US Special Forces Couldn’t See Afghan Hospital When They Called in Deadly Strike
New details have emerged about the location of US forces ahead of the deadly airstrike that killed 30 people and destroyed a Doctors Without Borders Hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz.
The Secret Authoritarian History of Science Fiction
Many have been surprised by the recent controversies stirred up by SF's right-wing writers—but they shouldn't be.
Opinion and Analysis
Why Afghanistan Is Like the Color-Changing Dress (And Also In a Lot of Trouble)
Recent reports have suggested there are plunging troop numbers in the army, an apparent rise in the prevalence of private armies, and a lack of accountability for abuses.
Bomb Attacks Rock Nigeria as Neighbors Step Up Fight Against Boko Haram
The multinational response to the group is escalating, with protests, military operations and a $87 million fund.
war and conflict
Taliban Claims 'Defeat' of US and Allies in Afghanistan as NATO Withdraws Troops
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.
Nigerian President Sacks Doctors on Strike During the Ebola Outbreak
The move was prompted by the increasing number Ebola infections within the country in order for hospital management to restore the medical care that is so urgently needed.