The Borders Issue 2019
This Is the Border Where Polio Still Thrives
While the world has nearly won the battle against polio, the viral disease continues to elude health workers in the porous space between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Inside Afghanistan's Desperate Battle to Control a Dam in Taliban Country
The only way in or out is by helicopter.
"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"
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Afghan interpreters are terrified about a possible U.S. deal with the Taliban
Some former Afghan interpreters have come to live in the U.S. and they’re worried about the peace talks with the Taliban
ICE may have screwed up by deporting a dead soldier’s spouse
The man was dropped in Nogales, Mexico, and was living at a shelter for deported migrants
There's a battle brewing over where to send Julian Assange first
Investigators in Sweden say they’re considering reopening a 2010 rape case against the WikiLeaks founder
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.”
The Taliban-Linked Man Accused of Trying to Funnel Heroin into NYC
This may be a case of US policy in the Middle East coming back to bite it, experts said.
Trump wants to keep U.S. troops in Iraq to spy on Iran. That’s causing big problems in Baghdad.
“We're going to keep watching and we're going to keep seeing and if there's trouble, if somebody is looking to do nuclear weapons or other things."
Trump says Taliban peace talks are "proceeding well." Experts say latest deal is a surrender.
“All that Washington cares about at this point is getting out, without having to admit defeat.”
At least 40 dead in a Taliban attack that used a captured Humvee
Senior officials are reported as saying the death toll could be more than 100.
Nancy Pelosi had to cancel her trip abroad because Trump told everyone her itinerary
"We made plans to do that until the administration then leaked that we were traveling commercially," Pelosi said.