Haqqani Network

Afghanistan

More troops won't end the unwinnable war in Afghanistan

Tim Hume
8.21.17
Afghanistan

Canadian and American hostages appeal to Trump and Obama in new scripted video

Held in captivity by a Taliban-linked group, Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle appeared with their children for first time.
Hilary Beaumont
12.20.16
middle east

Bowe Bergdahl Is Going to Face a Court-Martial Trial on Desertion Charges

After a three-month preliminary hearing, desertion and misbehavior charges against the 29-year-old soldier who walked off his Army base in Afghanistan were referred for a full trial.
Liz Fields
12.14.15
americas

Bowe Bergdahl Explains Why He Walked Off His Afghan Military Base in New 'Serial' Podcast

The soldier accused of deserting his unit in Afghanistan in 2009 says he wanted to highlight military leaders' incompetence, and to be a Jason Bourne-type figure, in new season of popular podcast series.
Liz Fields
12.10.15
politics

Travel Ban on Guantanamo Detainees Swapped for Bowe Bergdahl Set to Expire

The five Taliban officials released in the controversial deal have been in Qatar for the past year and restricted from traveling abroad, but this will change if the ban expires as scheduled on June 1.
Kayla Ruble
5.27.15
Afghanistan

Bowe Bergdahl: I Was Tortured, Shackled, and Caged in Taliban Captivity

The Army sergeant, recently charged with desertion after he went missing from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, details his captivity.
Liz Fields
3.26.15
americas

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion and 'Misbehavior Before the Enemy'

Bergdahl walked off his military base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive by the Pakistani Taliban for five years before he was freed in exchange for five Gitmo detainees.
Kayla Ruble
3.25.15
News

Finding Bergdahl - Part 4

This is the fourth installment of Robert Young Pelton's account of his involvement with the 2009 search for Private Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan.
Robert Young Pelton
10.2.14
war and conflict

Car Bombing Kills at Least 89 in Afghanistan Following Presidential Election Deal

The civilian death toll is one of the highest inflicted by a terror attack in Afghanistan since the US-led invasion of the country in 2001.
Ali M Latifi
7.15.14
environment

The Illicit Wildlife and Resource Trade Is Financing Militias and Terrorists

Illegal poaching and resource extraction rake in $213 billion a year, more than the global market for illegal drugs.
Samuel Oakford
6.26.14