Taliban

THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

Striking Photos from Afghanistan's Most Violent Province

Almost half the country is controlled by the Taliban right now.
Ben Anderson
6.9.17
News

Why Did America Drop the Mother of All Bombs on Afghanistan?

ISIS was the target, but an expert told us the historic attack was also about sending a message to Russia.
Mike Pearl
4.14.17
News

The Hangover News

This weekend Karen Harding flubbed the national anthem at the FA Cup final, a US drone strike reportedly killed the Afghan Taliban's leader and more.
Zoe Denton
5.23.16
The We Missed You Issue

Artifact

Suroosh Alvi recalls how he wound up with a dagger that belonged to Qari Hussain, the Pakistani Taliban's master trainer of suicide bombers.
Suroosh Alvi
3.16.16
Film

Does America Deserve Malala?

There were many men with guns before one shot Malala.
Ayesha Siddiqi
11.30.15
News

French President Francois Hollande Is the New George W. Bush, Says a Controversial Muslim Scholar

An interview with Tariq Ramadan, the Oxford professor who has made headlines for his conflicts with the French establishment
Joseph Elfassi
11.25.15
Afghanistan

At Least 9 Killed in Bombing at Volleyball Match in Afghanistan

Nearly a year after a suicide bomber killed at least 57 people at a volleyball match in Paktika, Afghanistan, a match in the province was the target of another bombing.
Sean Newell
9.29.15
Art

Burning Man Bans Glitter: Last Week in Art

Also: The British Library rejects Taliban archives and Donald Trump gets painted as a giant turd.
The Creators Project
8.31.15
News

The Hangover News

This weekend, Jeremy Corbyn said he'd renationalise former public industries, and it was reported that ISIS are plotting to blow up the Queen.
Mac Hackett
8.10.15
News

Notes from Afghanistan’s Most Dangerous Province

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.
Ben Anderson
6.22.15
Art

3D Holograms Resurrect Destroyed Buddha Monuments

Technology might be the answer to the decade-old problem of reconstructing the world's largest Buddhas.
Beckett Mufson
6.15.15
Photo

We Spoke to Frontline Photojournalist Lynsey Addario About Fear and Female Resilience

"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."
Kat Lister
3.26.15
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