Afghanistan

Drugs

Behind the U.S.'s Bogus War on Taliban Drug Labs

America has spent tens of millions of dollars blowing up heroin and meth labs in Afghanistan. Except many of them are just huts.
Mike Power
3 days ago
Taliban

Trump Just Blew Up a Peace Deal With the Taliban Because They Wouldn't Let Him Take All The Credit

The fate of more than 5,000 U.S. troops who were going to come home from America's longest war is now unclear.
David Gilbert
9.10.19
Afghanistan

The U.S. Deal With the Taliban Already Looks Like a Disaster

As the U.S.'s top negotiator went on Kabul TV to announce a troop withdrawal deal, the Taliban was preparing a suicide bombing that killed 16 and wounded 100.
David Gilbert
9.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gujarat Is the New ‘Favourite’ Route for Pakistani Cartels Smuggling Drugs to the West

“If a fisherman brings five kgs of heroin along with 500 kgs of fish in his boat, it is very difficult to catch him.”
Pallavi Pundir
8.19.19
Afghanistan

Inside Afghanistan's Desperate Battle to Control a Dam in Taliban Country

The only way in or out is by helicopter.
Andrew Quilty
8.6.19
terrorism

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Is Getting Out of Prison Today. He Still Might Be Radicalized.

A 2017 report said he “continued to advocate for global jihad and to write and translate violent extremist texts"
Tim Marcin
6.12.19
Afghanistan

2018 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Civilians in Afghanistan

“The fact that the number of children killed this year is the highest on record is particularly shocking.”
Tim Hume
2.25.19
violent times

Australia's Deadliest Soldier Discusses Training to Kill

In this episode of Violent Times, we interview Sgt. Paul Cale about state-sanctioned violence.
Mahmood Fazal
2.8.19
Afghanistan

It’s Been Another Horrific Month for the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan

“The U.S. and allies are desperate for a deal, and nothing good happens when you are desperate.”
Tim Hume
11.30.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the Teenage Girl Who Led Thousands in Protest Against Sweden’s Deportation of Afghan Refugees

The deportations haven’t stopped, but 18-year-old Fatemeh Khavari made Sweden pay attention to their struggle.
Fatemeh Khavari
10.15.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Afghanistan Doesn't Foresee a Pause in Fighting Anytime Soon

ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack on the presidential palace while Ghani was delivering Eid prayers
VICE News
8.31.18
climate change

The Glaciers on Earth's 'Third Pole' Are Bursting, Causing Deadly Floods

Climate change is creating yet another dangerous new phenomenon.
August Rick
8.25.18
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