty, the deputy speaker of Afghan's parliament tells VICE News.
"I approached this thing the way I would approach anything else as a Marine: I made a plan, I came up with some possible procedures, which in this place meant recipes—and I executed. This is the Marine perspective."
As the bombing began in Afghanistan in 2001, social media didn't exist and Barack Obama was a state senator. Fourteen years later, the war is still going on, at least according to the Department of Justice.
Insurgents vow to reinstall Islamic government and drive 13,000 remaining troops out of the country after coalition's 13-year mission comes to official close.
A small military flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul this morning marked the official end of the US and NATO’s 13-year war in Afghanistan.
VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson speaks with both patients and doctors at NGO Emergency's hospital in Lashkar Gah, and gauges their expectations of an Afghanistan free from international intervention.